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.

The Circle | Studio Lambert
Safety Support
Behind Her Eyes | Left Bank Pictures
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Intergalactic | Moonage Pictures
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The Serpent | Mammoth Screen
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Love Bites | Ricochet
Safety Support
Cats Does Countdown | Zeppotron
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MasterChef | Shine TV
Medic and Safety Support
RuPaul's Drag Race UK | World of Wonder
Safety Support
White Lines | Left Bank Pictures
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Don't Rock The Boat | South Shore
Safety Support
The Crown | Left Bank Pictures
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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.

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COVID 19 RESPONSE - SPRING 2021 Roadmap out of lockdown

COVID 19 RESPONSE - SPRING 2021 Roadmap out of lockdown

Boris Johnson has unveiled a plan to end lockdown restrictions in England by 21st June. 

The roadmap is aimed at giving clarity, time to plan as asked for, and assurance that once places and venues are open, they stay open.

From 8th March, people in England will see restrictions start to lift and the government’s four-step roadmap offer a route back to a more normal life.

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IOSH TV/Film Production H&S Advisor Training

IOSH TV/Film Production H&S Advisor Training

First Option Safety are now pleased to offer our IOSH TV/Film Production H&S Advisor training course to external individuals and companies. 

 

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COVID-19 | Vaccines and Productions

COVID-19 | Vaccines and Productions

We’re getting a lot of questions about vaccines and what they might mean for productions – if someone is vaccinated when can we stop testing? How soon can they stop masking and distancing?

We’re really excited about the vaccines too, but even if all your cast and crew have been vaccinated, had both doses and waited a few weeks for the immune system to catch up, you still can’t relax any of the current precautions, vaccinated or not. Those need to be around for a while yet.
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COVID-19 Reduction in Self-Isolation

COVID-19 Reduction in Self-Isolation

A change to the self-isolation period from 14 to 10 days has been announced resulting in changes to public health requirements for positive contacts and overseas arrivals.

Anyone required to self-isolate, due to contact with someone who has had a positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19), or as a result of quarantine rules on arrival from overseas will need to do so for 10 days following updated clinical advice.
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