New and Young Workers

Effective July 1 2012, there were new regulations in effect governing the employment of children in the live entertainment industry. The legislation covers performance and rehearsal in theatre, dance, music, opera and circus in British Columbia. This legislation, Division 3, Employment Standards Regulation, B.C. Reg. 396/95, applies to performing arts organizations that employ non-union children […]

This bulletin addresses special safety considerations regarding the employment of infant actors in motion picture and television production. Infant Actors Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

The utmost emphasis must be placed on the need to provide a safe and healthy working environment for Children employed in the Film, Television and Commercial Industry. No Child shall be required to work in a situation which places the Child in danger to life or limb, is unsafe or unhealthy, or if the Child […]

WorkSafeBC requires that all employers must ensure that a young or new worker is given a health and safety orientation and training specific to his/her workplace before the young or new worker begins work. To help employers in the film and performing arts industry come into compliance with these WorkSafeBC regulations (sect, 3.22-3.25), Actsafe’s fillable […]

WorkSafeBC requires employers to provide all young and new workers with an orientation at each worksite. In Motion Picture and Performing Arts, locations change frequently, so Actsafe has produced a set of three videos to help supervisors, workers and employers better understand the content and requirements of such orientations.



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