Risk Assessment – Motel
Standing on/falling on glass.
Falling through uneven flooring.
Cutting themselves on any sharp objects i.e.
Trip over in the dark.
Rope burns, carpet burns.
Someone getting hurt due to miss use of
props such as knifes and other sharp objects.
Clear any glass and other sharp objects before If someone does injure themselves,
allowing any cast and crew on area.
depending on wound, clean it and bandage it
or take to a and e.
If flooring is clearly unstable, stay away and
If the floor did fall through, it wouldn’t be
avoid putting too much weight on area.
very far, so there wouldn’t be too much injury
other than a sprained leg etc. However,
shooting may have to stop and go hospital
depending on the injury.
Do not go near any obviously dangerous areas Check wound and assess how it should be
where there are sharp and dangerous objects treated appropriately.
Always use a torch or go in well light areas or If someone tripped over, then we would have
areas that you are familiar with, being careful to see what injury they got – i.e. sprained
with where you tread.
wrist or cut. And take appropriate action.
Do not drag anyone too harshly or tie rope
Apply cold water to burn and allow the
person to take a break and rest.
Make sure all the props are secure and out of If someone did get injured, the wound would
the way when they are not needed, and use
have to be assessed to see if it just needs on
fake/replica props instead of real ones if and
site first aid or hospital/paramedic treatment.
when possible. When in use, make sure that
they are being handled correctly and causing
no physical harm.
Suffocation from any bags used.
If bags are used for props – i.e. body bags
then they will not be done up fully or tight to
If someone does get trapped or starts to
suffocate, take the bag off immediately/undo
it and make sure they rest and have some
water to calm down and get their breath