Safety Rules for the Québec Film and Video
1. Ensure, as project contractor, that the people involved
in production and the public are protected.
2. Ensure safe working conditions and encourage the
application of proper working methods.
3. Provide the workers with the necessary individual
protective equipment at no cost, according to agreed
4. Comply with the Act respecting occupational health
and safety, as well as the other laws and regulations
relating to health and safety.
5. Apply the preventive measures proposed in the Safety
Rules for the Québec Film and Video Industry. Ensure
that a copy of this document is available at all times
6. Ensure that existing and potential hazards reported by
the members of the production crew are eliminated.
Inform the joint occupational health and safety com-
mittee in writing about the action taken to eliminate
the reported hazards.
7. Schedule, after consultation with department heads
or supervisors, the time necessary to allow the members
of the production crew to perform their tasks safely.
8. Ensure that someone on the production crew has a
first aid certificate and that a first aid kit is available
at all times on the site (see the First-aid Minimum
9. Organize safety meetings, in particular:
in preproduction, to determine the hazards that
could arise during filming or recording and to
develop a strategy to eliminate them. The producer
and members of personnel (stunt coordinator,
department heads, director, production manager,
etc.) must attend the meeting;
• information sessions and rehearsals on the day
that stunts or special effects are filmed or
recorded, or when dangerous animals are
present, to ensure that the safety measures are
applied and understood by everyone. The members
of personnel (stunt coordinator, special effects
technician, first assistant director, animal handler,
stunt performer, actor, department heads or super-
visors, etc.) must attend the meeting.