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Inspection Required for MSA Personal Fall Limiters
Posted: Jun 06, 2019 16:21

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
79 Leo Award nominations for IATSE Local 891 members
Posted: Apr 25, 2019 16:08 Updated: May 02, 2019 11:13

A total of 79 talented artists and technicians from IATSE 891 have been recognized with nominations for the 2019 Leo Awards! Check out the categories they’ve been nominated for [here]. The awards will be presented over three nights. Sat. May 25, Sun. May 26 and Sat. June 1. [Details] .
Help improve the BC Labour Laws
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 13:14

The BC government plans to revise BC's labour and employment laws. The laws need to change because workers are too vulnerable; workers must be safe and respected at work, and working conditions must be fair. Workers are asked to support the BC Federation of Labour campaign to support important changes. [Details]
Talented IATSE 891 members to give VIFF Creator Talks
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 13:02 Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:07

At an upcoming VIFF Creator Talk, Jonathan Lancaster and Lisa Lancaster (Set Decorators) share how they decorated the acclaimed series "The Man in the High Castle". Tony Devenyi, an Art Dept member will moderate. Lisa Soper (Art) and Werner Pretorius (Make-Up & VFX) will also share how they created the neo-gothic horror scenes for "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina". Friday, May 3, Vancity Theatre. [Details]
Melissa Beaupre, IATSE 891 Grip, featured in New York Times article
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 11:55 Updated: Apr 12, 2019 11:56

Melissa Beaupre an eight-year member of IATSE Local 891, takes centre stage as one of the North American female grips featured in a recent New York Times Article. IATSE Local 891 is proud to have 57 female Grip members and 43 more coming up the ranks. [Read the article here] [Details]