Offers “Netflix”

Expires soon Netflix

Production Safety Specialist

  • Internship
  • Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
  • Energy / Materials / Mechanics

Job description

The Role
A successful candidate will be passionate, self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization. This is a fast moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, and able to exercise good judgment and communication. The Production Safety Specialist’s primary responsibilities include the development, implementation and management of programs necessary to ensure a healthy, safe and environmentally sound work place, as well as assisting productions in compliance with all applicable governmental health & safety and environmental regulations. Duties include working directly with the Production, UPM, LP, and the Internal and External Production Safety team members.


·  Provides health & safety guidance to Netflix’s global productions
·  Evaluates production/post concepts, scripts, production facilities and workflows for safety and environmental concerns and risks
·  Mitigates safety concerns by working directly with Production Executives, Producers, Unit Production Managers Supervisors and other production staff
·  Works directly with Production in the planning and execution phase of all filming services: assessing safety needs, securing appropriate vendors, and traveling to remote locations and/or facilities as required
·  Attends production and Netflix Safety meetings on a national and international basis as applicable
·  Develops and distributes the Production Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), and other production safety guidelines
·  Evaluates and helps in COVID-19 safety planning as pertains to production teams
·  Review Risk Assessments and recommend corrective actions and assist productions in implementation
·  Responds to, and investigates production emergencies, incidents and accidents
·  Coordinates production employee health & safety training
·  Works independently without direct management supervision
·  Develops and maintains effective working relationships with industry safety organizations, representatives, consultants and governmental regulatory agencies as appropriate
·  Develops, implements and audits production safety and environmental standards, policies and procedures for productions worldwide
·  Quickly recognizes and resolves various production safety issues that arise during the course of normal production activities
·  Determines the applicable regulations in states and countries where a particular production may be shooting (possibly for the first time)


·  A minimum of 3-5 years of safety experience 
·  Thorough understanding of motion picture and television production process including organizational structure, terminology, equipment, construction methods, stunt and special effects techniques, etc. preferred
·  Bachelor's Degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Studies, Physical Sciences or related major a plus
·  Knowledge of Federal, state and local health & safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, etc.)
·  Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification a plus
·  Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
·  Computer and software skills
·  Project management
·  Ability to respond to production needs/emergencies at all hours of the day
·  Ability to work independently without immediate management supervision