Productions Not Affiliated with Warner Bros.


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.)