Performing Arts Safety


Performing Arts productions can involve numerous hazards and risks related to diverse areas such as aerial acrobatics, use of theatrical fog, working at height, shop activities, audience safety considerations and more. The following resources are provided to manage and mitigate these risks.

Please contact Risk and Safety Solutions to be added to the UC-SAFETYINARTS-L listserv.

Performing Arts Safety on YouTube

Safety Manuals

Performing Arts Safety Manual (HTML)

Performing Arts Safety Manual (PDF)

Theater Fall Protection Program

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 Resources and Links

American Ladder Institute


ESTA Technical Standards Program - ANSI E Standards

ETCP Certification for entertainment rigging and electrical

Event Safety Alliance

Fire Safety Curtain Log

Power Tool Institute