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World Mental Health Day 2019

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, which raises awareness of mental health issues around the world. For our industries here in British Columbia, Calltime Mental Health is an initiative by British Columbia’s motion picture industry unions to assist workers and employers grappling with mental health and addiction issues both in and out of the workplace. […]

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Joint Health & Safety Committee Fundamentals Group Training Fillable Form

Effective April 3, 2017, WorkSafeBC mandates that all joint health and safety committee (JHSC) members have a minimum of 8-hours of training. Actsafe provides those members with the training, the workshop covers: • Navigating the Workers Compensation Acts and Regulations • Terms of Reference • Meeting Minutes & Reporting • Inspections • Work Refusals • […]

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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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Joint Health & Safety Committee Fundamentals

Actsafe’s Fundamentals training covers WorkSafeBC’s mandate that all joint health and safety committee members have a minimum of 8-hours of training.

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General Health and Safety Motion Picture Safety Primer

Click here for General health and safety primer PDF This primer describes basic workplace health and safety information for employers and workers, such as reporting injuries; risk assessments; refusing unsafe work; OHS programs; Joint Health and Safety Committees; working alone; respirator fit testing; young and new workers and hearing testing.

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Generic Film Health & Safety Program Manual

If you need to create an OHS program, or would like a copy of this manual, please contact the Manager of Motion Picture Programs and Services, Anand Kanna anandkanna@actsafe.ca

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#11 A Health & Safety Overview of Orchestra Pits Performing Arts Safety Bulletin

Orchestra pits can be dangerous to members of the crew during load-ins, set-ups, tech work and strikes, as well as to performers on the stage and musicians in the pit during rehearsals and performances. Janet Sellery of Sellery Health + Safety notes: “There are lots of examples of people and objects falling into orchestra pits. […]

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#32B Addendum “B” for Food Handling – Ministry of Health File #59 Motion Picture Safety Bulletin

Serious cases of food poisoning can result in prolonged sickness and even death. All of these illnesses and deaths can be prevented by following ten simple safety rules in these guidelines. Food Handling Addendum B Ministry of Health Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

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Dillon Consulting Limited Hygienists, Engineers Health & Safety

Services include health and safety program development/implementation, noise monitoring and hearing conservation programs, WHMIS compliance, location hazard assessments, hazardous materials surveys, exposure monitoring and more.

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Aura Health & Safety Corporation

Services include exposure monitoring, health and safety program/procedure development, indoor air quality Investigations (including mould and Legionella), noise monitoring and more.

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AAS Workplace Health & Safety

Services include health and safety program development/ implementation, safe work procedure development, site inspections, accident & incident investigations and more.

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Atmospheric Effects in the Entertainment Industry: Constituents, Exposures and Health Effects

Kay Teschke, Yat Chow, Michael Brauer, Chris van Netten, Sunil Varughese, Susan Kennedy. March 2003. UBC’s School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene have published this full report on the safety of atmospheric theatrical smokes and fogs in 2003. WCB’s 8-hour Exposure Limit (EL) for mists of mildly refined oils is 0.2mg/m3, and of severely refined […]

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Vocal Health for Performers: Your Guide to a Strong, Clear, Easy Voice

This four page guide, penned by Shelagh Davies, a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist with 20 years experience working with the voice and its disorders, provides information on how to maintain a strong, clear and easy voice. Composed of two main components, the guide first provides information on the proper care and maintenance of your larynx, which […]

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Health and Safety Guide for Live Performance (Festivals)

This document is a guide to assist you in the design of your own dedicated safety plan for live performance events such as festivals. Nowadays, most people in BC’s entertainment industry are very aware that their workplaces are subject to Workers Compensation Board regulations, but far fewer people know exactly what the regulations are or […]

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Health and Safety Guide for Live Performance (Theatre)

This document is a guide to assist you in the design of your own dedicated safety plan. Nowadays, most people in BC’s entertainment industry are very aware that their workplaces are subject to Workers Compensation Board regulations, but far fewer people know exactly what the regulations are or how to go about complying with them. […]

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Paint Department Health and Safety Report

There are many work place issues that can affect potential exposure to hazardous materials used by Painters. By considering the main issues and taking some action, employers and workers can more effectively reduce workers’ exposure to the hazardous paint and painting-related products. Actsafe Safety Association thanks IATSE 891 for providing this report. Paint Department health and […]

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Joint Health and Safety Committee Fundamentals Training Poster

ARE YOU IN COMPLIANCE? Effective April 3rd, 2017, WorkSafeBC mandated that all joint health and safety committee members are required to have a minimum of 8-hours of training. ACTSAFE’S WORKSHOP COVERS: Navigating the Workers Compensation Act and regulations Terms of reference Meeting minutes & reporting Inspections Work refusals Incident investigations Committee evaluation REGISTRATION This workshop […]

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Joint Health and Safety Committee Fundamentals Participant Workbook

This workbook contains the resources and materials participants will need during the Joint Health and Safety Committee Fundamentals course.

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How to Implement a Formal Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program

This WorkSafeBC booklet will help employers, workers, and joint health and safety committees develop and maintain an effective occupational health and safety (OHS) program. Updated to include Regulatory changes related to joint health and safety committees that came into effect on April 3, 2017. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, […]

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Industry Updates

Industry Updates What Would Don Do? Workers Compensation Act Updates April 2020 Steps for Life: Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy Safety Scene Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2020: Concussions Class Order – Mass Gatherings, Re: COVID-19 COVID-19 Impact; Updates and Resources Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Info Sheet Safety Scene Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2020: […]

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Monthly Updates, May 2020

Actsafe’s Monthly Updates: May We at Actsafe Safety Association hope that you are safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are doing our part in mitigating the exposure and spread of the virus to the Actsafe team and community and therefore our office is currently closed until further notice. We are still here to help […]

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What Would Don Do

Have a health and safety question that you’d like answered? Ask Don! Join Don Parman, Actsafe’s Manager of Performing Arts Programs and Services, virtually to discuss any safety issues or concerns that the performing arts and live events industries are facing during these testing times. Contact Don at donparman@actsafe.ca to get signed up. Keep an eye on our social […]

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