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
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Outlander | Left Bank Pictures
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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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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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Covid19 Update and Guidance

Covid19 Update and Guidance

The number of cases in China has risen to 74,578 and the total cases worldwide to 76,727.   2,247 people have died from the disease in China and in Hong Kong (2), Taiwan (1), Philippines (1), France (1), South Korea (1) and Japan (3) .  The number of cases in South Korea has risen to 156 causing concern among officials there.   18,562 people have recovered.  


US Events Companies Fined Over Fatal Boom Lift Accident

US Events Companies Fined Over Fatal Boom Lift Accident

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined, Pickathon LLC and GuildWorks LLC after two workers were killed at the Pickathon Music Festival in August 2019.


Fergal Keane - the truth about PTSD

Fergal Keane - the truth about PTSD

Fergal Keane's step down points to a long-understood, but difficult to manage issue with PTSD

Photo credit: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

HSE Clamp Down On Production Set Builds

HSE Clamp Down On Production Set Builds

HSE say they are 'ready to enforce' safety rules following action against production set build. 

If a build is notifiable under the CDM Regs the HSE can, and increasingly do, carry out unannounced visits to check that things are being done safely and according to the law.