FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENTThis document is intended as a basic template to assist in the completion of a risk assessment for film production activities.Detailed information is available from a variety of risk management and risk assessment specialists. Useful information can also be obtained from the Health& Safety Executive www.hse.gov.uk When conducting a risk assessment, consider all the likely hazards; who may be harmed, property which may bedamaged, and the controls already in place. Then, for each likely hazard, bearing in mind the controls already in place, record the ‘risk assessment’ level.The further action(s) to be considered will be determined by the level of risk assessment.HAZARD IN WHICH SCENE IS PERSON WHO MAY PROPERTY THAT RISK CONTROLS RISK ASSESSMENT FURTHER ACTION TO THIS HAZARD BE HARMED COULD BE DAMAGED ALREADY IN PLACE *See chart BE TAKEN PRESENT? Weather Change Scene 1, 3, 4, 6, Cast or Crew Electrical Equipment Umbrellas need to be Extreme Weather should be 8&10. All Outside. at hand in case of checked in advance. weather change. Skate Board 1 & 6. Filmed at the Cast - Everyone in the High Supervise all persons skate park. skateboard scene in the skate park should be confident in scene before shooting their ability to skate. begins.Trailing Wires/Cables All Scenes Cast or Crew All production Electrical tapes used MODERATE Wires and leads kept equipments to fix wires to the to a minimum ground/walls Wet floors Scene 2 & 7. Cast or Crew - Wet floor signs should High be put in places where floor is wet. Cars in the road Scene 3 & 8 Cast or Crew All Production Filming on the side of Moderate No filming equipments a busy road, make between times sure all equipment is 8:30 – 9:30am safe and on the and 4-5pm when pavement. road is busiest.
Risk Assessment ChartThink about the likelihood of the potential hazard vs. the consequences if it actually happens.Hazard likelihood / Consequences RISK ASSESSMENTVERY LIKELY TO HAPPEN or SEVERE CONSEQUENCES (ie. Someone could get EXTREMEseriously hurt)Could happen or mild consequences (i.e. someone could suffer a minor HIGHinjury)Unlikely to happen or minor consequences (i.e. production could be slightly MODERATEdelayed)Rarely happens and very insignificant consequences LOW