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Film and Production Initiative

The Film and Production Initiative is designed to engage industry partners in the motion picture, performing arts, and live performance industry. The initiative will aim to increase industry awareness of requirements and obligations to identify the unique risks and hazards of the work activities, develop appropriate controls, and operationalize safety and health systems to create and maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Our goals

The goals of the 2018–2020 Film and Production Initiative are to reduce the risk of serious injuries and place the accountability for compliance with the employers who are creating the risks.

Our focus

  • Consult with key employer groups and union organizations and educate them on key topics, including risk assessment and workplace responsibilities
  • Continue to work closely with Actsafe (the industry health and safety association)
  • Educate and engage studios, producers, and production managers responsible for planning and directing the work
  • Enforce the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation through site inspections

What you can do

Our Performing arts pages provide resources and information on how to understand and address some of the health and safety issues to focus on in your industry.