Health & Safety

Functions we represent:

  • Assistant Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Nautical Safety Coordinator
  • Nautical Safety Attendant
  • Set Medic Coordinator
  • Set Medic

Basic, classification and reclassification criteria for all functions of the department:

  1. Every candidate must submit a resume relevant to the prerequisites mentioned below.
  2. Indicate only the projects for which you are credited.
  3. Your resume can include movies, TV series, commercials, music videos or any other type of productions.
  4. Mandatory training and certifications:
      • Standard First Aid with CPR/AED (Level C)
      • WHMIS 2015
      • Criminal liability for occupational health and safety
      • Respect, civility and prevention of harassment in the workplace (QUEBEC)
      • Basic Fall Protection
      Respiratory Protection
  5. For each function aforementioned, a documented work equivalence will be analyzed and considered, and subject to approval by the membership committee. Also, skills for which the candidate submits a certification will be considered. Likewise, technical skills that can be validated by a diploma, a portfolio or any other kind of proof of qualification will be considered.

CLASSIFICATION AND RECLASSIFICATION CRITERIA FOR EACH FUNCTION:

  • Assistant Health and Safety Coordinator refers to a member who:
    1- Has a university certification from a Certificate Program in Occupational Health & Safety; OR is an Occupational Hygienist;
    2- Has completed a training course on Criminal liability for occupational health and safety.
    3- All other OSH training courses offered by IATSE 514;
    4- Is bilingual (professional working proficiency);
  • Nautical Safety Coordinator refers to a member who:Has successfully completed the Marine Emergency Duties (MED) A4 certification;
    1- Has successfully completed the Rescue Diver certification;
    2- Has successfully completed the Standard First Aid with CPR/AED certification;
    3- Has successfully completed the First Responder Marine Rescue course;
    4- Has successfully completed the Swiftwater Rescue (level 2) certification;
    5- Has completed a training course on Criminal liability for occupational health and safety.
    6- Has icefields assessment expertise;
    7- Has completed the Chainsaw Safety Handling training session;
    8- Can demonstrate functional bilingualism;
  • Nautical Safety Attendant refers to a member who:
    1- Has completed the Standard First Aid with CPR/AED certification.
    2- Has successfully completed the Boat Operator Accredited Training (BOAT) program;
    3- Has successfully completed the First Responder Marine Rescue course;
    4- Has completed the WHMIS 2015 certification;
    5- Can demonstrate functional bilingualism;
  • Set Medic Coordinator refers to a member who:
    1-Is a PRACTISING Set Medic and has all up-to-date certifications;
    2- Can demonstrate a work experience of at least 300 days as Set Medic on film or TV productions;
    3- Masters various relevant software, including an equipment and staff management software (Excel, FileMaker, etc.);
    4- Masters IATSE 514 Health & Safety rules and procedures;
    5- Has completed a training course on Criminal liability for occupational health and safety.
    6- Can demonstrate functional bilingualism;
  • Set Medic refers to a member who:
    1- Is a PRACTISING Ambulance Technician/Paramedic (PCP), with all up-to-dare certifications, has at least a work experience of 250 days, and submits his/her paramedic card issued by a recognized ambulance service OR
    For NON-PRACTISING Ambulance Technicians/Paramedics, submits a proof of his/her original EMT certification, a proof of a work experience of at least 250 days and a proof of an up-to-date Standard First Aid with CPR/AED certification issued by a competent body;
    2- Masters IATSE 514 Health & Safety rules and procedures;
    3- Has completed the Basic Fall Protection training session;
    4- Is bilingual (professional working proficiency)
  • USEFUL SKILLS:

Boat instructor, Outboard Mechanics course, pool/beach lifeguard, icefields assessment, (MED) A4, Chainsaw Safety Handling.

ADOPTED in a department meeting on April 3, 2012
Modified on February 21, 2020

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