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Media: Remote Area Risk Management Training:

"It was superb. Right in the sweet spot for me, has set the benchmark for training, and is very much appreciated."

Very experienced remote area TV/ media medic and safety consultant working for the largest safety company in the sector.

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Where the media sector's safety experts come to learn/train.

 

We are the UK's long standing leaders in remote area risk management and medical training for the media sector, whether it be delivering training for those responsible for running remote area media safety companies, those responsible for providing safety in the field (eg looking after film crews or talent) or those providing the medical cover in remote areas.

 

We have trained safety personnel from the leading remote area and high risk organisations, responsible for delivering remote area media projects in remote, austere and hostile environments around the globe, Including NorthStar, Secret Compass, First Option, News International and many more - including many freelance media safety/security staff/medics.

Our Faculty have been involved in writing some of the leading safety standards for the sector including BS:8848 (Fieldwork, Expedition & Adventure Travel Safety Overseas) and ISO:31030 (Travel Risk Management).

 

Team members have significant experience of providing remote area medical, safety and training services for TV and Media productions including ICON films, Tigress, Discovery, CNN and BBC. Deployment locations have included Belize, Guyana, India and the UK amongst others.

 

The Team includes a former CNN Senior Field Security Advisor and Medical Training Manager (Europe. Middle East and Africa), with on the ground responsibility for safety of journalists in hostile environments.

"The instructor is clearly a leading expert in the field, extremely knowledgeable and rather inspiring."

 

TV/Media Safety Consultant

 

Team members have also assisted as camera operator, providing stills and pieces to camera as subject matter experts.

 

Team experience includes working with and supporting “celebrities in the wilderness” type reality shows and survival programmes hosted by celebrities, through to the most prestigious natural history documentaries, hosted by national treasures.

 

We can provide a full range of services from pre-departure safety consulting and training (including remote location medical, first aid, risk assessment and risk management training, travel safety, duty of care education, equipment provision, field skills training, familiarisation training, survival training (including from our ex-military survival instructors), water safety (via our partners at Plas y Brenin), personal safety and security to in-country safety and medical support – from a range of providers to suit your budget – from Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Rope Rescue Technicians to advanced first aiders.

 

We can also deploy multi-skilled safety team members – medics who are rope rescue and water rescue specialists with military backgrounds and (recent) hostile environment experience.

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// Client Testimonials

 

"Compared to other... courses I have attended, this course is really outstanding. The scenarios are quite realistic (I think) and I feel a lot more confident about my ... skills."

 

"It was superb. Right in the sweet spot for me, has set the benchmark for training, and is very much appreciated." Very experienced remote area TV/ media medic and safety consultant working for the largest safety company in the sector.

"The instructor is clearly a leading expert in the field, extremely knowledgeable and rather inspiring." TV/Media Safety Consultant

"Both days were exceptionally well delivered..." Senior News Media Safety Consultant (hostile environments).

Given the reality of extended evacuation times from field locations, we have fit for purpose solutions, unique to us, in global first solutions for our sectors, tried, tested and researched. Course review from a very experienced Remote Area Paramedic. Click HERE for full article in PDF.

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