Safety in the Studio

Safety is a very personal matter—the behaviour of the individual affects everyone. Safety is the result of anticipation, care and sensible regulations. It is a good policy to have someone specifically responsible for safety. Some studio hazards are detailed here, but always watch for others as well. Health and Safety at Work legislation must be observed.


This is a major subject in itself and the advice of the local fire authority is recommended when considering the many factors involved. All studios must comply with the local building regulations.

Large studios have a fire lane about one metre wide around the studio perimeter. This is a non-acting area and no equipment or scenery is allowed to remain in it. It provides ...

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