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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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Filming in the Down Town East Side (DTES)

Please Note: it is currently required that an experienced community film liaison with overdose (OD) intervention training be hired when filming on the DTES. In 2017 the City of Vancouver experienced an overdose crisis largely in the DTES. Fentanyl-laced drugs are commonplace and, therefore, more people are choosing to do drugs in public spaces (streets, […]

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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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First Aid Advisory: Naloxone, WorkSafeBC Link

The purpose of this first aid advisory is to provide information about the drug called naloxone and how the provision of naloxone may fit into an employer’s workplace emergency response plan. WorkSafeBC Link here.

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Preparing for Cannabis Legalization WorkSafeBC Primer

Current regulations prohibit workers from being impaired while they work and require employers to remove impaired workers from the workplace. This is currently the law in B.C. and would remain the law with the legalization of cannabis. Read WorkSafeBC’s primer to learn more about the regulatory requirements related to impairment and how employers can develop policies […]

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Return To Work CSA Group Link

Click here to link to the CSA Group website, which provides information and resources related to mental health and the transition surrounding returning to work.

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Return To Work Great West Life Link

Please click here to link to Canadian insurance provider, Great West Life, an organization providing information and resources for maintaining good mental health in the workplace.

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Safety Scene – May 2018 Edition

In the May 2018 issue: Launch of Mental Health Resource: Calltime Mental Health, Thoughts from Actsafe’s Performing Arts Industry Advisor, WorkSafeBC Student Video Contest Winner, Joint Health & Safety Committee Meeting Information, and a whole lot more! View The Actsafe Safety Scene here.

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Safety Scene – July 2018 Edition

In the July 2018 issue: Guidelines For Working In Hot Temperatures, Calltime: Mental Health Resource Website, Joint Health & Safety Committee Reports and What To Do With Them, Managing Fatigue, Hello’s and Goodbye’s, And Much More! View The Actsafe Safety Scene online here.

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Toward a Respectful Workplace: A WorkSafeBC Handbook on Preventing and Addressing Workplace Bullying and Harassment

This handbook is about helping employers, workers, and supervisors meet their occupational health and safety duties as they relate to workplace bullying and harassment. Find WorkSafeBC’s guide here.

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Who Should I Talk To Poster

Reporting a hazard?  Looking for information?  Who should you call? Finding out who to talk to about health and safety in the motion picture and performing arts industries in B.C. can get complicated.  That’s why we’ve come up with this infographic to explain who to call, and when. Who Should I Talk To Poster PDF

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BioSolutions Inc.

Industrial cleaning services include mould inspection, testing & remediation, needle/drug paraphernalia removal & disposal, site inspection for hazards and bio hazards and more.

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Actsafe Event Safety Conference

The only conference in the Pacific Northwest focused on sharing knowledge about making live events and performing arts workplaces safe for workers and audiences alike! Our Event Safety Conference brings together a broad range of stakeholders from festivals, performing arts and live event venues, health and safety organizations, event production suppliers, education providers, service organizations, […]

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Air Quality Advisory – August 2018

If an Air Quality Advisory has been issued because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to smoke from wildfires around the region, the following information should be considered; The Ministry of Environment recommends that strenuous outdoor activities be avoided. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms while working outdoors, contact your […]

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Conference

Actsafe Event Safety Conference The only conference in the Pacific Northwest focused on sharing knowledge about making live events and performing arts workplaces safe for workers and audiences alike! Our Event Safety Conference brings together a broad range of stakeholders from festivals, performing arts and live event venues, health and safety organizations, event production suppliers, […]

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Recommendations For Managing Fatigue in the Performing Arts Industry Booklet

Humans are a day-oriented species and when we challenge that by working late into the night, there can be consequences. The following recommendations will help you overcome those challenges and by doing so; – Increase your personal health and safety – Improve your family and social life – Improve work performance – Decrease your risk […]

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Recommendations for Fighting Fatigue Link

This document has been reviewed by Actsafe’s Motion Picture Standing Committee and approved for distribution to British Columbia’s motion picture and television industry. Humans are a day-oriented species and when we challenge that by working late into the night, there can be consequences. The following recommendations will help you overcome those challenges and by doing […]

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Safety Scene – April 2018 Edition

In the April 2018 issue: Is Your Joint Health & Safety Committee Compliant? Opioid Crisis Management Resources, WorkSafeBC Regulation Update, Launch of the Carbon Literacy Workshop! and a whole lot more! View The Actsafe Safety Scene here.

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Safety Scene – September 2016 Edition

In the September 2016 issue: Actsafe Is Going On The Road! Joint Health & Safety Committee Evaluation Tool New and Young Worker Orientation and a whole lot more! View The Actsafe Safety Scene here!

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Resources

The following resources can be used to supplement a production’s health and safety program. They include a wide selection of tools, documents and recommendations to help employers develop production specific programs. We’ve broken these resources down to be easily searchable by department, topic and service. However, these resources do not replace the need for all […]

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