Technical Tours

All technical tours require an advance payment per person. Register early as tours have limited capacity. All technical tours are $35 (advanced payment required). Technical tours are for registered attendees of ASSE’s Safety 2014 only.

 

Walt Disney World - Behind the Scenes
Disney Tour
SOLD OUT

Departure Information:  9:15am from the Orange County Convention Center

Description
The tour will include two backstage areas including the Holiday Services warehouse where all the holiday decorations are built, stored and refreshed every day of the year.  The second location is the manufacturing shop where attraction cars, animatronic figures and other one of kind items are built and refurbished.   At both of these locations, workers face challenges with regard to ergonomics, heavy equipment, chemicals and fall protection.  Attendees will have the opportunity to see how Walt Disney World applies occupational standards to some very non-traditional areas and hear of their unique solutions.

Requirements
Photo Identification such as a driver's license or military identification. No cameras or photos permitted.  Long pants and comfortable flat shoes for walking.  No shorts or tank tops.  Safety glasses and ear plugs will be provided by facility. 

Price:  $ 35 (advance payment required)


Cirque du Soleil - La Nouba Behind the Scenes
Disney Tour
SOLD OUT

Departure Information:  9:15am from the Orange County Convention Center

Description
Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the La Nouba theatre and view the key safety measures Cirque du Soleil has in place to ensure the health and safety of their artists and technicians while continuing to amaze audiences 476 shows a year.  Tour will include the backstage, over and under the stage.  

Requirements
Closed toed shoes; no heels permitted; No skirts for women.  Cameras, video or other recording devices are permitted in certain areas of the facility.   

Price:  $ 35 (advance payment required)


Cintas
Disney Tour
TT5314 Monday, June 9, 1:30-3:30pm

SOLD OUT

Departure Information:  1:15pm from Orange County Convention Center

Description
Attendees will tour the industrial laundry facility and look at the entire Cintas process that that will include soil separation of dirty garments, the wash process, chemical usage, wastewater operations, garment inspection, and storage.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to look at the Cintas loading procedures and sorting processes. 

Requirements
Closed toed shoes are required.  No cameras, video or other recording devices permitted.

Price:  $ 35 (advance payment required)


Gatorland
Disney Tour
TT6114 Tuesday, June 10, 9:30am – 12:30pm
TT7114 Wednesday, June 11, 9:30am – 12:30pm

SOLD OUT

Departure Information:  9:15am from the Orange County Convention Center

Description
Ever wonder how a place that is full of alligators can keep its guest and employees safe?  Welcome to Gatorland, home to many different species of alligators, birds and other wildlife.  Attendees will have the opportunity to see how Gatorland keeps its park safe as well as coexist with its surrounding area. 

Requirements
Closed toed shoes are required; Cameras, video or other recording devices are permitted. 

Price:  $ 35 (advance payment required)


Walt Disney World – Under Construction
Disney Tour
TT6214 Tuesday, June 10, 9:30am – 11:45am

SOLD OUT

Departure Information:  9:15am from the Orange County Convention Center

Description
Attendees will have the opportunity to see how Walt Disney World handles safety and security during a construction project.  The walk will include an overview of a construction location and a walking tour of the site and how Disney handles construction near guest areas and how the magic is kept under wraps. 

Requirements
Photo Identification such as a driver's license or military identification. No cameras or photos permitted. Long pants and comfortable flat shoes for walking. Appropriate Footwear – Sturdy work boots or shoes with a sturdy sole are required. Sturdy work boots or shoes are those intended for outdoor wear that have firm hard soles and slip resistant treads (e.g. work shoes or boots, hiking shoes or boots). Note: Steel-toed shoes are NOT required. No shorts or tank tops. Safety glasses and ear plugs will be provided by facility.

Price:  $ 35 (advance payment required)