Safe Management of Outside Broadcasts

Course Overview    

For anyone responsible for setting up and managing outside broadcasts including production staff, project managers, broadcast engineers, engineering managers, operations managers etc.

Designed to give you a broad overview of the health & safety issues to be considered when involved in outside broadcasts and events. 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: 1 day

Course Content 

The course concentrates on the practical aspects of safely managing an outside broadcast:

  • Accident Causation
  • Hazard recognition and risk assessment
  • Legislation and key responsibilities of key parties such as event organiser, venue manager, host broadcaster, rights holding broadcaster, contractor/contributor
  • Typical health & safety issues affecting OBs

 Aims & Objectives:

  • A broad overview of the risk management issues to be considered when working on outside broadcasts, including hazard identification, risk assessment and good health and safety management
  • The opportunity to analyse and discuss OB risk management techniques, including hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Information about risk management policy, procedures and arrangements, including how OB management should interact with productions, contractors, venues 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 certificate

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

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