On the sixth anniversary of the tragic death of British camera operator Mark Milsome and two years after Halyna Hutchins died, a survey has found nearly three-quarters of UK below-the-line crew feel their safety has been compromised at work.
The survey, which was conducted by Bectu and the Mark Milsome Foundation, queried film and TV crew about their views on health and safety training and protocols on British sets, finding that there has been little improvement since Milsome died after an accident filming the BBC and Netflix’s Black Earth Rising.
Almost three-quarters of 733 respondents said they “felt their safety or that of a colleague has been compromised at work,” while there was an overwhelming consensus that safety training and protocols need to be improved and that production companies should take ultimate responsibility for issues.
Meanwhile, more than two-thirds of respondents identified real concerns regarding people being promoted to positions of responsibility without adequate experience or safety qualifications, and there were fears around going public, with all those who reported incidents asking to remain anonymous for fear of jeopardizing future employment.Read more on deadline.com
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