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.

Fleabag | Two Brothers Pictures
Safety Support
Noughts & Crosses | Mammoth Screen
Safety Support
Outlander | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
Chernobyl | Sister Pictures, HBO
Safety Support
The Crown | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
The Capture | Heyday TV, NBCU
Safety Support
Edinburgh International Festival 2019
Safety Support
Sink or Swim | TwoFour
Safety Support
Killing Eve s2 | Sid Gentle
Safety Support
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire | Stellify Media
Safety Support

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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Learn Online with First Option

We have decided to go digital and bring you training online via Zoom. If your production are stood down, you can make the best use of the time and still get them trained with the knowledge and skills to stay safe. 

Book your place on our Safe Management of Productions and 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

COVID-19 Update and Guidance

COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Confirmed cases now exceeds 1,348,184 with near 75,000 deaths recorded Globally; US, the Global epicentre, reporting 368,449 with approaching 11,000 deaths. Spain 136,675 (13,341 died), Italy 132,547 (16,523 died), Germany 103,375 (1,810 died), France 98,984 (8,911 died), China stating figures of 82,697 (Hubei 3,212 died).


In UK a total of 208,837 people have been tested, of which 51,608 where confirmed positive. 5,373 patients who tested positive have died. 

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HSE to Enforce Workplace Social Distancing

HSE to Enforce Workplace Social Distancing

The HSE have issued guidance on social distancing in the workplace and say they will issue enforcement notices to improve workplace controls in line with PHE guidance.  
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Production Assistant Paralysed on the set of Batwoman

Production Assistant Paralysed on the set of Batwoman

Amanda Smith, a Vancouver Comedian and Production Assistant was severely injured on the set of The CW’s Batwoman on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

 

Source: GoFundMe Page

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Cybersecurity - Remote Work

Cybersecurity - Remote Work

With remote working a necessity, it’s essential to make sure security is at the heart of the way  it’s implemented. And it’s particularly important because attackers know the pandemic makes us more vulnerable. Martin Turner is Managing Director of our cybersecurity partner, Full Frame Technology, and sets out the key points to consider. 
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