WB Safety Hotline:  (818) 954-2800
Toll Free U.S./Canada:  (877) 566-8001
HBO Safety Hotline:  +1 (877) 742-3044

Safety & Environmental Affairs (S&EA)

HANDBOOK Warner Bros. Safety & Environmental Affairs provides support in three major areas: Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Affairs, and Feature/TV Production Safety. S&EA works with in-house employees and production to create production safety guidelines and monitors all Warner Bros. productions worldwide, including: WBSO, WB Pictures, WBTV, WB Animation, Warner Unscripted Television, Bonanza Productions, Telepictures, […]

Primary Contacts

HANDBOOK On-Lot Emergency Line Fire/Medical/Safety Call: 818-954-3333 Please call the WB on-lot emergency line for all fire, medical, safety and security emergencies. Calling (818) 954-3333 (or extension 4-3333 from any WB phone) will direct the call through WB Security Dispatch, which in turn has a direct line to the City of Burbank emergency dispatch system. […]

Injury, Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

HANDBOOK Introduction Warner Bros. Studios Operations believes that everyone benefits from a safe and healthful work environment. We are committed to maintaining an injury-free and illness-free workplace in compliance with applicable laws and regulations governing workplace safety. To achieve this goal, the Company has adopted an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). This program applies […]

Ten Important Points to Help Keep Your Employees Safe

HANDBOOK 1. Hire CSATF Safety Pass Trained Employees Only those who have completed Safety Pass Training are eligible for employment at Warner Bros. 2. Fall Protection Is Mandatory When Working At Heights Fall protection is required when working outside of the catwalks in the permanents of a soundstage, on unprotected roofs and elevated platforms, all […]

Staff & Crew Training

HANDBOOK Contract Services Safety Pass In order to be eligible for employment with any Warner Bros. related or affiliated entity, employees working in IATSE and Basic Crafts represented classifications must be current in the completion of their respective Safety Pass Courses.  An employee’s Safety Pass status may be verified by reviewing his/her/their Contract Services Safety Pass Card.  […]

Production Start-Up Guidelines For Warner Bros. Productions

HANDBOOK To help you take the first steps toward keeping your production in compliance with safety regulations, we have provided the following “Warner Bros. Production Start-Up Guidelines.” 1. Have your UPM or Production Office Coordinator call your Production Safety Representative to set up your Pre-Production Safety Orientation Meeting. All Warner Bros.-affiliated productions are to meet […]

Productions Not Affiliated with Warner Bros.

HANDBOOK Call WB Safety (818-954-2890) when: 1. Opening your production office or scheduling your first tech scout. We would like to discuss your production’s safety program and obtain information regarding safety while at WBSO. 2. Planning a major stunt, car chase, or special effect. 3. Helicopters, aircraft, watercraft, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s) are used. 4. […]

Inspection Procedures for OSHA And Other Regulatory Agencies

HANDBOOK Several types of events or scenarios may cause an inspector from the California Occupational Safety Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) or other California State regulatory agency to visit the set.  Some examples: a serious accident has occurred; an employee complaint has been registered with a regulatory agency, the inspector was driving by the production and noticed […]

Craft Service: Food Preparation On Sets And Mobile Food Vehicles

HANDBOOK All productions working at Warner Bros. Studios are expected to comply with LA County Department of Public Health guidelines regarding service of food and refreshments.  Please see the following bulletins from LAC DPH, which addresses food that can be served by craft service without a permit, protocols for receipt of food delivery, and information […]

Air Quality: Production Considerations

HANDBOOK In Southern California, the oversight of air quality is the responsibility of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The SCAQMD has enacted rules that regulate the use and operation of many materials, processes and equipment that may be used by your production company.  The following guidelines and regulations have been developed to […]