Health and Safety for Location Managers

Course Overview    

This course is aimed specifically at Location Managers, Assistant Location Managers and Unit Managers who are interested in learning about risk management techniques in film and television production.

Designed to give you a broad overview of the health & safety issues to be considered when setting up and managing production locations. This course will explain why health and safety is needed in production and give practical methods of how it should be managed.

Learning Type: Interactive session utilising multimedia presentation, review of real life incidents, syndicate exercises, group participation and discussion.

Duration: 1Day

Course Content 

The course concentrates on the practical aspects of safely setting up and managing a location:

  • Roles and responsibilities in programme making, both within the production team and those outside
  • The potential pitfalls of risk management and how these may impact upon the programme making process out on location
  • Application of risk management principles using real-life case study examples
  • How to establish and maintain control through clearly defined occupational risk roles and responsibilities 

Aims & Objectives:

  • A broad overview of the risk management issues to be considered on location during the making of programmes, including hazard identification, risk assessment and good health and safety management
  • The opportunity to analyse and discuss the risk management techniques used on location including hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Discuss good health and safety management and best practice
  • Information about risk management policy and procedures, including how productions should interact with their contractors, third party owners and others
  • To provide information about the legal framework


This course is part of the industry recognised Production Safety Passport (PSP) scheme.  On completion of the course; you will receive a Health and Safety Passport.

At client’s request, this course can be scheduled either in our offices or offsite

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