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Propane Guidelines Motion Picture Fact Sheet

To read the full document, and to print, click here (208 KB). As many members of the industry are aware, the BC Film Industry experienced two serious issues with propane and propane fired heaters in the fall of 2010. Workers experienced near misses and serious injuries as a result of these incidents. What many industry […]

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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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First Aid & Emergency Transportation Fact Sheet #10

To read the full document, and to print, click here (268 KB). At each new site, WorkSafeBC requires a first aid assessment to determine the level of first aid certification and equipment needed. The first aid assessment is one aspect of a production’s risk assessment; it is performed to identify risks and ensure the employer […]

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First Aid Fact Sheet

This info sheet provides first aid information for personnel working in the motion picture, television, performing arts and live events industries. For establishing the level of first aid required, address each separate work location (production of office, construction shop, studio or locations etc.) and have the appropriate person or supervisor complete the First Aid Assessment […]

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#31 Indigenous Pests Motion Picture Safety Bulletin

This bulletin addresses special safety considerations when working on locations where various indigenous pests may be present. Although the types of pests may vary from region to region, basic safeguards should be taken to prevent serious injury or illness to cast and crewmembers. Indigenous Pests Motion Picture Safety Bulletin Please also refer to: Animal Handling […]

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#27 Poisonous Plants Motion Picture Safety Bulletin

This bulletin addresses special safety considerations when working outdoors and exposed to poisonous plants. Although the types of poisonous plants may vary from region to region, basic safeguards should be taken to prevent serious injury or illness to crew members working at locations where these plants grow. Poisonous Plants Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

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Respirator Fit Test Poster

Actsafe offers a Respirator Fit Testing service to organizations in B.C.’s motion picture and performing arts industries.  This service is provided by Reliable Mobile Hearing Testing. Respirators may be required when creating smoke or fog effects on interior sets or when working in locations with compromised air quality. Producer(s) are responsible for the purchase of […]

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Location Hazard Identification Worksheet

To read the full document, and to download, click here (900 KB). Actsafe’s new Location Hazard Identification Worksheet Updated May 2021 This worksheet is the first step in performing a risk assessment and should be completed for each filming location. Members of the locations department can use this worksheet to document potential hazards on the […]

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Propane Heater Safety

Overview The Propane Heater Safety workshop is designed for those responsible for coordinating, using and/or lighting propane-fired heaters or equipment. Workshop Delivery: Virtual Workshop Cost: Free Workshop Duration: 1.5hrs Register Now Create Profile Topics the safe handling, storage, transportation and installation of propane cylinders, the safe use of direct and indirect fired radiant portable heaters, […]

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Courses and Workshops

Courses and Workshops At this time masks are mandatory in our communal office space. In the classroom, mask mandates are at the instructor’s discretion. Learn more about our COVID protocols for accessing Actsafe’s office. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, there is a course or workshop at Actsafe for you!  We offer in-person, […]

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