We are the largest, most experienced safety consultants to the media and entertainment industry. Our safety support, advice, training and equipment enables our clients to achieve their creative goals, safe in the knowledge they are protected from risks at work.

Sex Education | Eleven Film
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Soccer Aid 2021 | Initial TV
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RuPaul's Drag Race UK | World of Wonder
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The Crown | Left Bank Pictures
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MasterChef | Shine TV
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Cats Does Countdown | Zeppotron
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Too Close | Snowed In Productions
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The Irregulars | Drama Republic
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Behind Her Eyes | Left Bank Pictures
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Intergalactic | Moonage Pictures
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The Circle | Studio Lambert
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The Serpent | Mammoth Screen
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Love Bites | Ricochet
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White Lines | Left Bank Pictures
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Don't Rock The Boat | South Shore
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Quiz | Left Bank Pictures
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Gangs Of London | Pulse Films
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A Suitable Boy | Lookout Point
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Killing Eve Season 3 | Sid Gentle Films
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Sitting in Limbo | Left Bank Pictures
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Liar 2 | Two Brothers Pictures
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Kate & Koji | Hat Trick
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Call The Midwife | Neal Street Productions
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SAFETY SUPPORT

Online resources, email and telephone advice and onsite advisers. We provide all the support you need to keep your production, event or workplace safe and compliant. Click below to see how we can help you.

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SAFETY TRAINING

Equip yourself and your team with the knowledge and skills to stay safe and within the law. Our safety, fire and first aid courses are delivered in our central London training room or at your premises or location.

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SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Our central London equipment store is your one-stop shop for all safety, fire and medical equipment. For sale or hire, we have everything you need to keep your people protected.

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Online Training with First Option

Our online training courses over Zoom are proving very popular while many of us are having to work from home. Why not make best use of this time to get up to speed with the knowledge and skills to get back into production safely. 

Book your place on our Safe Management of Productions, separate COVID-19 Production Protocols course or Fire Warden training today.

Need help with a safety issue?

Call our safety advice line:
0203 301 1256 Option 1
Or email: advice@firstoption.group

Request Onsite Support

Complete our online form to book onsite safety, fire or medical support.
Or call: 0203 301 1256 Option 2

Our Retained Service

Over 250 companies retain us to provide their on-call safety advice and support.
Talk to us about a retainer package to suit your company or project.

What our clients are saying

Psychological Safety In Productions Involving Challenging Material or  Vulnerable Contributors

Psychological Safety In Productions Involving Challenging Material or Vulnerable Contributors

If your production involves stories around vulnerable contributors, or the content is likely to be distressing/challenging then you should consider your duty of care to your contributors and the production staff involved in capturing and dealing with those stories. 

 

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First Option: UK & International Training

First Option: UK & International Training

The recent relaxation of international travel restrictions has allowed the First Option Training Team to resume its highly regarded international training courses in several key locations across Europe, Asia & Africa.

 

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First Option releases Management of Covid-19 on Productions Update and Recaps

First Option releases Management of Covid-19 on Productions Update and Recaps

COVID-19 will be a feature of our lives for the foreseeable future, so we need to learn to live with it and manage the risk to ourselves and others.

This 1.5 hour briefing is a revamped replacement version of our Managing COVID-19 Risks on Productions course.

 

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Use of Weapons on Productions

Use of Weapons on Productions

Following the tragic fatal shooting on the set of Rust being filmed in New Mexico last week,  the incident has initiated a widespread debate on the use of firearms on film sets and television shows.

So here is our reminder about how weapons are regulated and how they should be employed on productions.

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