The Employment of the "on set" Armourer:
A correctly Licensed Film Industry Armourer must be engaged
and be "on set" whenever Firearms, Prohibited Weapons
or Prohibited Items, such as Imitation Firearms, Daggers, Flick
Knives, Crossbows, Swords, Grenades, Expandable Batons, Handcuffs,
Silencers or Bullet Proof Vest's are to be used in a production.
It is important that the producer ascertains that the Film Armourer
a. Holds an appropriate Film Armourers Licence (Film Industry
Specific) for the State where filming will take place and that the
licence is current.
b. The Armourers Licence and any additional Permits must cover
all of the types of firearms or prohibited items that will be used
in the production.
c. Has the appropriate level of expertise and skills to provide
the services of an
"on set " Armourer without risk of injury to cast or crew.
d. That all relevant State Firearms & Weapons Legislation
will be strictly adhered to at all times, thus avoiding the films
producers being compromised by unlawful firearms activity on their Film Set.
e.That Weapons Safety will be a priority at all times.
f. Is a person who is acceptable to the production crew.
Film & Television Armourer
Workplace Trainer & Assessor
John @ MotionPictureArmourer.com