Rope access techniques are sometimes used in the music industry for a variety of purposes, including the installation and maintenance of stage lighting and sound systems, the hanging of stage scenery and props, and the rigging of stage equipment. Rope access technicians, who are trained and certified in the use of specialized equipment and techniques to access and work in difficult-to-reach areas, can use rope systems to safely and efficiently access and work on stage equipment and structures.
In the music industry, rope access technicians may be called upon to perform a variety of tasks, such as installing and adjusting stage lighting and sound systems, hanging stage scenery and props, and rigging stage equipment. They may also be involved in emergency response and rescue operations, using their skills and expertise to safely and efficiently access and evacuate individuals from stage structures and other structures in the event of an emergency.
Rope access technicians working in the music industry must be highly trained and skilled in the use of rope systems and other specialized equipment, and must be able to work safely and efficiently at height in a variety of conditions. They typically hold a certification from a recognized professional organization, such as SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) or IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association).