Over 9,000 professional artists and technicians are members of IATSE Local 891, the largest IATSE local in Canada. Chartered in 1962, IATSE Local 891 represents motion picture workers throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
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COVID-19 Update Centre for IATSE Local 891 members

In support of IATSE Local 891 members and their loved ones, the Local provides daily updates with the latest news on COVID-19 related topics (non-medical). [Learn more here]

(POSTED 2020-03-26)

IATSE International launches program to support vulnerable members during COVID-19 crisis

IATSE International has launched C.A.R.E.S., a program to help the most vulnerable IATSE sisters and brothers. There will be a “Buddy System”, where members in need may request that a volunteer call them as frequently as they need. It also establishes a delivery system where members in need can have a trusted volunteer deliver groceries, prescriptions, etc. within 72 hours. For this to work, volunteers are needed. [Volunteer here]

(POSTED 2020-03-26)

Inspection Required for MSA Personal Fall Limiters

MSA has issued an inspection notice regarding specific MSA Latchways 10’ (3m) Web PFLs. Some models of these personal fall limiters, when subjected to rough handling, have failed to perform reliably. The document includes part numbers and manufacturing dates, inspection instructions, and replacement procedures. Read the document here

(POSTED 2019-06-06)

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