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COVID-19 Update and Guidance
April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Confirmed cases now exceeds 1,348,184 with near 75,000 deaths recorded Globally; US, the Global epicentre, reporting 368,449 with approaching 11,000 deaths. Spain 136,675 (13,341 died), Italy 132,547 (16,523 died), Germany 103,375 (1,810 died), France 98,984 (8,911 died), China stating figures of 82,697 (Hubei 3,212 died).


In UK a total of 208,837 people have been tested, of which 51,608 where confirmed positive. 5,373 patients who tested positive have died. 

HSE to Enforce Workplace Social Distancing
April 2, 2020

HSE to Enforce Workplace Social Distancing

The HSE have issued guidance on social distancing in the workplace and say they will issue enforcement notices to improve workplace controls in line with PHE guidance.  
Production Assistant Paralysed on the set of Batwoman
March 19, 2020

Production Assistant Paralysed on the set of Batwoman

Amanda Smith, a Vancouver Comedian and Production Assistant was severely injured on the set of The CW’s Batwoman on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

 

Source: GoFundMe Page

Cybersecurity - Remote Work
March 19, 2020

Cybersecurity - Remote Work

With remote working a necessity, it’s essential to make sure security is at the heart of the way  it’s implemented. And it’s particularly important because attackers know the pandemic makes us more vulnerable. Martin Turner is Managing Director of our cybersecurity partner, Full Frame Technology, and sets out the key points to consider. 
How To Stay Safe In A Pandemic (Covid-19)
March 10, 2020

How To Stay Safe In A Pandemic (Covid-19)

Coronavirus has now been detected in many countries, including a number of cases in the UK, and for this reason it is important that we take steps now to prevent it spreading further.
Stuntwoman Injured In Rehearsals For Lord Of The Rings
March 4, 2020

Stuntwoman Injured In Rehearsals For Lord Of The Rings

Elissa Cadwell, a Brisbane-based stunt woman, actor and dancer was recently injured on the set of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings television series, during rehearsals at Kumeu Film Studios. 
Crane Collapse Kills 3 On The Set Of 'Indian 2'
February 28, 2020

Crane Collapse Kills 3 On The Set Of 'Indian 2'

During the filming of ‘Indian 2’ on Wednesday 19th February, a crane fell over killing three crew members and injured ten more. According to sources, The Assistant Director, Krishna, Art Assistant Chandran and Production Assistant, Madhu were killed in the accident at EVP Studios.

US Events Companies Fined Over Fatal Boom Lift Accident
February 19, 2020

US Events Companies Fined Over Fatal Boom Lift Accident

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined, Pickathon LLC and GuildWorks LLC after two workers were killed at the Pickathon Music Festival in August 2019.