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The Actsafe Safety Scene is published every month. You can download the newsletter from the links below. If you would like to be on our distribution list, please subscribe using the Subscribe Here button at the bottom of the page. We also send out a printed newsletter on a quarterly basis: contact us at 604.733.4682 if you would like it delivered.

2004 to 2010

Actsafe November/December 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• It’s Flu Shot Time!
• A Conversation That Matters: New Date
• Quit Smoking for Your Chance to Win $5,000
• Prepare Yourself for Winter Driving
• When is Immediate Notification Required to WorkSafeBC?
•Hello Jen!
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe October 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• Tobacco and Workplace Toxins
• Resource Roads
• Propane Exposure and Safety
• 15 Passenger Van Safety
• Aerial Platform/Fall Protection Reminder
• Sta’-Put Update
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe September 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• Changes to Occupational First Aid Level One
• Fire Prevention Week
• Think Set Safety Program for High Schools
• My Foot Was Fine, But The Boot Was a Write-Off!
• Cough & Sneeze Etiquette
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe August 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• Join Us For a Conversation That Matters
• Canister Adhesives Follow-Up
• Industry Recognized Practice for Aerial and Fork Lift Training
• Improved Online Registration
• Trailer Steps Safety
• Hot Working Conditions
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe June/July 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• Carpenters and MSI Comic
• WorkSafeBC Guideline Changes
• Left Side Skin Cancer in Drivers
• Canister Adhesives
• Hearing Testing
• Summer Hazards
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe May 2010 Newsletter

Contents includes:

• The Team Approach to Safety
• iPhone Apps That Could Save Your Life
• Motion Picture Production Manager and Department Head Forum
• Actsafe Appoints New Board Chair
• Getting the Rest You Need
• Spring Hazards
• Actsafe Courses

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Actsafe Newsletter for April 2010

• New Actsafe Primers for the Motion Picture Industry
• National Day of Mourning
• NAOSH Health and Safety Week
• Young and New Worker Infosheet
• Work Related Hearing Loss
• Actsafe on Twitter
• Actsafe’s Youtube Channel
• Vancouver 311
• Courses

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Actsafe Newsletter for March 2010

• What is Actsafe?
• Changes at Actsafe
• Tailgate Safety
• Impaired by Fatigue
• Motion Picture and Performing Arts Safety Bulletins
• Courses

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Actsafe Newsletter for January/February 2010

• Working with Scaffolding
• Occupational First Aid Level One: Major Changes in 2010
• Cell Phone Ban: Does it Go Far Enough
• SHAPE Olympic Hours
• You Spoke, We Listened
• Courses

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Actsafe Newsletter for November/December 2009

• Safety Statistics: The Numbers Don’t Lie
• Avalanche Awareness
• Proper Handwashing
• Why Accidents Happen: Causation and Prevention
• NOTICE! Potential Risk Involving Miller Back Biter Lanyards
• Cell Phones & Driving May Soon Be Illegal
• Actsafe Holiday Hours
• Courses

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October 2009

• Fire Safety & Prevention for Theatres
• Using a Fire Extinguisher
• New Actsafe Video: How To Conduct a Field Flame Test
• Fire Stunts in Motion Picture
• Fire Safety Training
• Win Cash or Canucks Tickets
• Actsafe on Twitter
• Actsafe Newsletter Direct to Your Inbox
• Courses

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September 2009

• H1N1 Planning and Prevention
• Cancer Research Project
• Fire Safety Week
• Performing Arts Supervisor Safety
• Accident Investigation
• Courses

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August 2009

• Personal Protective Equipment is PST Exempt
• Sunglasses: Cool and Safe
• Safety Under the Sun Poster
• New Actsafe Training: Aerial Platform over 80ft
• Rigging Exam Preparation Course
• Slow Down & Move Over for Emergency Vehicles
• Courses

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June 2009

• Art Safety News From Around the Globe
• Beware: Heatstroke
• Stunt Guidelines
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Out of Jurisdiction First Aid Certification
• Courses

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May 2009

• Art Safety Week: May 3-9
• Join Us For Chat & Cheese: Art Safety Week Panels
• Book Review: Start Fresh
• Performance of a Lifetime
• Congrats Dawn!
• Courses

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April 2009

• Art Safety Week: May 3-9
• Notice of Project
• Planning a Tour?
• Tiger Torches
• Actsafe Safety Bulletin Updates
• Online Course Registration
• Day of Mourning: April 28, 2009
• Courses

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February/March 2009

• Pain is Optional: The Comic Book!
• Musicians: Give Your Back the Support it Deserves
• Actsafe’s New Hearing Testing Provider
• Pets at Work
• Art Safety Week: May 3-9
• Hello Dave!
• Courses

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November/December 2008

• 14 Passenger Van Safety
• Tailgate Injuries
• New Aerial Lift Manual Now Available
• Stress and Your Health
• Courses

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October 2008

• Think Set Safety for High School Students
• SHAPE Takes Training on the Road
• SHAPE’s New Performing Arts Safety Primer
• Artists and Communicable Diseases
• Courses

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August 2008

• More Cell Phone Bans
• New Aerial Lift Supplemental Manual
• WorkSafeBC Performing Arts & Film: Safety at Work Centre
• Injuries and Incidents Around the World
• Courses

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July 2008

• The ART of Safety
• Free MSI Presentation
• Critical Incident Response
• Priority Action Approach Poster
• Courses

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June 2008

• The Cirque Is In Town!
• Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow
• Giant Hogweed Warning for Vancouver
• Availability of First Aid Attendant
• Tower of Power
• Courses

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April/May 2008

• Celebrate SHAPE’s 10 Year Anniversary During Art Safety Week
• Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility
• New Video “Introducing SHAPE”
• How to Handle an Unsafe Situation
• New! Performing Arts Supervisor Safety Course
• $10 Art Safety Week Courses & Seminars

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March 2008

• First Aid Call Sheet Info
• Changes to First Aid Reporting
• Driving with Finesse
• Hazardous Waste and Banned Materials List
• Production Receives Stop Work Order
• New Tobacco & Smoking Laws
• Art Safety Week 2008
• Courses

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February 2008

• Is Antibiotic Soap Better?
• New Fall Protection Guidelines
• Changes to First Aid Regulations
• Assessment of Ice Melt Products
• 2007 COS Manager of the Year
• Courses

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