According to the in-depth report, production companies need to know that:
- when choosing a foreign location, they need to understand how local employment, workers compensation and insurance regulations affect their project and its risk management demands;
- the complex nature of many film projects can make obtaining the appropriate insurance more difficult;
- falls remain a significant cause of workplace fatalities in all industries
"In today's environment it only takes a single incident to shut down a tour or a production. In such a competitive field, prudent filmmakers and artists are diligent and take extra precautions to help mitigate a wide range of unique exposures," said
The advisory provides individuals associated with the entertainment industry tactical risk mitigation strategies on a wide array of risks including: stunts and explosions, pyrotechnics, railroad and auto incidents, and the use of animals in film. The complex nature of these risks can make obtaining the appropriate insurance difficult, but Chubb can help tailor coverages to meet the entertainment industry's complex needs.
The full advisory can be read here, and includes additional risks filmmakers and artists face, as well as information on the benefits of having a tailored policy to protect against applicable risks.
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