Supervising Medic General Health & Safety Responsibility
The Supervising Medic and Medical / FirstAid Team providers medical services to the cast and crew members, determines the need for offsite medical services (paramedics, hospital, etc.) for serious injuries and is responsible for maintaining / coordinating all required medical recordkeeping.
Become thoroughly familiar with the Production’s Safety Program
- Ensure that Production Management’s commitment to health & safety and expectation of a safe production is effectively communicated to all Medical and FirstAid personnel.
- Receive, read, and implement the Safety Program.
- Attend a preproduction safety meeting with all department heads (HODs) and key production personnel conducted by Production Management.
- Understand and implement the safety responsibilities detailed in the following documents are properly implemented:
- Become completely familiar with the Production Safety Manual and ensure that a physical or electronic copy is at all production worksites at all times.
Certificates and Licenses
- All production medics and first-aid providers should possess credentials, certificates, and licenses required to provide medical services. In addition, all production medics must have evidence of current CPR, AED and bloodborne pathogens training.
- Copies of all applicable credentials, certificates, and licenses should be provided to the production and uploaded to Prodicle.
- All workers’ compensation cases and treatment must be properly documented on a daily basis.
- If any employee is referred to a physician or hospital, the Safety Program Director,UPM and Production Safety Consultant should be notified immediately.
Develop Contacts for Emergency Services
- Assist the 1st AD, HODs and crew & cast with emergency information and contacts. For all locations, identify the nearest hospital with an emergency room and provide maps and directions for the on location crew This information should be posted on set and present on each day’s call sheet.
- The address / location of worksite must be clearly posted at the location. This is necessary so that clear and precise directions to the location can be provided to emergency responders.
- Ensure that the all medical recordkeeping requirements are completed and uploaded to Prodicle as detailed in the IIPP.