North American Occupational Safety & Health Week Events

 

Sisters, Brothers, Kin —

Celebrate safety with the IATSE Education and Training Department!

Several major safety and health observances will take place this May: North American Occupational Safety & Health Week (NAOSH Week), and in the U.S. OSHA’s Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls and Mental Health Awareness Month. The IATSE Education and Training Department plans to host a variety of webinars to honor these observances during the week of May 3-7, 2021Click here to download the event flyer. A schedule of events is as follows:

Monday, May 3, 2021

The IATSE Education and Training Department will partner with the Behind the Scenes Foundation to host a “Mental Health and Suicide Prevention” webinar on May 3, 2021 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm EDT. This webinar will give IATSE workers an overview of tools and resources for mental health and emotional wellbeing that are available for individuals seeking help for themselves and for those seeking to help others. Presenters will include Lori Rubinstein, Executive Director of Behind the Scenes and Taryn Longo of the Mastery Studio.

To register: http://iatse.co/naoshweekmentalhealth

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The Behind the Scenes Foundation has a new resource – Mental Health Toolbox Talks for Entertainment Industry Workers. In observance of NAOSH Week 2021 and Mental Health Awareness Month, the IATSE Education and Training Department will be teaming-up with members from the Behind the Scenes Mental Health Task Force to demonstrate how to effectively utilize Mental Health Toolbox Talks for the IATSE workforce. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT.

To register: http://iatse.co/naoshweektoolboxtalks

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

For those who missed the live webinar in March, we will be rebroadcasting the IATSE Training Trust Fund’s resources webinar “Training Opportunities for the IATSE Workforce” on Wednesday March 5 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT. The rebroadcast will feature a showing of the March 29th webinar recording followed by a live Q&A with Liz Campos, Executive Director of the IATSE TTF.

To register: http://iatse.co/naoshweekgettrained

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Back by popular demand, the IATSE Education and Training Department will feature an encore presentation of “Ladder Safety Basics for IATSE Workers” to celebrate NAOSH Week 2021 and OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls.

Topics will include identifying common types of ladders, choosing the right ladder, safe climbing techniques, and much more!

To register: http://iatse.co/naoshweekladdersafety

In solidarity,

IATSE Education and Training Department