Monday, 3 January 2011

Health and Safety

Potential danger
Potential outcomes
Actions to avoid potentials outcomes
Leaving the camera box on the floor.
Tripping over the box and causing injury.
Make sure the box is closed and placed out of the way, for example on a table.
Tripping over wires.
This could result in the lighting falling over and breaking as well causing a fire as they get hot. This could cause injury to people around.
Make sure wires are not places where people will be walking and warn everyone around when lights are in use.
Lights getting very hot.Burns to the body.Make sure the lights are off when not in use. When they are on warn everyone and be aware of how hot they get. Allow them to cool down before moving/putting away.
Tripping over tripod.
Resulting in injury especially if there are sharp/big objects around.
Make sure people are aware of the tripod when in use. Not allow anyone near the tripod apart from the directors, Katie and I.
Dropping camera
Camera may break. Lense could shatter, sharp pieces of plastic would be dangerous.
Have camera in tripod when in use and use the hand strap when filming without it. When camera is not in use make sure it is safely stored in the box.
Leaving camera unattended.
This could result in theft.

Make sure one of us is with all equipment at all times.

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