Learn about how to reduce the risk of heat stress in your motion picture, performing arts, and live event production.
About this event
Working in extreme temperatures can be uncomfortable and can lead to lethal consequences. Factors such as high humidity, sun exposure, and stagnant air increase the risk of developing into a health concern. Many arts and entertainment jobs require working in these conditions, both outdoors and indoors.
Join Actsafe Safety Association and Prescillia (Percy) Chua, Manager in the Risk Analysis Unit at WorkSafeBC, on July 8th for a 30-minute presentation and 15-minute Q&A on this important health and health and safety topic.
In this webinar, you will learn about how to reduce the risk of heat stress in your production.
- Basic overview of heat stress and disorders
- Minimum regulatory requirements regarding workplace heat exposure
- Practical approaches to reducing the risk of heat stress
- Available resources related to heat exposure
Prescillia Percy Chua Biography
Prescillia Percy Chua is a Manager in the Risk Analysis Unit at WorkSafeBC. She leads a team of Human Factors Specialists and Prevention Officers to assess workplace risk and implement critical controls. Her department undertakes pragmatic risk-oriented projects through critical and complex thinking about risk issues. Percy is accredited as a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Registered Occupational Hygienist and Canadian Registered Safety Professional. She has more than 18 years of experience in evaluating industrial and occupational exposures and work practices.
About Actsafe Safety Association
Actsafe Safety Association is a not-for-profit health and safety association supporting British Columbia’s motion pictures, television, live events and performing arts industries. Actsafe strives to achieve healthy and safe workplaces by providing safety training, education, and resources to employers and workers. We serve approximately 66,000 workers and 2,755 employers across British Columbia.