Here you will find resources related to the electrics department that may be helpful to you as an employer or worker in the motion picture and/or performing arts and live events industries.

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To read the full document, and to print, click here (390 KB). In the Motion Picture industry, electrical ladders or cable hangers, also known as “fishbones”, are sometimes used to suspend or organize electrical cables. Fishbones are generally constructed out of plywood. A plastic commercial model is also available. Fishbones should be understood to be a […]

March 3, 2011 Less than a month after Actsafe launched its new Live Performance Electrical Certificate (LPEC), the organization is getting strong signals that the program will be a success. “Our goal is for 100% of our eligible techs to hold this certification,” stated Matt Lees, Personnel Director for Riggit Services Inc. “It’s the first […]

ground fault circuit interrupter

Find out more about the importance of ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) in the motion picture production, television production, live venue, and performing arts industries from this WorkSafeBC bulletin. GFCIs are required in many arts and entertainment productions and this bulletin describes when and how they can be used effectively. View Bulletin Visit WorkSafeBC for more […]

This WorkSafeBC booklet explains the dangers of working around electricity on energized low-voltage equipment, and near high-voltage conductors. It is intended for supervisors and workers that work with or around electrical equipment, power lines, or are familiar with basic hazards of electrical contact. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click […]

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