Director, Production Safety

-Oversees compliance with EHS federal, state and local regulations and requirements, including identifying and obtaining all EHS permits and authorizations
-Identifies, develops and implements EHS programs and policies, including Production Safety Manuals (Injury and Illness Prevention Programs), Hazard Communication Standards, Exposure Control, Blood Borne Pathogen Programs, Air Quality Compliance, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment Assessments, Aerial Lift Safety Training and Certifications, Fall Protection and injury tracking and reporting
-Develops and conducts EHS training to productions and internal stakeholder groups
-Based on review of script/creative treatment and other production planning materials, and ongoing communication with production personnel, formulates, directs, and reviews project-specific safety protocols
-Researches, develops, and distributes EHS information and reports, Codes of Safe Practices and other information, as needed and/or requested by production personnel
-Coordinates and works with the First Assistant Director, Construction Coordinator, Unit Production Manager, key department heads and other production units, as well as with the corporate Production Management and Business & Legal Affairs departments, to help ensure compliance with safety program duties and responsibilities
-Formulates and recommends program policies, guidelines and appropriate service levels
-Coordinates the selection, retention and assignment of production safety consultants and other third-parties as needed to address potential EHS issues on productions
-Reviews safety equipment and supply needs, recommending replacement and new equipment purchases as appropriate
-Initiates and conducts regular facility, location and stage inspections, including scouting locations for potential use
-Reviews procedures for stunts, special effects and other potentially hazardous production activities and helps to ensure that all identified potential safety issues have been addressed
-Minimum 3 to 5 years production safety experience in the television or motion picture industry.
-Working knowledge of EHS regulatory requirements, including California OSHA Title 8 General Safety, Construction Safety Orders, California Title 19 regulations governing pyrotechnics, and similar requirements in other states.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Strong computer skills required (e.g., Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
-Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
-CSP, CIH or similar health and safety related certification
-Health and safety trainer certification

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