J.R. Clancy - 2006 - From training to inspections to safety tools: 5 simple tips to consider for backstage safety.
Sight & Sound - September 2009 - Overview of rigging installation safety in houses of worship.
School Planning & Management - July 2008 - Overview of rigging safety in schools.
Protocol - Spring 2004 - It is important that owners and operators of counterweight rigging systems receive proper training.
Teaching Theatre Magazine - Summer 2005 - All theatres need training on rigging system operation procedures, identification of equipment problems, and rigging inspections in schools.
New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal News - Safety risks occur, but with proper training, maintenance and inspections, risks can be minimized.
New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal News - Safety standards for protecting the audience and stage curtains.
School Business Affairs - May 2004 - Don't overlook theatre inspections because theatre classes and programs are not held in regular classrooms. Ensure a safe production and environment by considering these points.
Protocol - Summer 2007 - Instructions for evaluation and development of a comprehensive safety program – includes a facility safety inspection checklist, topics to include in a safety manual and a listing of common hazards found in the entertainment industry.
Dramatics Magazine - April 2008 - Detailed options for safely maintaining control of a counterweight system when dealing with a theatre that does not have a loading bridge.
DramaBiz - January 2009 - "From a falling crescent wrench left on a sheet metal raceway to substituting rock climbing equipment for staging flying effects, theatres have not always put safety as a top priority when creating eye-popping treats for an audience." — Brent McWilliams
School Planning & Management - May 2010 - Little known code requirements for K-12 theater andauditorium stages.