We are the largest, most experienced safety consultants to the media and entertainment industry. Our safety support, advice, training and equipment enables our clients to achieve their creative goals, safe in the knowledge they are protected from risks at work.

The Last Kingdom | Carnival Films
Safety Support
Killing Eve Season 4 | Sid Gentle Films
Safety Support
Chloe | Mam Tor Productions
Safety Support
This is Going to Hurt | Sister Pictures
Safety Support
Too Hot to Handle | Thames
Safety Support
Trigger Point | Hat Trick
Safety Support
Landscapers | Sister Pictures
Safety Support
Sex Education | Eleven Film
Safety Support
Soccer Aid 2021 | Initial TV
Safety Support
RuPaul's Drag Race UK | World of Wonder
Safety Support
The Crown | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
MasterChef | Shine TV
Medic and Safety Support
Cats Does Countdown | Zeppotron
Safety Support
Too Close | Snowed In Productions
Safety Support
The Irregulars | Drama Republic
Safety Support
Behind Her Eyes | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
Intergalactic | Moonage Pictures
Safety Support
The Circle | Studio Lambert
Safety Support
The Serpent | Mammoth Screen
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Love Bites | Ricochet
Safety Support
White Lines | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
Don't Rock The Boat | South Shore
Safety Support
Quiz | Left Bank Pictures
Safety Support
Gangs Of London | Pulse Films
Safety Support
A Suitable Boy | Lookout Point
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Sitting in Limbo | Left Bank Pictures
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Liar 2 | Two Brothers Pictures
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Kate & Koji | Hat Trick
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Call The Midwife | Neal Street Productions
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SAFETY SUPPORT

Online resources, email and telephone advice and onsite advisers. We provide all the support you need to keep your production, event or workplace safe and compliant. Click below to see how we can help you.

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SAFETY TRAINING

Equip yourself and your team with the knowledge and skills to stay safe and within the law. Our safety, fire and first aid courses are delivered in our central London training room or at your premises or location.

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SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Our central London equipment store is your one-stop shop for all safety, fire and medical equipment. For sale or hire, we have everything you need to keep your people protected.

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Online Training with First Option

Our online training courses over Zoom are proving very popular while many of us are having to work from home. Why not make best use of this time to get up to speed with the knowledge and skills to get back into production safely. 

Book your place on our Safe Management of Productions, separate COVID-19 Production Protocols course or Fire Warden training today.

Need help with a safety issue?

Call our safety advice line:
0203 301 1256 Option 1
Or email: advice@firstoption.group

Request Onsite Support

Complete our online form to book onsite safety, fire or medical support.
Or call: 0203 301 1256 Option 2

Our Retained Service

Over 250 companies retain us to provide their on-call safety advice and support.
Talk to us about a retainer package to suit your company or project.

What our clients are saying

Update on 'Rust' fatality

Update on 'Rust' fatality

As the majority of readers will be aware, on October 21st 2021, Halyna Hutchins, who was Director of Photography on the Alec Baldwin film ‘Rust’ was fatally injured after a weapon was discharged on set.
 

 

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First Option launches e-tool to help navigate the complexities of workplace COVID-19 testing

First Option launches e-tool to help navigate the complexities of workplace COVID-19 testing

Figures suggest the latest Omicron wave is only now starting to slowly subside. To give an idea of the scale of the wave, the 6 months from October 2021 to February 2022 saw more than double the proportion of the population infected when compared with the 20 months between April 2020 and October 2021.
 

 

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First Option courses accredited under the ScreenSkills Production Safety Passport Scheme

First Option courses accredited under the ScreenSkills Production Safety Passport Scheme

The Production Safety Passport (PSP) is an industry-led scheme to support the mutual recognition of health and safety training in the creative media industries. The scheme helps productions stay safe by ensuring crew and management have quality training, enabling delegates with the confidence that they are benchmarked by industry-approved health and safety training.
 

 

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First Option launches Risk Management of Productions course

First Option launches Risk Management of Productions course

Producers who have responsibility for health and safety can now take our new Risk Management of Productions (RMP) course which replaces the Safe Management of Productions course. This new course is designed to equip responsible producers with the health, safety and environmental knowledge production staff at all levels of responsibility need to make content safely.
 

 

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