We regularly blog about our experience and experiences in the location safety business, and hope that you find them interesting to read. If you face any kind of environmental hazard on location, or are not sure whether you do or not, please do get in touch.
- Living on the Edge – Filming at HeightMarch 26, 2021You are planning a shot on a cliff edge. There is a tense stand-off between the heroine and her jilted, violent lover. You’ve got the camera on a JimmyJib, the lights on a cherry picker from down below and a drone-cam in the air. What about the actors? Director? 1st AD? Makeup Artists, Costume, Continuity, Boom operator or even someone carrying a plate […]
- Coming back from COVID on a risk-free setMarch 16, 2021We have all had to make changes and compromises, even sacrifices, in order to get over the real threat of COVID. It has had a massive impact on the whole entertainment sector, not just filming. As the shadow of COVID still hangs in the air, and we are dealing with those risks, we are slowly returning to the sometimes chaotic world of location filming. […]
- Filming without RiskFebruary 11, 2021There is a perception amongst some that in order to complete any task, let alone one as complex as filming, that risk must be removed. In short, filming anything without risk is the equivalent of trying to bake a cake without flour or cook an omelette without eggs. The truth about risk is that it is a constant. This means two things. Firstly, it cannot […]
- Free Location Safety ConsultationsIn ServicesJanuary 16, 2021As with many industries at the moment, the TV and Film production industry is facing it’s own unique set of challenges, but also with challenges come opportunities. Whilst the last year has been incredibly hard for most, some companies and organisations have used an enforced slow-down of “business as normal” to plan for the future and […]
- Duncan Massey retires from TV and Film SafetyIn StaffDecember 28, 2020With the New Year just around the corner, and the TV and Film industry showing signs of returning, we would like to share some news with you. Duncan Massey, the head of On Sight Safety Solutions for over 30 years, has announced his retirement from the business and the TV and Film industry. Duncan remains a very well known, respected and recognisable […]