Safety

Overview

Performer safety is a number one priority, whether it’s ensuring physical protection during exciting stunts or safeguarding your professional identity from scam artists.

Use the tips, tools and forms provided here to stay safe on and off the set.

Safety On Set

The following tools and resources are useful for protecting yoursef on set.

Safety Bulletins

Digest: Stunt & Safety Theatrical and Television

Logged in SAG-AFTRA members can also visit the Stunt Performer pages for additional information.

General On Set Safety Questions:
Please contact the National Stunt and Safety Department at (323) 549-6855 or a SAG-AFTRA Local office.

Emergency Hotline Number (for after hours safety issues): (323) 954-1600

Safety Off the Set

Should you have any information of fraud and would like SAG-AFTRA to investigate, please email membersbeware@sagaftra.org. Due to the high volume of requests and the need for discretion during our investigations, we are not always able to respond as quickly as we would like. Please know, however, that SAG-AFTRA takes instances of possible fraud very seriously, for the protection of members and non-members alike, and will give attention to each case brought to our attention.

See the other tips for protecting yourself off the set in the left hand menu of this page.

Safety Announcement: The Department Of Labor Releases Mobile App that Monitors Heat Index at Worksites

Are you working outside and the heat getting to you?

The Department of Labor has released a mobile app that monitors the heat index at worksites. The app, available in English and Spanish, combines heat index data from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with the user’s location to determine necessary protective measures.

The app is designed for devices using an Android platform, and versions for BlackBerry and iPhone users will be released shortly. To download it, visit http://go.usa.gov/KFE.

Click here for more information and to read the Department Of Labor's full announcement. 

Safety Bulletins