Workplace Health and Safety in the Entertainment Industry
The entertainment sector in Australia employs around 230.000 workers representing 1.9% of the total national workforce. The Australian Entertainment Industry Association is serious about health, safety and environmental issues.
Good management and risk planning will reduce incidents in the workplace ensuring the health and safety of persons at work is a shared responsibility between the producing company, the venue and their workers and contractors.
Some of the most common issues in this industry includes:
- Fatigue & strain
- Workplace trips and falls
- Falling from heights
- Stress and mental Health