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We can provide safety, fire, medical and security support to help manage your risks with the planning and delivery of your production or event. Whether in TV and film production, live events or in extreme and remote locations, use our extensive online resources or work with our fully qualified and experienced team of advisers who are available by phone, email or onsite.

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Get the safety, fire and first aid skills you need to safely plan and manage your production, event or venue and to respond to challenges quickly and effectively. All our training and refresher courses are designed to meet the demands of the TV and film industries, live events and venue management and, where applicable, meet the industry standards an accreditation.

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Protect your people and production with fire, safety and survival equipment that meets the highest standards. Your one-stop equipment store for complete flexibility, speedy delivery in UK, overseas and competitive prices for sale and hire. Our advisers are available by phone and email to help you find the right kit for the job

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Need help with a production safety issue?

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

1st Option Safety Group Retained Services

Over 250 independent TV production companies, broadcasters and studios retain 1st Option to provide their safety support.

Our retained service can provide all your organisation’s H&S requirements or support your in-house safety team.
From policies and systems through to day to day advice and support, training and equipment, we have the range of service solutions to meet your needs.
Talk to us about a retainer package to suit your company or project.

Some of our fantastic clients

Left Bank Pictures
Freemantle Media
Royal Opera House
Mamoth Screen

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.