1st Option Safety Group

TV, Film and Events Health and Safety Consultants. Working as part of your team to enable your creativity while protecting your people and your business.

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Online resources, email and telephone advice and onsite advisers. We provide all the support you need to keep your production, event or workplace safe and compliant. Click below to see how we can help you.

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Equip yourself and your team with the knowledge and skills to stay safe and within the law. Our safety, fire and first aid courses are delivered in our central London training room or at your premises or location.

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Our central London equipment store is your one-stop shop for all safety, fire and medical equipment. For sale or hire, we have everything you need to keep your people protected.

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Call our safety advice line: 0203 146 0433
Or email: advice@1stoptionsafety.com

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Complete our online form to book onsite safety, fire or medical support.

Or call: 0203 301 1256

Our Retained Service

Over 250 companies retain us to provide their on-call safety advice and support.
Talk to us about a retainer package to suit your company or project.

Latest News

Safeguarding In Production

Safeguarding In Production

Safeguarding - our associate safeguarding and child protection expert, Caroline Brant, former head of safeguarding at the BBC, explains why safeguarding is so important and what measures productions need to take to fulfil their duties in this important area.
Noise And Musicians’ Ears: What's Next?

Noise And Musicians’ Ears: What's Next?

Our associate noise in entertainment expert, Ruth Hansford, reflects on the Royal Opera House vs Goldscheider case and what it means for orchestras and other musicians and employers going forward.
A Day In The Life Of: James Ross At Lake Garda, Italy

A Day In The Life Of: James Ross At Lake Garda, Italy

We Interviewed our Safety Advisor and Medic, James Ross on his latest rock climbing marketing campaign in Lake Garda, Italy. He gave us an insight into the health and safety procedures and precautions that had to be put in place for this adventurous project.
The Royal Opera House loses its appeal against Viola Player

The Royal Opera House loses its appeal against Viola Player

The  Royal Opera recently lost its appeal against Viola player, Mr Chris Goldscheider whose hearing was permanently damaged whilst rehearsing, Wagner’s Die Walkure. This case will bring further scrutiny to the potential hazards of noise in performing groups and employers will need to ensure they are managing the risks effectively.

Some of our fantastic clients

Left Bank Pictures
Freemantle Media
Royal Opera House
Mamoth Screen