IATSE Local 488
Studio Mechanics of the Pacific Northwest
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    1:00 PM PDT,  November 14, 2021

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  • Anonymous Safety & Health Reporting

    Anonymous Safety & Health Reporting:

    The purpose of this form is to provide a way for members to anonymously report health and safety issues in our workplaces including, but not limited to: hazards, safety issues, harassment, intimidation, bullying, non-permitted hires, potential grievances, & employee misclassification. IATSE Local 488 is here to support our entire industry, whether Union or non-union, with response to issues which may negatively impact crew, cast, & productions.

    Prior to reporting on this form we ask that you attempt to resolve the issue through channels within the production. The order of contact may very but in general safety concerns should follow this line of reporting:

    • If immediate danger or if its an emergency situation then get with AD/Production Rep prior to calling 911 
    • Department Head or Asst./Best
    • Steward
    • Covid Compliance staff- ifit is a Covid related concern
    • Medic- if it is a situation requiring  first aid or other medical action
    • Production Rep: ADs or Line Producer

    -If your Dept. Head or Asst. is unable to solve the issue then take your issue/concern to Steward to assist with a conversation with production. Steward should loop in the BA and then have a conversation with a production representative which may be any of the following:

    • AD staff
    • Supervising and/or Line Producer

    -If there is a lack of satifsfactory resolution then the Steward should call the BA for their assistance.

    Please provide as many details as possible if you are emailing, texting, or leaving a phone message so thatthe BA may work efficiaently to resolve the issue.

    Important Notes:

    • If you are comfortable, please identify yourself by name. Your name will be lept anonymous but knowing who has been affected allows the BA to follow up.
    • If you want to remain completely anonymous you do not have to leave your name or contact info.
    • The filled-in form is sent to the IATSE 488 BAs and Genreal Secretary via email with only the personal identifying information you feel comfortable providing.
    • All messages are retrieved by the Business Agents and will be investigated within 24 hours.
    • You may upload a call sheet as additona info when submitting this form.

    Report a Concern Anonymously Form:

    Message Reason (Select One):

    Your name (not required):

    Your email &/or Phone (not required):

    Production/Show Name:  

    Production Company/ Producer Name: 

    Production/Producer Phone & Email: 

    Production Location (City, State): 

    Describe Issue & Add Notes: 



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