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Locations Fact Sheet

To read the full document, and to print, click here (183 KB). Hazard Identification Prior to the day of shooting, a production representative should be designated to review the location and determine if obvious safety hazards exist. This designated person is often the Locations Manager or Assistant Locations Manager. The facility/site representative is often a good […]

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Makeup & Hairdressing Fact Sheet

To read the full document, and to print, click here (180 KB). This fact sheet provides safety information on makeup and hairdressing products and practices used in the motion picture, television, performing arts and live events industries. Makeup and hairdressing room The makeup and hairdressing room should be clean and equipped with hot and cold running […]

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Vancouver Ambulance Service

Contact numbers and web-resources for Ambulance Service for the motion picture and television industries, including a 24 hour dispatch line.

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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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Sound Levels

Sound energy doubles every 3 dB. Check out our Sound Level poster to compare levels for common sounds in our industries. To read the full document, and to print, click here (1.98 MB).

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Application for Extended Coverage in the Motion Picture and Television Industry (Form 1800MPEX)

This WorkSafeBC form (the 1800MPEX form) is for movie production companies that are wanting to apply for extended coverage in the motion picture and television industries. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click here (112 kB).

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Performing Arts Safety For Supervisors

Overview This workshop is designed to provide all performing arts industry supervisors with a fundamental understanding of current WorkSafeBC regulations and their safety obligations. Filled with group activities and relevant discussion, Performing Arts Safety for Supervisors provides supervisors with the knowledge base to supervise their staff in a safe and effective manner. Workshop Delivery: Instructor-Led VirtualWorkshop […]

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Joint Health and Safety Committee Fundamentals

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 Effective April 3, 2017, WorkSafeBC mandates that all Joint Health and Safety Committee members have a minimum of 8-hours of training. This workshop is free of […]

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Fall Protection

Learn more about Leavitt’s training class COVID-19 precautions. Overview In this combination of online theory training and a 15-minute in-person practical assessment*, this Fall Protection training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, components, fall calculations, equipment maintenance and rescue planning. The course discusses the theoretical […]

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Governance

Actsafe is governed by the industries it represents through a Board of Directors and two standing committees that represent both the motion picture and performing arts industries. Membership on the Board and these committees include a balance of employer and worker representatives.  Our Core Values are: Collaboration     –     Innovation     –     Accessibility […]

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About Us

What is Actsafe? Actsafe Safety Association is a not-for-profit health and safety association supporting British Columbia’s arts and entertainment industries. Since 1998, we have been serving our industries by providing resources and training to employers, workers, and supervisors to achieve a healthy and safe workplace. We are always here to provide information relevant to best […]

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