If during the next few weeks if your venue is closed why not take advantage of having some downtime by completing your Through Examinations of any lifting equipment? Did you know that under LOLER much of your lifting accessories such as shackles, strops, steel wire ropes all should be inspected thoroughly every six months? Even safety bonds on lanterns fall under this regulation. This task can often be difficult to undertake and document during busy times. Arranging external contactors to do this when you have performances can be a hassle but now is a great time to take advantage of your venues dark period and get your rigging inspected and in good shape for when you reopen.
dBS Solutions have qualified and certified inspectors who can do this for you. Unlike some dedicated lifting companies who work mostly on large construction sites, our team are entertainment specialists. We can advise on your inspections and carry them out on-site for you. We currently inspect, Truss, Strops, Chain hoists, shackles, wind up stands harnesses & clamps of all kinds.
During this current crisis, we know that freelancers across our industry will have some time at home. If you are in need of your harness inspected dBS Solutions will do a thorough examination of this for you free of charge so you can be ready to go when the work returns. Its our little way to help.
The dBS Solutions team.