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Guideline No. 36: Multiple Dressing Rooms | Safety Guidelines for the Film and Television Industry in Ontario

  • ISBN: 978-1-4249-9952-1
  • Issued: November 1990
  • Revised: June 2009
  • Content last reviewed: August 2010

Multiple Dressing Rooms

  1. The Driver/Operator play an important role in maintaining a high degree of safety while these units are in use, and are expected to meet high standards of competency. A qualified person should be present while such units are in operation. Prior to operation, all drivers should perform a circle check of the vehicle and address any concerns immediately
  2. Generator exhausts should be elevated a minimum of one (1) metre (three feet) above the floor level and vented to the outside at all times.
  3. Skirts or other downward projections encircling the unit should not be closer than one foot from the ground
  4. All portable electric heaters should be equipped with safety tip-over switches. Such heaters should be installed only on a temporary basis during extremely cold weather, or if the permanently installed heater malfunctions.
  5. A single handrail or grab bar should be installed where the floor is over one (1) metre (three feet) high.
  6. A vehicle or a generator shall be shut down before fuelling (as per section 61(b) of Reg. 851). Particular caution should be exercised when priming a carburetor. Fuelling shall be done in a safe manner outdoors as required by section 61(a) of Reg. 851.
  7. No anti-freeze shall be added to the potable water tanks.
  8. All steps should be stable, slip proof and constructed securely. All steps must be cleared of ice, snow and refuse as required by section 11 of Reg. 851. Substitutes (i.e. , concrete blocks, boxes, dairy or vegetable crates, etc. ) should not be used as steps.

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