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It’s RIGGED!!!

Today is a special day – election day.  I started this day like every other – getting ready to get out the door – dropping the kids at school, etc..  As I was listening to the radio and the morning news something struck me.  The candidates and pundits were complaining about election tampering, rules, ethics,[…]

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It Happened To Me…

Safety Warning!One of my favorite articles in professional magazines is the one you tend to find in the back – It Happened To Me…  It’s the article that describes and accident and the finding from the investigation to determine what lead up to the failure.  I always learn something from those stories and it makes[…]

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Rigging Block Safety

As I am preparing for the next production, I started to pull together some rigging supplies to rig up a folding sun.  I was looking at my rope blocks and noticed that the wood around the pulley has started to separate and crack. This renders the pulley completely useless (unsafe and unreliable)  and must be taken out[…]