The course is aimed at all stunt professionals who want to achieve an understanding of how to operate a health & safety management system within stunts and how to demonstrate the assessment of stunt performers.
Designed to give stunt coordinators and performers an in-depth understanding of the key health & safety issues associated with stunt work, their role/responsibilities and how they interface with productions. The aim is to ensure the highest standards in stunt performances and safety.
Learning Type: Interactive session utilising multimedia presentation, review of real life incidents, syndicate exercises, group participation and discussion.
Duration: 1 day
The course concentrates on the practical aspects of safely managing stunt work:
- Roles and responsibilities in stunt work, both within the stunt team, production and those outside
- The potential pitfalls of risk management and how these may impact upon the success of setting up a stunt
- 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
- How to demonstrate the assessment of safety competence of stunt professionals
Aims & Objectives:
- A broad overview of the risk management issues to be considered during the coordination and performance of stunts, including hazard identification, risk assessment and good health and safety management
- The opportunity to analyse and discuss the risk management techniques employed in stunt work including hazard identification and risk assessment
- Discuss good health and safety management on location
- Information about risk management policy and procedures, including how stunt coordinators and performers should interact with productions, their contractors and others
- To provide information about the legal framework
This course is recognised by Skillset and The Production Safety Group and is an approved course the industry recognised Production Safety Passport (PSP) scheme – On completion of the course, you will receive a Health and Safety Passport valid for 3 years.
Once completed, an individual’s level of health and safety training can easily be demonstrated through access to the database, without the need for additional evidence or verification.