Safety On Set
As with any workplace, the film and television industries can present a wide range of potential occupational health and safety hazards to workers. The Texas Film Commission urges all productions, regardless of budget to employ best practices and maintain industry standards in order to encourage and accomplish safety on set.
Texas Film Commission Resources
- Workers’ Compensation - Information about Workers’ Compensation Insurance coverage in Texas.
- Pyrotechnics & Flame Effects Licensing - Rules for individuals working with pyrotechnics and flame effects.
- Texas Rabies Quarantine & Animal Handling - Guidance for Texas Rabies Quarantine and animal handling on productions.
- Texas Drone Regulations - Guidance for using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones in Texas.
- EMTs & Paramedics - Listed in the Texas Production Directory
- Traffic Safety & Barricade Rentals - Listed in the Texas Production Directory
Additional Online Resources
- Contract Services Administration Trust Fund - Industry Wide Safety Bulletins
- IATSE 24/7 Safety Hotline Program
- A Pledge to Sarah - Set Safety iOS and Android App
- Green Production Guide Toolkit
Green Production Guide
The Green Production Guide was developed by the Producers Guild of America Foundation and features a searchable database of vendors with information about their green products, services, their production experience and what locations they serve.