Emergency exits and fire protection
13. Emergency exits must always be free of obstacles,
unlocked and accessible to all.
14. Fire extinguishers must be available near the set;
their location and that of emergency exits must be
15. Fire hydrants, fire hose connections (siamese connec-
tions) and sprinklers must be kept free of obstacles
and accessible at all times.
Regulation respecting occupational health and safety,
Note. – The information contained in this guideline is not
exhaustive and does not replace current standards, laws
Safety Rules for the Québec Film and Video
Written by the Technical Committee of the film and video industry’s joint
sector-based working group and produced by the Commission de la santé
et de la sécurité du travail du Québec.
DC400-1364-5A.pdfLa version française de cette fiche peut être consultée et imprimée à partir du site www.csst.qc.ca/cinema_video.
1. Everyone on a set has the responsibility of keeping
the site clean and orderly.
2. Every team of workers must put away its equipment
and work tools.
3. One or more passageways must be kept clear to allow
free movement of personnel. These passageways must
have proper lighting (see the Regulation respecting
occupational health and safety).
4. Exits must be free of obstacles.
5. Work surfaces must be kept clean and dry at all times,
except when filming or recording requires otherwise.
In this case, wet or damp surfaces must be clearly
indicated and a ground fault interrupter (GFI) must
6. Everyone must comply with the posted instructions.
7. Garbage and cigarettes must be disposed of in the
containers provided for this purpose.
8. Cables, extension cords and pipes on the ground
must be inserted in a cable mat that covers them
temporarily, and their presence must be indicated.
Hoses and cables must be put away when not in use.
9. Zones involving a hazard must be clearly delineated.
10. Information about a chemical