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  • Le Maitre hosting Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course in Crewe
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    Le Maitre will be hosting a one-day Pyrotechnics Safety Awareness Course on Friday 8th September 2017. Being held at The Crewe Lyceum Theatre in Crewe, this is a practical training course in stage pyrotechnics, taught by Lincoln Parkhouse, a well-known and leading industry practitioner.

    All attendees will receive a Certificate of Training at the end of the course and will qualify for one year's membership of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians.

    A typical course provides an overview of different pyrotechnic devices, their uses and the relevant health & safety information. During the course there are a number of live device demonstrations as well as lessons in series wiring, risk assessment and flame proofing. As part of the afternoon session participants get hands-on and get to set up and ignite their own pyrotechnic devices.

    Topics covered

    • Workshop presentations
    • Live device demonstrations
    • Videos
    • Handouts
    • An observation exercise
    • Delegates pressing buttons
    • History
    • Accidents
    • Flame Proofing
    • Maroons & Concussions - Bomb Tanks
    • Flashpots
    • Jets & Gerbs
    • Series Wiring
    • Testing
    • Paperwork
    • Law
    • Storage
    • HSE Competent Authority Documents
    • Risks Assessments
    • Material Safety Data - COSHH
    • Transport Emergency Cards - TREM
    • T1/T2

    Who should attend?
    The course is ideal for lighting professionals, students, community theatre technicians, venue staff, health & safety practitioners, fire and local authority officers, and anyone interested in the entertainment industry who may need to work with pyrotechnics.

    About the tutor
    Lincoln Parkhouse is the Director of Just FX and one of the founding members of the Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians.

    The cost of the course is £150+VAT and includes lunch and refreshments.

    Crewe Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, Crewe, CW1 2DA
    Getting to the Lyceum Theatre

    The course runs from 9.30am to 5.00pm

    To book your place email elaine.frost@lemaitreltd.com or call 020 8646 2222.

    All attendees must be aged 18 or over.

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