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Meet the Team Our team comprises of individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ensuring we provide quality resources and services to everyone in our industries. There are a number of ways to contact the Actsafe team; Instant message with one of the Actsafe Team here Drop us an email at info@actsafe.ca Give us a ring on […]

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Join Us for an Evening of Celebrating Safety

Join us at the River Rock Show Theatre for a casual evening of networking, trivia, appetizers and awards presentations, including WorkSafeBC’s annual Student Safety Video Contest Award winners and Actsafe’s inaugural Safety in Entertainment Awards. Actsafe’s six awards will recognize individuals and organizations who were ambassadors and pioneers for safety in 2019 in the arts […]

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Concussion Awareness, Response, and Management Flowchart

The entertainment production community, working with the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, is happy to make the Concussion Awareness Training Tool’s (CATT) Concussion Awareness flowchart available for employers, supervisors, and workers in B.C’s arts and entertainment industries. This flowchart outlines a pathway that should be followed to respond to and manage a suspected concussion […]

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“We are in the entertainment business, not the emergency business… aren’t we?”

An article by Eric Stuart QPM, BA hons (CSM), UKCMA, Director of Gentian Events Ltd. for Actsafe’s quarterly newsletter, Safety Scene. So, how do we prepare for crowd emergencies and what do those emergencies look like? I will answer the second one first: everything and anything that might impact negatively, hurt, scare, or kill your […]

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#7A Addendum A – Principal Performers Using Underwater Diving Equipment Motion Picture Safety Bulletin

Section 24.13(1)(a) of the Regulation requires that all divers in an occupational diving operation meet the requirements of CSA Standard 275.4-97 Competency Standard for Diving Operations. Each diver is also required to be competent to use the equipment that he or she will be using during the diving operation. The purpose of this guideline is […]

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#2 Special Use of Live Ammunition Motion Picture Safety Bulletin

These guidelines are intended to give recommendations, special guidelines, and conditions for the safe handling, use and storage of firearms utilizing live ammunition.   Click here to download the guideline.

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Online Exam

This is the online exam for the MPPIA Motion Picture Industry Orientation Workshop, which you must attend to qualify to take this exam. This exam is open book. Once you have successfully completed this online exam, your certification will be automatically uploaded to your profile. Steps to gain access to the MPIO online exam: 1) Login […]

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Sustainability (TBC)

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Mental Health & Substance Abuse

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Concussion

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Monthly Updates, August 2019

Actsafe’s August Updates July was another great month for Actsafe with a lot of exciting things happening to update you on, including; Upcoming Courses and Dates Actsafe’s Injury Prevention Week New Job Openings Outreach… and more! Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram to get the latest arts and entertainment safety news. See you next month! […]

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Respectful Workplaces in the Arts: Resources for the Performing Arts Industry

Respectful Workplaces in the Arts is a national campaign to build a sector-wide culture of fairness, dignity and respect. Their aim is to encourage those within the industry to work together to shape safe and healthy work environments, free from all forms of harassment. You can find their website here respectfulartsworkplaces.ca Quick Reference Guides are available on the […]

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Substance Use & Impairment in the Workplace WorkSafeBC Link

Following the legalization of cannabis in Canada, policies and procedures on substance use and impairment in the workplace are encouraged. This WorkSafeBC webpage explains how substance-use impairment can affect a workplace, the responsibilities of workers and employers for managing impairment, and provides you with other relevant resources. Access this information here.

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Calibration Factors for Haze and Fog in the Film Industry

This report was submitted to IATSE by Aura Health & Safety Corporation in April 2018. With the increased use of fog-based products in the entertainment industry, interest in the health effects of fog exposures among workers in the industry has also grown. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) requested Aura Health and Safety […]

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Contact Us

There are a number of ways to contact the Actsafe team; Instant message with one of the Actsafe Team here Drop us an email at info@actsafe.ca Give us a ring on 604 733 4682 Speak to a Manager for your industry’s programs and services: Motion Picture: Anand Kanna, anandkanna@actsafe.ca or call 604 733 4682 Ext. 120. Performing Arts: Don […]

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Safety Scene – August 2018 Edition

In the August 2018 issue: Artificial smoke & fog bulletin update Watch Your Back! Our new vehicle safety campaign Event Safety Conference update Carbon Literacy course dates and a whole lot more! View The Actsafe Safety Scene here.

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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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Sustainable Lockup Website Resource

Sustainable Lockup is a collaborative space to enable sustainable production in entertainment.  Presently, the Sustainable Lockup houses a material reuse centre, a retail space and also facilitates a food donation program.  Sustainable Lockup has many great solutions planned to help the entertainment industry easily integrate sustainable production practices.

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Motion Picture and Television Industry Company Registration (Form 1800MPTI)

You may need WorkSafeBC coverage if you work in the motion picture and television industry and operate an incorporated company such as a loan-out company or are a performer in a starring (or above-the-line) role. To help simplify things for the motion picture and television industry, WorkSafeBC have established a streamlined process to determine a […]

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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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Reducing the Risk of Pentane Gas Fires and Explosions for Users of Expanded Polystyrene Foam WorkSafeBC Bulletin

This bulletin gives an overview of EPS foam and its uses, explains the pentane gas hazard, and discusses steps you can take as an employer to reduce the risk of fires and explosions.

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

This online WHMIS 2015 course aims to prevent workplace injuries, diseases, and deaths resulting from the storage and use of hazardous products.

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Anyone involved in shipping or receiving dangerous goods not only needs to know the TDG regulations, but also must be aware of what they are handling, what its hazards are, and what to do in case of an emergency.

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Actsafe Safety Association Industry Advisors

Actsafe provides safety and health consulting assistance to the motion picture, television, live event and performing arts industries. Our team are available to help guide productions through health and safety issues and deliver Actsafe’s resources to the industry.

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation

Developed in partnership between Creative BC, MPPIA and industry labour organizations, this comprehensive, mandatory course provides you with the information you need to know before working on a film set.

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