Weather

This bulletin provides information on the two most common hazards when working in cold conditions: hypothermia and frostbite. With proper awareness and pre-planning, these hazards can be eliminated. Extreme Cold Temperatures Motion Picture Bulletin Please also refer to: Wind Chill Chart Motion Picture Bulletin

Please find the link to a handy wind chill chart below: Wind Chill Chart Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

This bulletin addresses special safety considerations when working outdoors with exposure to extreme heat or hot temperature conditions. Safeguards should be taken to prevent serious injury or illness to crewmembers. Extreme Hot Weather Conditions Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

This bulletin identifies the safety considerations that should be addressed when working outdoors in areas where there is a potential for thunderstorms, lightning, flash flooding, extreme winds, large hail, tornadoes and hurricanes. Inclement or Severe Weather Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

This bulletin addresses special safety considerations when working outdoors and exposed to extreme hot temperature conditions. Safeguards should be taken to prevent serious injury or illness to cast or crewmembers. Extreme Hot Temperature Conditions Performing Arts Bulletin PDF  

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 […]

Representatives of BC’s Film & Television Industry approached Actsafe in 2007 over concerns regarding ice melt products being used to assist in clearing walkways. These products tended to increase the conductivity of electricity, and electricians working on film sites were receiving electrical shocks. Research on ice melt products was requested. Actsafe approached UBC’s School of […]

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 […]

This WorkSafeBC booklet provides a basic overview of: job-related heat stress how to recognize and treat heat stress how to prevent heat stress Workers exposed to hot environments must be trained to prevent heat stress and recognize the early symptoms in themselves and co-workers. To read the full document on WorkSafeBc’s website, and to print, […]



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