Motion Picture Safety Awareness
The Motion Picture Safety Awareness course is designed specifically for the motion picture and television industry and will become a mandatory requirement for most union membership as of March 2024. This course is a fun and interactive way to learn about the different safety hazards that exist within the industry. Whether you are refreshing your knowledge or just starting out in the industry, this course is great for veterans and beginners alike.
This course is a requirement to become a permittee with:
- The Directors Guild of Canada BC (DGC BC)
- International Cinematographers Guild – Local 669 (ICG 669)
- The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 891 (IATSE 891)
- Teamsters Local 155
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Course Delivery: Online
Course Cost: Free
Course Duration: 5 hours
FAQS ABOUT THIS COURSE
PLEASE NOTE: This online course is not mobile friendly and there may be issues completing it on a cellular device. Actsafe recommends you complete this course on a laptop, desktop computer or tablet with a strong internet signal. For additional tips and tricks, please see FAQ below.
Does this course cover WHMIS?
No. Motion Picture Safety Awareness is a separate course from our WHMIS 2015 course.
Do I have to complete this course in one sitting?
This course does not need to be completed in one sitting. Register and complete the course at your own pace.
What should I do if I do not have access to a desktop/laptop or strong internet connection?
If you find yourself without access to a desktop/laptop or a reliable internet connection, you can schedule an in-person appointment at the Actsafe office to take the MPSA using one of our laptops.
Contact our Education & Training Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
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