This course Is for those working in radio production from producers through to sound engineers will benefit. Essentially any one who could be responsible for, or is tasked with, the completion of a risk assessment form.
Designed to give you a broad overview of the health & safety issues to be considered when making a radio production. After the course you will be able to identify hazards that might be encountered in a production. You will also know what organisational procedures rules and guidance are in place to deal with them in a safe manner.
Learning Type: Interactive session utilising multimedia presentation, review of real life incidents, syndicate exercises, group participation and discussion.
Duration: 2-3 hours
The course concentrates on the practical aspects of safely managing a radio production and this is conveyed by:
- Syndicate exercise of actual production scenarios accompanied by discussion of specific safety issues and how they could be managed
- Safety rules and how they relate to criminal and civil law – a simple introduction including the concepts of risk assessment and the duty of care
- Accident reporting procedure and the specific legislative requirements
- The selection and control of contractors
- Brief introduction to health and safety legislation to give an overview of the requirements placed on employers and employees
- How to complete a risk assessment, when it should be completed and who keeps records
Aims & Objectives:
- To provide delegates with an overview of health & safety legislation with a view to demonstrate what are the responsibilities of the employers & employees
- Demonstrate what procedures are in place to implement the above requirements
- Help delegates develop the required skills in hazard recognition, use of guidance via the intranet and the completion of risk assessment forms
- The recognition of hazards or situations which require additional information or specific competence and where to obtain it