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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Don't Rock The Boat | South Shore
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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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RuPaul's Drag Race UK | World of Wonder
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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 Latest News

COVID-19 Latest News

As the four-week lockdown ended, England entered a tougher version of its three tier system of restrictions.


From just after midnight on Wednesday 2nd December, areas across England where placed in one of three tiers: Medium, High and Very High.

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First Option Launches Event Industry COVID-19 Advanced Level Training

First Option Launches Event Industry COVID-19 Advanced Level Training

The Event COVID-19 Supervisor / Compliance Officer Advanced Level training course arms events professionals with sector specific Covid-19 safe working procedures

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COVID-19 | Mutation, Virulence and Immunity

COVID-19 | Mutation, Virulence and Immunity

More febrile reporting is afoot. Apparently the virus has mutated to be less deadly but more infectious, and antibodies to it don’t last so a vaccine can’t work. Which all sounds bad. 

Let’s have a delve behind the headlines and work out what the science is actually telling us. 

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COVID-19 Productions: A Day In The Life Of Martin Barraclough

COVID-19 Productions: A Day In The Life Of Martin Barraclough

As the leading health and safety provider, First Option have been in the forefront this past year, supporting many productions to return safely back to work. First Option's associate team and safety consultants have been supporting several productions onsite, to ensure cast and crew members are following the COVID-19 protocols and staying safe on set. First Option have supported the industry, by developing guidance, to training over 7,000 industry professionals on the safety measures of the pandemic.

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