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Dancers and MSI Performing Arts Safety Primer

Musculoskeletal injury (MSI) is the most frequently reported medical problem among classical and modern dancers. The majority of dancers have reported at least one injury that has affected their dancing or kept them from dancing and approximately 50% of dancers report at least one chronic injury. A musculoskeletal injury is any injury or disorder of […]

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Spotlight: Jenny Duffy, Dance Educator and Choreographer Video

Actsafe shines the Spotlight on Jenny Duffy, Dance Educator and Choreographer for the B.C. Lion’s Dance Team, The Felions.

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Dancer Nutrition Info Sheet

The benefits of good nutrition are numerous, and even more so for dancers. This information booklet answers questions such as; how can I sustain my energy longer? How can I improve my recovery with nutrition? How can I prevent muscle soreness? And includes guidance and nutritious recipes.

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Concussion Awareness Video

Kerry Goulet speaks to UBCP Stunt Performers regarding the dangers of incurring a concussion while working in the motion picture, television, performing arts and live events industries.

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Think Set Safety Program

The goal of the Think Set Safety Program is to establish safe work habits for grade 11 and 12 film and performing arts students by providing education and exercises related to basic arts safety fundamentals. This program is aimed at students enrolled in Drama/Theatre, Film Production or Dance programs. The goal of the program is to help […]

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Concussions Motion Picture Fact Sheet

A concussion is generally the result of a blow to the head, face or jaw, or even elsewhere on the body. A concussion may also result from a whiplash effect to the head and neck. Health effects can include wide range of short- or long-term changes affecting thinking, sensation, language, or emotions. Concussion Fact Sheet […]

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Concussions in Performing Arts Workplaces by Dr. Jeffrey Russell

This concussion in performing arts slideshow was presented at the 2018 Actsafe event Safety Conference by Dr. Jeffrey Russell of Ohio University. 

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Mental Health & Addiction Resource

The Calltime Mental Health campaign has been developed to support BC motion picture workers and their families, reduce the stigma related to mental health and substance use concerns, and to ensure that BC motion picture workers are aware of the services and benefits available to them through their Union Health Benefit Plans and broader resources […]

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Call Time Mental Health Website

The Call Time Mental Health campaign has been developed to support BC motion picture workers and their families, reduce the stigma related to mental health and substance use concerns, and to ensure that BC motion picture workers are aware of the services and benefits available to them through their Union Health Benefit Plans and broader […]

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