Online Resources (Updated April 28, 2020)

Our industry has opened up an immense amount of resources to give its workers a chance to expand their knowledge during this downtime. Below you will find a handful of these resources that were found to be most pertinent to our local. However, the most extensive and frequently updated list can be found on the MAGNUM website. Magnum also created a Social Distancing Gig Guide: Tips for the COVID19 Downtime that is also worth your time.


RESOURCES FOR EQUIPMENT OWNERS  - Detailed instructions on maintaining and disenfecting your equipment.


AVIXA - For those looking to further their knowledge in AV or pursue their CTS Certification, AVIXA has opened its entire course catalog to everyone until June 12.


ETC CONNECT - ETC has opened their extensive online training courses for free until May 15


CM-ET WEBINAR - APRIL 3, 8, 17, 24 - Columbus McKinnon will be offering a 4 part webinar on "Frequent and Periodic Inspection of CM-ET Lodestar and Prostar Electric Chain Hoists". If you cannot watch during the given time slots, register anyway as everyone will be sent links to watch the webinars on their own time. Completion of this webinar will count for 2 ETCP Certification Renewal Credits.


CHICAGO FLYHOUSE ONLINE CLASSES MARCH 30-APRIL 3- Chicago Flyhouse will be offering a series of online rigging classes in the coming week on Design Factor, Bridle Math, and Codes, Standards & Risk Assesment. These classes are for technicians of all skill levels.


EVENT SAFETY ALLIANCE - The Event Safety Guide is now available for free online as a PDF file. The Event Safety Access course is being offered at a discounted rate of $9.95 through July 1 as well.


A4I.TV - Area 4 Industries has a great video series on rigging safety and engineering that are available at anytime.


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