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Rhino Staging Nevada partners with Goodwill of Southern Nevada for Train-to-Hire Stagehand Program

Rhino Staging Nevada partners with Goodwill of Southern Nevada to help create a stagehand training program for Goodwill clients. Acceptance into the program is by application and each 2-week course includes a stagehand basics course, the OSHA 10 training for […]

Flatbed Trucks & Fall Protection: How To Ensure Stagehand Safety

Stagehands encounter fall hazards all the time, like loading tower trusses on flatbed trucks. Addressing this fall hazard is key to safety for all stagehands!

Self-Retracting Lifeline “Impact Indicator” Inspection

If you have ever climbed a truss tower or wire rope ladder to rig, done a lighting fixture focus, worked a show-call as a truss spotlight operator, or for any other reason, you are familiar with self-retracting lifelines (SRLs), or […]

Successful Rescue Saves Overheated Rhino Staging Rigger

During a stadium show load-in at Chase Field, the heat was on! Extreme temperatures increase the risk of heat-related illness during stadium show load-ins – and Rhino Staging was no exception. Don’t worry! This rescue story has a cool, happy ending.

Scorching Phoenix Heat Melts Down Plastic Pallets, Creates Urgent Hazard

Tipsy Plastic Towers Our friends at the Chase Field baseball stadium in Phoenix have field protective flooring for non-baseball live events stored on stacked pallets in an open lot just down the street from the stadium. Recently, one of their […]

OSHA-10 Training for California Stagehands

Effective January 1st, 2023, California’s AB 1775 requires Rhino Staging employees at public event venues to complete OSHA 10 training. Rhino Staging offers OSHA-authorized trainers for OSHA 10 & 30-Hour training, enhancing safety awareness and opening doors for stagehands. Contact […]

Success in Stage Production: 5 Tips for New Riggers & Stagehands

Welcome To The Live Events Industry! Thank you for being an integral part of our industry! Your passion and dedication are what make live events possible. Whether you’re transitioning from another profession or embarking on your very first job, we […]

Timing Is Key: Choosing the Right Moments for Stagehand Safety Meetings

The Importance of Stagehand Safety Meetings If you’re wondering what a safety meeting is and why it matters, it’s time to catch up with the rest of us! Safety meetings are vital to maintaining a safe production. Most crews do […]

Incident Prevention: Enhancing Situational Awareness as a Stagehand

Pay attention, but to what? Prioritizing your safety is paramount in every production setting! That’s why this blog was written to help equip you with practical tips for enhancing your situational awareness as a stagehand. By incorporating these straightforward strategies […]

The Power of Mindfulness for Stagehands

Load-In: An Introduction to Mindfulness for Stagehands Mindfulness may cushion the blow of stressful environments and experiences. – Bergson et al., 2023 Stagehand life is one of the most exciting and rewarding things in the world, but it can also […]