Safety Awareness and Risk Assessment Course (SARA 1) for Producers in Advertising

CPD Value: 8 Hours

1 Day Safety Awareness and Risk Assessment Course (SARA) ran by Remote Trauma

Remote Trauma are global specialists in safety and health risk management in the audio visual
industry. We are a one stop provider for producers and broadcasters seeking advice, training,
equipment and on location support. The company has been providing advice and practical
support to the industry for over ten years. Our services include the delivery of specialist health
and safety courses which are recognised throughout the industry by broadcasters,
independent production companies and freelance practitioners.

Course Objectives:
To ensure your understanding of the operative and legal importance and relevance of Health
and Safety, in the audiovisual industry including the legislative process.

Course Delivery:
Your training will involve interactive scenarios designed to reflect the very real issues and
unexpected safety situations you are likely to encounter on location.

Module 1 - Production and Producers Responsibilities
An overview of the legislative issues surrounding Health and Safety, this will include current
health and safety law, criminal prosecution, civil law and the responsibilities of employers and

Module 2 - Accident Reporting
The legal requirements of Accident or Near Miss reporting including an overview of Reporting of
Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences (RIDDOR) regulations and the responsibilities of
employer and producer in the event of an accident.

Module 3 - Risk Assessment Part 1
The theory behind the why and the how of risk assessment explained, including the legal
requirements. You will be introduced to risk management processes used to identify hazards,
risk assessment (based on severity and likelihood) and the controls, precautions and
emergency procedures that need to be in place.

Module 4 - Risk Assessment Part 2
The legal requirements of conducting a risk assessment including Hazard Perception How to
identify and list hazards as a first step in capable risk assessment. This module deals with
contractors and the multiple environments encountered during filming and how to identify and
deal with obstacles on location.

Course Outcome:
You will receive a certificate of competence upon successful demonstration of sufficient knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety within the audiovisual industry.

Recent Credits 2016-17
Craft / Elvis Cadburys Campaign
Blast Films / C4 ‘Flying to the Ends of the Earth’
Renegade / C4 ‘Tribe’
Channel 5 ‘Tribal Teens’
Minnow / C4 ‘SAS’
Shine / C4 ‘The Island with Bear Grylls’
Shine / Network 10 ‘Survivor’
Windfall / C4 ‘Mutiny’
Nutopia / BBC ‘Civilizations’
North One / C4 ‘Our Guy In India’
RDF / Nat Geo ‘Undercover Angle’
Raw / Discovery ‘Goldrush & White Water Gold’
Pioneer / Red Bull ‘Paddle the Amazon’
Mentorn Media / BBC ‘Robot Wars 2’

Course Dates and Locations

IPA,   09 Jun 2017 08:30 - 18:00

Non-Member Ticket: £360.00
Booking Deadline: 09/06/2017

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