Safe Management of Stunts

Course Overview    

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

Course Content 

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.

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

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