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Film production risk assessment form

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Film production risk assessment form

  1. 1. FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENTThis document is intended as a basic template to assist in the completion of a risk assessment for film production activities Detailedinformation is available from a variety of risk management and risk assessment specialists. Useful information can also be obtained fromthe Health & Safety Executive www.hse.gov.ukWhen conducting a risk assessment, consider all the likely hazards, who may be harmed, property which may be damaged, and the controlsalready in place. Then, for each likely hazard, bearing in mind the controls already in place, record the ‘risk assessment’ level (see table onfollowing page). The further action(s) to be considered will be determined by the level of risk assessment.Example Hazard Persons who may Property which Risk controls already Risk Assessment Further action be harmed may be damaged in place LOW, MODERATE, required to control HIGH, EXTREME risk *** (see table next page)Hot sand underfoot Actors and crew n/a All actors and crew to When not involved inon beach wear shoes at all times HIGH the shoot, actors and crew to have a shaded area in which to standBehaviour of dog Actors and crew Location Dog will be on leash and Feeding, toilet, supervised at all times MODERATE recreation and rest and will not be left areas to be arranged for unattended. animal away from location premisesBurns from Actors and crew Location All actors and crew to sit Advise local fire brigadecampfire at least 2 metres from fire. Fire to be set at least 20 HIGH metres from property. Fire extinguishers with trained operators on set.© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
  2. 2. FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT CONSEQUENCES LIKELIHOOD Insignificant Minor Moderate Major Catastrophic Almost Certain HIGH HIGH EXTREME EXTREME EXTREME Likely MODERATE HIGH HIGH EXTREME EXTREME Moderate LOW MODERATE HIGH EXTREME EXTREME Unlikely LOW LOW MODERATE HIGH EXTREME Rare LOW LOW MODERATE HIGH HIGHGive careful consideration to the availability of information and ability to make contact in the event of problems.Examples to consider:- • Is there mobile ‘phone reception in the area ? • How will you keep up to date with changes in the weather ? • How will you be informed of changes in tidal waters ? • How easy is it for members of the emergency services to reach you ? (cliffs, beaches, quarries, etc)© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
  3. 3. FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENTArtist Name: DJ StrioProduction Title: ‘A Game of Chess’ Production Date(s) 16/11/12Date of Risk Assessment 30/10/12 Hazard Persons who may Property which Risk controls already Risk Assessment Further action be harmed may be damaged in place LOW, MODERATE, required to control HIGH, EXTREME risk *** (see table) Hot portable Actors & Crew N/A Turn off lighting units Briefing which warns lighting units when not in use LOW actors and crew of the dangerRaised DJ staging, Briefing which warnsdangerous to walk Actors & Crew STUDIO actors and crew of the LOW over danger Lots of cables STUDIO + Use Gaffe tape to hold Briefing which warnsaround to trip over Actors & Crew EQUIPMENT down any loose wiring MODERATE actors and crew of the danger Actors knocking Ensure space is made Briefing which warnsinto objects during Actors & Crew STUDIO around studio so actors MODERATE actors and crew of the dancing scenes don’t bump into things danger Hazard Persons who may Property which Risk controls already Risk Assessment Further action© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
  4. 4. be harmed may be damaged in place LOW, MODERATE, required to control HIGH, EXTREME risk *** (see table)Falling over in fight Actors PROPS Use of a crash mat for Briefing which warns scene actors to fall onto LOW actors and crew of the danger Briefing which warns Actors STUDIO actors and crew of the LOW danger Lots of cables STUDIO + Use Gaffe tape to hold Briefing which warnsaround to trip over Actors & Crew EQUIPMENT down any loose wiring MODERATE actors and crew of the danger Actors knocking Ensure space is made Briefing which warnsinto objects during Actors & Crew STUDIO around studio so actors MODERATE actors and crew of the dancing scenes don’t bump into things dangerCopy to additional sheet(s) if further space is needed***Where further actions are required, complete the action plan on the following page FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT ACTION PLAN Further action(s) required By Whom Date Completed© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
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  6. 6. FILM PRODUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT Essential Contact NumbersEmergency ServicesFire BrigadeAmbulancePoliceCoastguardTransport PoliceChemistOut of hours chemistVeterinary SurgeonOur of hours veterinary surgeonDelete contents of table below and input details specific to your production Persons / property Contact name & Relationship Business Hours Mobile Out of hours (if applicable)Child actorsJohn Smith Mary Smith – MotherTed Black John Black – FatherAnimalsLaddie (dog) Mr Barker – dog ownerDobbin (horse) Mr Trotter – horse ownerLocationsParks & Gardens Mr Bush - gardener© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited
  7. 7. We need to ensure that full safety precautions are in place for our shoot day. This includes getting a complete first aidkid, two fire extinguishers, a working phone and a crash mat for some of the falling scenes.Making sure safety precautions are made is an essential part of video production and is necessary to help out in theevent that an accident occurs.© Essex Insurance Brokers Limited

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