IATSE Local 891 was chartered in 1962. With a membership in excess of 5,000, IATSE Local 891 is the largest IATSE local in Canada representing technical, artistic, and allied crafts in British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Recent News

A good year for Creative BC

Creative BC's latest Activity Report highlights key achievements in support of province's dynamic creative sector. [Details]

(POSTED 2015-11-17)

New motion picture industry initiative could help save lives

Actsafe has recently launched an affordable Automated External Defibrillator (AED) rental program so that short term film and television projects can have access to equipment that could save the life of someone in cardiac arrest. Actsafe

(POSTED 2014-08-28)

2012-2015 BCCFU Master Agreement (covering IATSE Local 891, IATSE Local 669, and Teamsters Local 155)

read full agreement here.

(POSTED 2014-03-13)

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Upcoming Events

Actsafe - Fall Protection

December 05, 2015

8:00 - 12:00 Fall Protection is required to operate an Aerial Platform in the motion picture industry Register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - OFA Level 1

December 05, 2015

8:45 - 5:30 Occupational Health & Safety Level One First Aid - Register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - Forklift

December 12, 2015

8:00-4:00 Counterbalanced Forklift Experienced & Inexperienced register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - Motion Picture Supervisor Safety

December 13, 2015

Register at 1:30 -4:30 - Safety course specifically for Supervisors in the film and television industry - Register at www.actsafe.ca

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