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.

White Lines | Left Bank Pictures
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A Suitable Boy | Lookout Point
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Quiz | Left Bank Pictures
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Gangs Of London | Pulse Films
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Killing Eve Season 3 | Sid Gentle Films
Safety Support
Sitting in Limbo | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
Liar 2 Two Brothers Pictures
Safety Support
RuPaul's Drag Race UK | Worlds of Wonder
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Kate & Koji | Hat Trick
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Call The Midwife | Neal Street Productions
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Belgravia | Carnival Films
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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

COVID-19 Rapid Testing

COVID-19 Rapid Testing

The Government announced two rapid tests yesterday which are to be deployed initially in health and social care settings but after a number of false dawns this would appear to make testing on set an option.


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COVID-19 Risks on Commercial Flights

COVID-19 Risks on Commercial Flights

Much has been written regarding the potential risks of contracting COVID-19 on commercial airline flights and given some of the graphics purporting to show how the virus could spread in an aircraft cabin one can be forgiven for thinking even contemplating a flight is a likely death sentence. 




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Fog, Haze Machines and COVID

Fog, Haze Machines and COVID

There has been interest in whether fog and haze generators might help or hinder the spread of COVID-19. Rather surprisingly there seem to be no rigorous, peer-reviewed studies or trials into this specific question so to answer the question we need to start with basic scientific principles and go from there. 


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COVID-19 Production Manual - The Yellow Book

COVID-19 Production Manual - The Yellow Book

New edition of the Yellow Book out now 

Our production guidance has been updated and developed and into our COVID-19 Production Manual - 'The Yellow Book'.  The Yellow book is free to clients and available to non-clients for a small charge. 


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