For Theatres

RB Health and Safety Solutions Ltd are specialists within the theatre and production industry. Our expert consultants and trainers are qualified to a high standard and all have the experience to understand the unique set of demands which are placed on an organisation working within this environment.

Our theatre specific training courses are designed and developed to ensure that they are relevant to our area, and can be tailored to your own organisational needs. Our trainers and consultants are highly qualified and extremely knowledgeable as they all have years of experience within the theatre and production environment.


Work at Height Rescue Plan Refresher Training

This is the opportunity to refresh your Rescue from Height trained staff with a Competent RB Work at Height Training Instructor, the training with Live Casualties is carried out on your venue specific Work at Height Rescue Plans


Advanced Work & Rescue at Height for Theatre & Production

This course is for staff who require more advanced On Rope, Work Positioning Techniques to access areas beyond the scope of normal Working at Height training.


Work at Height and Ladder Safety

Ensuring that ladders are safe to use is an important step in reducing the risks associated with ladder use.


CDM in the Entertainment Industry

This course is designed specifically for the Theatre and Production industry, delivers practical training for those who need an update on the new Construction Design & Management Regulations (CDM 2015) that have been enforced since 6th April 2015.


Working at Height (Harness) for Theatre and Production

Using harnesses and work at height equipment is common place in this environment and it is often considered that this is one of the most significant risks within the industry.


Working and Rescue from Height for Theatre and Production

This course combines the ‘Work at Height (Harnesses) for Theatre and Production’ and ‘Rescue from Height for Theatre and Production’ courses for those who want to train the same staff in both courses over a two day period.


Theatre Fire Officer

Many theatres are required to have an on-duty ‘Theatre Fire Officer’ as part of their local authority licensing and to comply with the ‘Rules of Management for Places of Entertainment’.


Tallescope Rescue

The use of Tallescopes in the industry is common place. Should someone become unwell or unable to descend the Tallescope unaided then the employer has a legal and moral obligation to get the person to a place of safety where further help (such as medical assistance) can be given.


Tallescope (Safe use of Tallescopes)

The Association of British Theatre Technicians (ABTT) state that untrained persons using Tallescopes has been a contributory factor in many accidents involving this equipment (2014, code of practice for use of Tallescopes for working at height in theatres).


Risk Assessment (Theatre Specific)

This training course offers an in-depth look into the processes and practices involved in carrying out suitable risk assessments, focusing on the types of hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken within a theatre and production environment.


Rescue from Height for Theatre and Production

Working at height with harnesses could leave someone suspended should they fall. The Work at Height Regulations place a duty on the employer in such circumstances to have a method to get these individuals to a place of safety.


Paediatric First Aid (for Chaperons)

Accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) this 12 hour course meets the standard required by OFSTED and the Early Years Foundation Stage with a particular focus on anyone working around children within the theatre and production industry.


Noise Awareness

Noise at work is often considered one of the major hazards when working within theatre and production and it can cause long term health effects if not controlled adequately.


Manual Handling (Theatre and Production Specific)

This course has been designed specifically to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake the unique manual handling challenges presented by working in this industry.


Ladder Inspection

Ensuring that ladders are safe to use is an important step in reducing the risks associated with ladder use.


IOSH Working Safely for Theatre and Production

The little brother of the highly acclaimed Managing Safely for Theatre and Production course, this one-day course will offer a working knowledge of health and safety within the unique and demanding environment of the theatre and entertainment industry.


IOSH Managing Safely for Theatre and Production

The world’s first ever “IOSH Managing Safely for Theatre and Production” training course. Created specifically for the theatre, production and entertainment industry.


IOSH Managing Safely for Theatre and Production (Refresher)

Created specifically for the theatre, production and entertainment industry, this course is the one day refresher to update candidates on changes in legislation as well as refresh your knowledge on subjects such as risk assessments.


Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Food Safety

This course is a Level 2 certification, accredited by the Qualsafe Awards


CIEH Level 1 Award in Food Safety

This Level 1 Certification offers a basic insight into food handling and hygiene.


First Aid for the Dance Industry

Tailored to the dance industry this course will cover the basic first aid requirements for common injuries to dancers.


First Aid at Work for Theatre and Production

Accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) this course complies with the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations.


First Aid at Work Refresher for Theatre and Production

This course is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) and is for candidates who wish to refresh and update their current accredited 3 day First Aid at Work Certificate.


Fire Marshal for Theatres

Staff expected to undertake the role of fire marshals (often called fire wardens), or form part of a firefighting team require more advanced training than the basic fire awareness. This course will cover the duties of these vital roles within theatre and production environments.


Evacuation Chair Training

​“Effective management arrangements need to be put in place for those that need help to escape” (HM Government, Fire Safety Risk Assessments). This guidance also confirms that specialist evacuation chairs (evac chairs) maybe necessary to negotiate stairs.


Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) for Theatre and Production

Accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) this course complies with the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations. The course is practically based helping candidates learn and apply the training to real life emergency situations applicable to their venue, either on or off stage


Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor

This training course is aimed to give DSE Assessors the knowledge and skills to undertake suitable DSE assessments to ensure that any DSE users in their area are working safely and that the appropriate paperwork is complete to a satisfactory level.


Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Awareness

All employers have a legal duty under Display Screen Equipment Regulations (Reg 6) to provide suitable training to all DSE users.


Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

This course enables candidates to understand the ways in which chemicals can cause harm, control methods and how to complete the appropriate paperwork to be compliant with the regulations.


Contractor Management

We offer training and certification in health and safety procedures, protocols, and legislation while working with on-site contractors.


Basic Life Support for Theatre and Production

Candidates learn how to provide basic first aid including administering CPR.


Asbestos Awareness

This training course offers anyone who could be exposed to asbestos in their work activities the knowledge and skills to identity and control any potential exposure.


Fire Awareness for Theatres

Employers have a legal duty to provide staff with basic fire training and ensure that they attend regular refreshers.


AED Training for Theatres

This course is based on the basic AED training course with additional aspects to suit the theatre environment.