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Contact us by email at or using the telephone advice line on  08444 933 062 (local rate call). Your call will be answered by a Health & Safety mentor who run NODASafe on behalf of NODA.

Theatre is about fun, enjoyment and putting on a great show. It’s not about form filling and health and safety – we all do that in work and that is the last thing we want to do in our hobby!

However (and it’s a very big however), we’re sure you’d agree that everyone involved in your show, from your leading lady to that last minute audience member, all have the absolute right to enjoy the production without fear of accident, injury or worse.

NODASafe is here to help you achieve this goal, not by saying ‘No’ but by working with you to overcome your safety concerns and make your production better by making it safer.

NODASafe is a partnership between NODA and Health and Safety Mentor. HSM is run by people who understand theatre and have personal activity in the community theatre environment, so we know what pressures and challenges face NODA societies on a show-to-show basis. 

As part of your subscription to NODA, you are now able to access the services listed below from NODASafe.

  • Telephone and email support services to help with:
    • production safety queries
    • general advice and guidance on all health, safety and environmental issues
    • dealing with serious accidents
    • risk assessments
    • help completing the recommended NODASafe assessments and checklists
  • Generic theatre and show risk assessments – great for stage managers and the production team
  • Production checklists – these help to plan your production and integrate safety into what you do
  • Production documents – plan your production thoroughly and make sure easily overlooked information is included in easy to use documents
  • Updates via Twitter, and the newsletter. Follow us @NODASafe
  • Access to training courses – details of these dedicated and discounted services become available occasionally, so keep an eye out for information.

There are certain aspects of theatre health and safety that you might need to look at that are not covered by your subscription service. However, NODASafe can provide these services to you, including discounted fire risk assessments, general risk assessments (for your rehearsal space or theatre), specific risk assessments and accident investigation visits.

For further discounted online courses leading to certification please check out our online training pages:



For more information, please contact NODASafe on  08444 933 062 or email


Accident Report Sheet Accident Report Sheet
Accident report form in addition to accident book
Example H&S Policy document Example H&S Policy document
H&S Policy Document that can be customised for your society
Example of Mobile Towers Risk Assessment Example of Mobile Towers Risk Assessment
Example of Mobile Towers Risk Assessment
Example of Tallescope Risk Assessment Example of Tallescope Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment example for Tallescopes
Example of Theatre Risk Assement Example of Theatre Risk Assement
Example of Theatre Risk Assement form
First Aid Needs Risk Assessment First Aid Needs Risk Assessment
Example Risk Assessment for First Aid Needs
Folder Files Set Up Folder Files Set Up
Suggested List of Files to be maintained in a production folder
Ladders and Steps Risk Assessment Ladders and Steps Risk Assessment
Example Risk assessment for Ladders and Steps
Production Checklist Production Checklist
Checklist and timescales to run a safe production
Production Contacts List Production Contacts List
Production contact list in spreadsheet format
Production File Cover Production File Cover
Customisable front cover of important files
Production Report Production Report
Production Report template for each performance
Production Safety Overview Production Safety Overview
Overview of Production form
Risk Assessment Guidance Risk Assessment Guidance
Examples and guidance to complete Risk Assessments
Safety Brief - Use of Ladders Safety Brief - Use of Ladders
Safe use of Ladders and Steps briefing notes
Signing In Sheet for Societies Signing In Sheet for Societies
Siging in/out template for productions/rehearsals
Stage Manager Induction checklist Stage Manager Induction checklist
Example Induction checklist for Stage managers and sign off list