Safety Support
Safety Support

Online Resources

Easy access to all the information you need to keep your production safe and compliant

Our online resources provide clients with ready source of safety guidance and support

  • A-Z of production, event, venue and general safety guidance
  • Useful Checklists and forms
  • List of Production sub contractors pre-vetted for safety compliance
  • Up to the minute Country Risk Reports
  • High Risk Policy advice
  • Online Risk Assessment tool (under redevelopment

COVID-19 Resources

We have gathered all our latest COVID-19 resources together in one area for ease of access.
Click below to find links to our Production Manual - Yellow Book; our latest COVID risk assessment template and all our technical notes and bulletins

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COVID-19 Productions: A Day In The Life Of Martin Barraclough

COVID-19 Productions: A Day In The Life Of Martin Barraclough

As the leading health and safety provider, First Option have been in the forefront this past year, supporting many productions to return safely back to work. First Option's associate team and safety consultants have been supporting several productions onsite, to ensure cast and crew members are following the COVID-19 protocols and staying safe on set. First Option have supported the industry, by developing guidance, to training over 7,000 industry professionals on the safety measures of the pandemic.

The Pandemic: Stores PPE Supplies

The Pandemic: Stores PPE Supplies

First Option’s Stores department have been working tirelessly throughout this past year, supporting the film and television industry by supplying personal protective equipment (PPE), throughout the pandemic. I interviewed our Head of Equipment Services & Logistics, Sam Askham to find out how the Stores team have supported our clients and some of the challenges they faced throughout the pandemic. 

COVID-19 | Transmission Update - October

COVID-19 | Transmission Update - October

Navigating our way through the headlines about this virus is challenging. What do we really know?

First Option TV and Film Production Health and Safety Advisor Training Course

First Option TV and Film Production Health and Safety Advisor Training Course

First Option have developed the world’s first TV and Film production Health and Safety Advisor training course. 

For the past three months, First Option has been putting its team of over 30  in-house and associate consultants through the course, and will be making it mandatory for all new consultants joining the team.