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Empowering film & television productions to work and walk in a good way;  honouring one another, our stories, our laws and our lands.

our clients

Major networks and studios we've partnered with. Includes Netflix, CBS, Disney, FOX, Warner Bros, JAX, Sony, NBC Universal


“The best I have ever worked with. Makes my job easier by providing clear & thorough safety assessments that assist in my daily safety meetings. Would be my first choice on any future show!"
~ Ashley Bell, 1st AD


who we are

Formed in 2019, Salish Safety delivers high quality, people-centred EHS (Environmental-Health-Safety) & Risk Management to British Columbia's film industry.

Founder and Certified Safety Professional, Kristian Martens, brings 20+ years of occupational health & safety, risk management, fire prevention, construction safety, education, human resource management, first aid (OFA-3), adventure guiding, regulatory compliance (WorkSafeBC, Cal-OSHA) and film production experience to our leadership.

Salish Safety has supported Features, SVOD/Television series, and Commercials (union & non-union) and scale our services to match production budgets, risk tolerance & hazard level.

Our name acknowledges and respects the diverse Coast Salish peoples upon whose unceded land we are privileged to live, learn, recreate, rest and film upon. A people rich in story, tradition, family and inspiration - where respect for creation and human flourishing are paramount. This reality animates our MISSION, aligns our VALUES and informs our SERVICES

founder Kristian Martens, CSP
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mission + values

leave it better

featured article

Safety Culture Secret Sauce
Film Industry Joint Health & Safety Committee excellence. 90 minute session presented at the 2024 Actsafe BC Arts & Entertainment Safety Conference

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our services

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