Provide a suitable working environment

Take time to understand the unique needs of your team members to create a safe and healthy working environment.

Consider both physical and psychological safety when looking at where and how your team works on production.

There’s a legal duty of care upon any employer to protect the health and wellbeing of all people in the workplace under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

This covers physical and psychosocial needs – such as adequate toilet facilities, first aid and safety equipment – and requires consideration of any hazards that could negatively impact them.

This guide covers five actions, including the following key tasks:


For a complete approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing while on a production shoot also see our three other production guides.

Actions to take