The great outdoors can be a dangerous place but stunning vistas and challenging, dramatic landscapes can make for great TV. ESI Safety Consultants can help to minimise risks, opening up a world of remote locations whilst allowing film crews to concentrate on the technical and creative aspects.
Remote Location Safety
ESI was born in the mountains of North Wales – a proven training ground to hone the skills, knowledge and experience that are critical to managing the safety of a production in mountainous terrain. Our highly qualified experts can be called upon to help keep your cast and crew safe on any mountain worldwide, ... more
The unforgiving terrain, unpredictable wildlife and tropical climate can make filming in jungles very difficult. ESI experts can help to reduce the risks and educate the crew and contributors to not only survive but also thrive in this environment.
Our safety experts can advise you on everything you need to consider including logistics such as choosing the right vehicles, what to do in an emergency, choosing a suitable campsite that won’t flash flood and being responsible for navigation.
Much like deserts, cold environments come with many logistical challenges. Having a seasoned ESI Safety Advisor on hand to identify dangers unique to this environment, such as crevasses, avalanches, or spotting the early signs of cold weather injuries can be crucial to keeping your production running. ESI Saf ... more
Comfortable with the uncomfortable, ESI Safety Advisors can operate worldwide with little in the way of luxuries, from developing countries to remote outposts, wherever you want to film ESI is happy to support. Often this is the area where Safety and Security go hand in hand from passing through sketchy checkpoints ... more
If you are filming on or near large expanses of water, ESI can provide the safety cover you need. Using experienced powerboat operators and safety kayakers ESI can provide a level of assurance that is quick to react but with the production know-how to not ruin the shot you are after.
Rivers can be very dangerous, when filming near them it is wise to have a team of Whitewater Rescue Technicians on hand to ensure safety near the edge and to deal with any issues that may arise. ESI can advise on the PPE and safety systems required such as tethering members of the crew on work restraint so th ... more
If your production plans to commit any cast or crew member to the water to get a shot, ESI can provide HSE Scuba qualified Safety Divers to ensure safety to your contributors and underwater camera operators (we can supply those too if required).
Rope Safety & Working at Height
If you plan to film near a cliff edge, on a tall building or some other area where if there were no precautions in place, a person could fall a distance liable to cause personal injury, ESI can safeguard your cast and crew. Whether it be as simple as setting and enforcing boundaries to ensure no one ventures near th ... more