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COVID-19 Rapid Testing
August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Rapid Testing

The Government announced two rapid tests yesterday which are to be deployed initially in health and social care settings but after a number of false dawns this would appear to make testing on set an option.


COVID-19 Risks on Commercial Flights
July 23, 2020

COVID-19 Risks on Commercial Flights

Much has been written regarding the potential risks of contracting COVID-19 on commercial airline flights and given some of the graphics purporting to show how the virus could spread in an aircraft cabin one can be forgiven for thinking even contemplating a flight is a likely death sentence. 




Fog, Haze Machines and COVID
July 20, 2020

Fog, Haze Machines and COVID

There has been interest in whether fog and haze generators might help or hinder the spread of COVID-19. Rather surprisingly there seem to be no rigorous, peer-reviewed studies or trials into this specific question so to answer the question we need to start with basic scientific principles and go from there. 


COVID-19 Production Manual - The Yellow Book
July 17, 2020

COVID-19 Production Manual - The Yellow Book

New edition of the Yellow Book out now 

Our production guidance has been updated and developed and into our COVID-19 Production Manual - 'The Yellow Book'.  The Yellow book is free to clients and available to non-clients for a small charge. 


A Day In The Life Of: Keith Wright, Hostile Environment Training
July 15, 2020

A Day In The Life Of: Keith Wright, Hostile Environment Training

We interviewed Keith Wright, Our Head of Hostile Environment Training to find out more about how this course is helping delegates during a pandemic.
Disinfecting Hands and Surfaces
July 14, 2020

Disinfecting Hands and Surfaces

There is a lot of advice out there concerning how to kill coronavirus and its quality and utility varies widely. This bulletin is intended to strip away some of the myths and offer some sensible, real-life, practical advice.



A Day In The Life Of: David Osborne At The Rila Mountains, Bulgaria (Pilgrimage - Series 3)
June 25, 2020

A Day In The Life Of: David Osborne At The Rila Mountains, Bulgaria (Pilgrimage - Series 3)

We interviewed our Remote Areas Medic, Safety Advisor & Hostile Environments instructor, David Osborne on his latest project, Pilgrimage - Series 3 in The Rila Mountains, Bulgaria. He gave us an insight into the health and safety procedures and precautions that had to be put in place for this adventurous project.

First Option works with ScreenSkills To Create Covid-19 Training For Productions
June 12, 2020

First Option works with ScreenSkills To Create Covid-19 Training For Productions

First Option works with ScreenSkills To Create Covid-19 Training For Productions to help film and television productions return safely back to work.