Using Music Legally in Safety Training
How did Michael Scott from the Office end up costing his producers $60,000? He sang a few lines of "Two Tickets to Paradise" without permission. Using others music in safety training as well as television shows, movies, etc. is usually illegal and can result in having to pay damages. There are some great benefits to using music in your training classes but it needs to be done according to copyright rules. Music sharing rules can be complicated so do your homework. One of the best sources of information I have found on the topic can be found in this article from Lexology. Check it out here.
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