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Archive for tag: OSHA

‘Walking Dead’ Production Company Slapped With Maximum Fine In Stuntman’s On-Set Death

5 January, 2018 (15:34) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 5, 2018 2:23pm UPDATED with production company statement: In the wake of July’s death of stuntman John Bernecker on the Georgia set of The Walking Dead, OSHA has imposed the maximum allowable fine – $12,675  – on the company that produces the show.the “This tragedy should serve as a wake-up call […]

‘Midnight Rider’ Trial: Director Randall Miller Pleads Guilty, Jody Savin Charges Dismissed, Jay Sedrish Gets Probation – Update

9 March, 2015 (10:52) | 2014, 2015, Biscuits | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb March 9, 2015 9:08 am UPDATE, 9:08 AM: Midnight Rider executive producer and unit production manager Jay Sedrish gets probation and will not serve jail time in the criminal trespassing and involuntary manslaughter trial that is now over before it began in rural Georgia. Meanwhile, director Randall Miller was taken straight to […]

‘Midnight Rider’: Sarah Jones Memorial Campaign Set!

17 February, 2015 (14:21) | 2014, 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

February 17, 2015 | 11:33AM PT Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary Two major below-the-line IATSE locals — Local 600 (International Cinematographers Guild) and Local 479 (Studio Mechanics) — have joined a memorial campaign honoring camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was killed on the “Midnight Rider” set nearly a year ago on Feb. 20, 2014, in […]

Stricter OSHA Reporting Guidelines Kick In For “Corner Cutting” Film & TV Biz – Update!

2 January, 2015 (21:44) | 2015 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb January 2, 2015 4:41pm Deadline/Hollywood UPDATED WITH MORE CASE SUMMARIES: Beginning January 1, the federal government will require a much more thorough reporting of injuries on film and TV productions. Up until now, only deaths, or injuries to three or more workers in an eight-hour period that require hospitalization, had to be […]