The following Internet health and safety resources are intended to highlight organizations who provide useful information to those working in the performing arts. Some of the resources listed are specific to the performing arts and some, like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), represent governmental organizations who oversee health and safety laws and guidelines.

Note: Many of the sites listed below have links to other valuable health and safety resources.


United States Institute for Theater Technology

Vermont SIRI (Safety Information Resources, Inc.)

PLASA (Professional Lighting & Sound Association)

Entertainment Industry Safety Initiative

IATSE (The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC) Safety Related Publications and Articles.

Arts, Crafts, and Theater Safety

The Society of American Fight Directors

The Lab Safety Company Reference Information

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

NFPA (The National Fire Protection Association)

NSC (The National Safety Council)

The American Welding Society

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)

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