Numerous accidents on movie sets in recent years have heightened concern over how the entertainment industry is protecting the safety of its actors and crews. This note explores statutory remedies and intra-industry safety regulations available to minimize the dangers and concludes they are inadequate. The authors suggest specific legislation which would require safety monitors on the set, more careful control of explosives, and higher monetary penalties for safety violations.
Shawn M. Christianson and S. Claire Soper,
The Danger of Illusion: A Critique of Safety Regulations in the Television and Motion Picture Industry,
6 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 137
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