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List of Motion Picture Bulletins

Below are safety guidelines for the motion picture industry in British Columbia. Actsafe’s safety bulletins are recommended guidelines only; always consult all applicable rules and regulations.   Health & Safety Bulletin Call Sheet Memo Pre-Production #1 Safety With Firearms Motion Picture Safety Bulletin #2 Special Use of Live Ammunition Motion Picture Safety Bulletin #3 Helicopters Motion Picture Safety Bulletin […]

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“We Need To Talk About Orientations”

Written by Don Parman, Manager of Performing Arts Programs and Services, Actsafe Safety Association. To get in touch withDon; donparman@actsafe.ca or call 604 733 4682 Ext. 112. YES, you need to do this for every new and young worker! YES, you should do this at the top of each call! We need to talk about orientations for […]

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Beyond Compliance: Making the Most of Training and Orientation

Written by Robin Schooley, Industry Specialist in the Young and New Worker Program, WorkSafeBC. When the new hires arrive and it’s your job to provide orientation and training, are you prepared? What should it look like? And should you adjust it, depending on the age of your workers? First off, the fact that you’re giving serious […]

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But We’ve Already Had One Orientation; Do We Need Another?

Written by Anand Kanna, Manager of Motion Picture Programs and Services, Actsafe Safety Association. To get in touch with Anand; anandkanna@actsafe.ca or call 604 733 4682 Ext. 120. Most employers in motion picture and television realize the importance and the need for delivering an orientation to their workers. And for the most part, employers and supervisors are […]

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Course Cancellation Policies

CANCELLATION NOTICE POLICY FOR MACHINERY TRAINING: To cancel please contact Actsafe ⇒ LIVECHAT: Start a chat — EMAIL: info@actsafe.ca — PHONE: 604 733 4682 Aerial & Scissor Lift Training Counterbalanced Forklift Training Rough Terrain Forklift Training Skid Steer Training Fall Protection Training If you are unable to attend a course for which you have registered, you […]

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AED Rental Program

We understand that the situation surrounding COVID-19 has put a strain on all of us, including the productions we all work on. With the closures of many productions for unknown periods of time, we have received a number of requests to suspend the rentals of AEDs until productions are back up and running. Please contact […]

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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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Extreme Hot Weather Ahead

Heat-related health and safety hazards increase when temperatures rise, and workers and employers must take precautions to prevent serious medical distress. Actsafe has compiled some resources for workers and employers to use when crews are scheduled to work outdoors in extreme hot weather conditions. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety’s Working in Heat […]

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Wild Fire Air Quality Advisory (2015)

High Air Quality Health Index rating The province of British Columbia and Metro Vancouver have both issued an Air Quality Advisory for the Sea to Sky Corridor (Howe Sound, through Squamish and Whistler to Pemberton) as well as Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter, due to smoke […]

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EpiPen Motion Picture Fact Sheet #18

To read the full document, and to print, click here (349 KB). This fact sheet is intended to give information on the supply and use of an EpiPen® as part of a first aid kit in the motion picture & TV industry. An EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® Auto-Injectors are for the emergency treatment of life-threatening […]

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Fire Prevention Fact Sheet #3

To read the full document, and to print, click here (159 KB). Before renting or occupying a house or a building, the producer must ensure that it meets fire prevention standards and that it contains the necessary fire fighting equipment, in compliance with the NFPA 140. The distance to be covered between any point in […]

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AED LifePak CR Plus & LifePak Express Orientation Video

This video covers the operation of LifePak CR-Plus and LifePak Express AEDs. Here you will learn: the cause of cardiac arrest the symptoms of cardiac arrest the steps to save someone experiencing cardiac arrest inspection, maintenance, and storage of the AED This video is supplementary to the AED Manual. Both should be reviewed prior to […]

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Who Should I Talk To?

WHO SHOULD I TALK TO? When you need information to help prevent injuries… Actsafe is an education, training, and information resource for you to use to plan your productions in a safe manner. Where can I learn about propane safety? How do you handle Bullying and Harassment in the workplace? Need to know about working […]

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15 Passenger Van Safety

This info sheet will help employers and supervisors with important safety considerations when making decisions around which kind of passenger vehicle to use in transporting employees, workers and other staff personnel. Please Note: The decision to use 15 passenger vans instead of other vehicles to transport crew should always be carefully considered. 15 passenger vans […]

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Reporting Incidents to WorkSafeBC

As an employer, you are responsible for immediately notifying us 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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Safety Scene – March 2015 Edition

In the March 2015 issue: The NEW “What is Actsafe” video Actsafe’s First Aid Assessment Tool Farewell Marty! Ladder Safety On the Move Actsafe is Hiring! and much more!   View The Actsafe Safety Scene here!

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Safety Scene – AED Special Edition

In this special issue, you will find: What you need to know about Cardiac Arrest Where Actsafe’s AEDs have been placed Orientation videos for the AED in our program, the Lifepak CR-Plus A SPECIAL OFFER for Level 3 First Aid / Craft Service persons and much more!   View The Actsafe Safety Scene here!

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Listen

When I was in high school, everyone joked that I was a great therapist. My friends would always come and talk to me about their problems. Siblings, relationships, assignments, no matter what, they turned to me to be their sounding board. To them I was known as “The Ear”. – Anand Kanna, Manager of Motion […]

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Listen

When I was in high school, everyone joked that I was a great therapist. My friends would always come and talk to me about their problems. Siblings, relationships, assignments, no matter what, they turned to me to be their sounding board. To them I was known as “The Ear”. – Anand Kanna, Manager of Motion […]

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WorkSafeBC Deferring Quarterly Premium Payments.

WorkSafeBC deferring quarterly premium payments for an additional quarter Release of preliminary base rates for 2021 postponed until fall Richmond, B.C. (June 8, 2020) — WorkSafeBC today announced that it is extending the deferral period for quarterly premium payments for an additional three months, without penalty or interest. In order to ensure account balances are correct, […]

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WorkSafeBC announces additional support for employers impacted by COVID-19

Assessment payments under the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program. WorkSafeBC is waiving premiums for employers who are approved to receive the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for furloughed workers (employees on leave with full or partial pay). WorkSafeBC recognizes the challenges employers are facing during this extraordinary time, and in light of the impacts of […]

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The Reality Of Emergencies – An Article on Emergency Preparedness

Written by Don Parman, Manager of Performing Arts Programs and Services, Actsafe Safety Association. To get in touch withDon; donparman@actsafe.ca or call 604 733 4682 Ext. 112. After reading the fabulous articles submitted by my safety colleagues Eric Stuart and Desiree Hamilton ( for our Fall 2019 edition of Safety Scene), I was left wondering what I […]

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Production Resources

Starting a production in British Columbia? We’ve curated a selection of important literature and resources to help provide an understanding of requirements for any new productions to create a safe and healthy workplace for your workers. Why not contact our Motion Picture Industry Advisor Anand Kanna (by email or phone 604 733 4682 Ext. 120.) […]

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Concussions Motion Picture Fact Sheet

To read the full document, and to print, click here (127 KB). Recognition A concussion is a common form of brain injury. Concussions most often occur without a loss of consciousness. However, a concussion may involve loss of consciousness. A concussion is generally the result of a blow to the head, face or jaw, or […]

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