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December 2012

In this issue

  • Actsafe and stunt performers learning together
  • Holiday shopping at Actsafe
  • Diver’s log book
  • High-fidelity earplugs
  • Level one First Aid Kits
  • Failing to plan is no plan
  • Who’s getting hurt?

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October/November 2012


  • Cooler weather raises risk in hair & makeup trailers
  • Order your propane wallet card
  • Motion picture industry reviewing changes to aerial lift retraining period and fall protection
  • Don’t miss a thing – join Actsafe’s social networks

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September 2012


  • Shift work linked to higher injury rates
  • Stay healthy while working long or irregular hours
  • Play it Safe: a health and safety guide for school theatres launched online
  • Workers won’t lose benefits for wearing shoe covers
  • Janet Sellery honoured for professional achievement
  • Actsafe staff changes

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August 2012

  • Preventing injuries key to dealing with realities of an aging workforce
  • Employment standards revised for children in live entertainment
  • Electrical certification review complete
  • New foundation for hazard communication on the horizon for Canada
  • Correction: dust blowdown procedures
  • Actsafe courses and certifications

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June/July 2012


  • When the dust settles: Lessons from the sawmill industry
  • New supervisors need more than experience
  • Employers’ toolkit for domestic violence
  • Defibrillators need care and safe operators to save lives
  • Actsafe clarifies safe use and set-up of small tents
  • Bulletin released on the safe design of orchestra pits
  • Actsafe courses and certifications

May 2012


  • When you’re behind the wheel, driving is your only job
  • Paperwork now a lot easier with new online forms
  • Air Quality report gets international attention
  • View from the Third Floor: an observer’s perspective of a film set
  • Mobile Reg app updated
  • Actsafe courses
  • Communications survey winner
  • Staff changes at Actsafe
  • Share Actsafe resources
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April 2012


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February/March 2012


  • Optimism linked to health, longevity
  • Under the radar: Tools to address workplace substance abuse
  • Redesigned posters available
  • Courses and Certifications

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January 2012, Volume 3, No. 1


  • Fall protection in stadiums, arenas and theatres: prevent, then protect
  • Regulatory changes ahead
  • Hidden hazards in hair and makeup trailers
  • LPEC program review underway
  • Equip your car for winter weather
  • Courses and Certifications

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