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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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Equipment, Vehicles and Locations Motion Picture Safety Primer

This Motion Picture safety primer covers topics such as: cranes and elevated work platforms mobile equipment insert-camera cars traffic control buildings city streets wilderness locations water locations For your printed copy(ies) please contact us info@actsafe.ca To read the full Motion Picture Safety Primer Equipment Vehicles Locations document, and to print, click here (322 kB).

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Reporting Incidents to WorkSafeBC

As an employer, you are responsible for immediately notifying WorkSafeBC when certain workplace incidents occur.  Incidents such as when a worker is seriously injured or killed on the job, a building collapses, or there is a major release of a hazardous substance. Incidents requiring immediate notification When there is an incident Immediate notification ensures quick […]

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Motion Picture General Safety Awareness

Overview This Motion Picture General Safety Awareness course is designed specifically for the motion picture and television industry and will be mandatory for all individuals working in the industry by 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 […]

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Cardiac Arrest Management

At this time, masks are optional at the Actsafe office. Please respect everyone’s decision about wearing masks.Learn more about our communicable disease protocols for accessing the Actsafe office. Overview Cardiac arrests are unlike heart attacks — they often occur suddenly with no warning. Actsafe’s Cardiac Arrest Management workshop trains people on the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) […]

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Safety Scene – Summer 2022: Emergency Preparedness

This quarter’s theme is Emergency Preparedness. We all know that emergencies happen; whether it is flooding, an earthquake, a chemical spill, or a fire. What we don’t know is when they will happen. In this edition of Safety Scene, we have articles with steps on how to be prepared for emergencies such as earthquakes and […]

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Service

Actsafe Safety Association’s Safety Advisors are available to assist you with any safety concerns or questions. Reach out to our team if you are looking for support in developing an OHS program, deliver training or looking for safety resources. With extensive industry and safety experience our advisors will provide you necessary guidance in a wide […]

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Departments

Here you will find arts and entertainment safety resources filtered by departments. Please contact Actsafe if there are any resources you would like to see. View by Department Please find resources in the following departments. Audio Visual View Resources Camera View Resources Construction View Resources Dancers View Resources Electrics View Resources Festivals View Resources First […]

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Topics

Here you will find arts and entertainment safety resource topics filtered by different categories: administration, biological hazards, chemical hazards, environmental hazards, health & safety hazards, physical hazards, psychosocial hazards, and safety communication. Please contact Actsafe if there are any resources you would like to see. View by Topic Category Our resource topics are organized in […]

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Camera

Here you will find resources related to the camera department that may be helpful to you as a motion picture industry employer or worker. Sorry we don’t have resources for this department, yet. Please contact Actsafe’s safety advisors for more information.

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Stage Management

Here you will find resources related to the stage management department that may be helpful to you as an employer or worker in the performing arts and live events industries. Sorry we don’t have resources for this department, yet. Please contact Actsafe’s safety advisors for more information.

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Audio Visual

Here you will find resources related to the audio visual department that may be helpful to you as an employer or worker in the performing arts and live events industries. Sorry we don’t have resources for this department, yet. Please contact Actsafe’s safety advisors for more information.

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Set Decoration

Here you will find resources related to the set decoration department that may be helpful to you as an employer or worker in the motion picture and/or performing arts and live events industries. Sorry we don’t have resources for this department, yet. Please contact Actsafe’s safety advisors for more information.

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Hazard Identification

At this time, masks are optional at the Actsafe office. Please respect everyone’s decision about wearing masks.Learn more about our communicable disease protocols for accessing the Actsafe office. Overview How do you manage and identify hazards that you encounter in the workplace? Managing hazards is critical to the health and safety of cast and crew […]

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Safety Scene – Winter 2022: Slips, Trips & Falls

This quarter’s theme is Slips, Trips, and Falls. Slips, trips, and falls are some of the most reported injuries in the arts and entertainment industry year on year, and many of these accidents could be prevented if you paused and looked around your workspace before starting your work.  In this edition of the Safety Scene, […]

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Monthly Updates – November 2021

Monthly Updates November 2021 As we enter the final months of the year, Actsafe is busy finishing our 2021 projects and planning on how we can best support the arts and entertainment industries in 2022.  This November, we are asking you to nominate those who have put safety first in 2021 for an Actsafe Safety in […]

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Workplace Inspections

At this time, masks are optional at the Actsafe office. Please respect everyone’s decision about wearing masks.Learn more about our communicable disease protocols for accessing the Actsafe office. Overview Have you wondered what, how, who and when to conduct workplace inspections? Inspections are an essential component of your health and safety program. This interactive four-hour workshop walks you through the process and resources […]

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Safety Scene – Fall 2021: Working Alone

This quarter’s theme is Working Alone. Working alone is not unusual for the arts and entertainment industries in roles such as truck drivers, box office clerks, janitors, etc. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us in the industry had to experience working from home alone for the first time. How did the industries manage this […]

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Monthly Updates – May 2021

Monthly Updates May 2021 We have lots to update you on in May’s monthly updates after a very busy April.   Since the success of What Would Don Do? for the performing arts and live events industry, we’re now launching Ask Anand, a weekly virtual platform for the motion picture and television industry to discuss various health and safety topics. Make sure to register […]

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Safety Scene – Summer 2021: Respectful Workplaces

This quarter’s theme is Respectful Workplaces. What is a respectful workplace and how do I even start to make my workplace more inclusive, diverse, and equal? This edition of Safety Scene aims to answer these questions for you by featuring articles about accessibility in the workplace, improving cultural HR practices, and how the industries are […]

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Fire and explosion risks when refuelling boats

May 21, 2021, WorkSafeBC Risk Advisory This risk advisory was published on WorkSafeBC’s website to support employers in reducing of fires and explosions by implementing safe work procedures for refueling boats — minimizing the chance of fuel spills, removing sources of ignition, and providing adequate ventilation to eliminate gasoline vapours. What is the potential risk? […]

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Setting the Scene for Needlestick and Sharps Safety

It’s a cold, grey morning and Andres is prepped and ready for a long day of location scouting. With a hot coffee in tow, he sets out on the streets of East Vancouver, hoping to spot a few perfect storefronts for a key scene. Instead, Andres spots – and almost steps on – something much […]

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COVID, Kissing, and Cooties

When it comes to performing sex acts in mainstream media, we are limited by what we can show on camera. Kissing remains the only sex act we ask actors to perform and not simulate (with the exception of performers who prefer kiss-masking over non-simulated lip-locking). However, kissing is one of the more dangerous requests we […]

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Safety Scene – Winter 2021: Biological Hazards

This quarter’s theme is Biological Hazards Biological hazards are at forefront of everyone’s minds since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world. What are they? How do we minimize the risks from them in our homes and in our workplaces? What biohazards can be found on production?  In this edition of Safety Scene, we answer these […]

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Monthly Updates, February 2021

As 2020 comes to a close, we want to share with you some final updates for the year including that registration is now open for the Actsafe Entertainment Safety Conference! You can register today for as low as $0.  You will also find out the winners of our Actsafe Gives Back initiative, information on the […]

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