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12 results for Risk

Top 7 hazards in film and TV production

We explore common hazards found on film and TV sets and discuss measures that can be taken to mitigate them effectively.

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5 steps to creating a film production risk assessment

Learn how a risk assessment for film production is created using the 5-step methodology of identify, assess, control, record and review.

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What is risk management for film productions?

Risk management is the process of reducing risks to an acceptable level. Risk management for film production deals specifically with the unique risks of production, prep, and wrap activities on set or location.

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What is a risk assessment in filmmaking?

A risk assessment is the starting point for managing the health and safety, security, and medical risks inherent in filmmaking. They are used to prioritize control measures that reduce the likelihood and consequence of negative outcomes occurring on a film production.

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Dealing with Delta

Director of East Coast Operations Jamieson Shea explains how productions are adapting to the latest challenge in the Covid-19 pandemic, the highly transmissible Delta variant.

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Covid-19 officers: Who are they and what do they do?

This week our director of East Coast operations, Jamieson Shea, is back to discuss the new and important roles of productions' Covid-19 health safety officers, including what it takes to become one.

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Vaccine mandates

Disney and Netflix have paved the way for productions to require cast and crew to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This week we discuss the practicalities of rolling out a Covid-19 vaccine mandate, including the implications of booster shots being approved in U.S.

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Taking your production overseas

How can a production operate safely while overseas during the Covid-19 pandemic? The best practice risk mitigation measures are not that different to producing shows and films domestically. However...

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Why Covid-19 training should be frequent and production-specific

When it comes to avoiding Covid-19 outbreaks, a production is only as strong as its weakest link — that's why it's essential every crew member understands how to comply with your Covid-19 protocols.

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Covid‑19 Q&A with emergency physician Dr. John Broach

In this 3-part GFS Insight podcast series we're joined by special guest Dr. John Broach who will help to answer commonly asked questions about Covid-19 recovery, vaccines, and treatments.

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Experiences of a frontline Covid‑19 H&S consultant

GFS Risk consultant Catherine Lansford shares her experiences working as a Covid-19 health and safety officer on productions, including what works well and how even the best laid plans can go wrong.

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The false economy of slimming down your Covid‑19 protocols

Why cutting corners of your Covid-19 protocols can cost you more in the long run — especially if you end up in a legal dispute with your insurance company over shutdown-related expenses.

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