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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.
    Prior to any use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or Unmanned Aerial Camera Platforms (i.e. drones).
  • 5.
    Planning to film in, on, or around water.
  • 6.
    Intending to drain the Lagoon, Stage 15 or Stage 16 water tanks, or Ranch pool, or any other filming pool.
  • 7.
    Contemplating demolition of any major set or structure.
  • 8.
    Drums of hazardous materials not associated with your production are present upon arrival.
  • 9.
    Production employees may be exposed to safety hazards or hazardous materials that are present as a result of the proximity to another employee, production company, or vendor.
  • 10.
    Scaffolds three stories (36 feet) or higher are being constructed.
  • 11.
    Cranes and equipment exceeding 10,000 lb. are used on a soundstage.
  • 12.
    You have questions about the load-bearing capacity of a stage floor, truss, or backlot platform (roof, fire escape, etc.)
  • 13.
    A Cal-OSHA or other governmental agency inspector visits your stage or location. The inspector should be asked to wait, if possible, until a representative of S&EA is on site. (See Inspection Procedures for OSHA and Other Regulatory Agencies on the following page.)

This website and the information contained in the Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) are intended and authorized for the use of employees of this Company only; they are not intended for, nor should they be used by, the general public or any third parties. If you have not been expressly directed to this site by the Warner Bros. Studio Operations Department of Safety & Environmental Affairs, you are not authorized to use this website and you must exit now. The IIPP is a general outline of safe work practices to be used as a guideline for our productions to provide a safe work environment for our employees. Because each particular work situation is different, these IIPP guidelines are intended to be used in conjunction with consulting the appropriate production supervisors and seeking the assistance of our Production Safety personnel. The information contained in this IIPP is not a legal interpretation of any federal, state or local regulations, laws or standards. No warranty is made about any of the contents of this website.