Covid19 Compliance Ofc, T Billi Martin

Covid-19 Compliance Officer

In addition to her production experience, T. Billi Martin is a certified Covid-19 Compliance Officer (C19CO). A C19CO is a newly designated position who is responsible for establishing and enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols, training staff, and monitoring compliance on all film, music video, and commercial sets.  A C19CO is intended for a person who is educated in the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, disinfection, social distancing, CDC, local, and state guidelines, and other information related to preventing the spread of infection on a film production set.  A C19CO is responsible for safety compliance and enforcement of rules. 

FAQ to hire a C19CO

7.

Should all sets have a COVID-19 Compliance Officer (C19CO)?

Yes.  Just like all sets should have a Producer, 1st AD, Key Grip, Key PA, Set Medic, etc., the COVID-19 Compliance Officer is another necessary crew member.

7.

Does the COVID-19 Compliance Officer need to be a trained medical professional?

No. But they do have to be certified.

7.

How many COVID-19 Compliance Officers should be on set?

The C19CO should be a stand-alone crew position with no other on set responsibilities.  Health Education Services suggest 1 officer for every 20 people.  A Key C19CO should manage their team and be point of contact for production.

7.

When should the Compliance Officer be engaged?

A COVID-19 Compliance Officer should be thought of as a key department head.  This means they should be a part of:

  • Tech scouts

  • Prepping crew the day before the shoot

  • Shoot days

  • Wrap

7.

Can a COVID-19 Compliance Officer perform other duties if they have production experience?

 

No. No position on set should replace a COVID-19 Compliance Officer. A COVID-19 Compliance Officer SHOULD NOT be asked to do any other duties on set.

7.

Besides the NY State of Health Business Affirmation, what else is needed at the time of hiring a COVID-19 Compliance Officer?

 

The COVID-19 Compliance Officer needs confirmation of the following:

  • The producer/production company will work with the COVID-19 Compliance Officer to develop protocol for the shoot. 

  • The producer/production company will follow all local, state, and CDC guidelines for operating their production.

  • The producer/production company will enforce guidelines on their set and work with the COVID-19 Compliance Officer to manage compliance on their sets.

7.

Do I have to print out health screenings and router lists?

No.  The COVID-19 Compliance Officer will collect health screening surveys and router digitally only.  A copy will be emailed to the producer/production company.

7.

After wrap, what will the COVID-19 Compliance Officer provide the producer/production company?

The COVID-19 Compliance Officer will send all of the following within 24 hours of the production wrap:

  • Health entry screening questionnaires

  • Roster list

  • Compliance report

  • Compliance Officer invoice

7.

What is in a kit and supplies list?

 

Link to kit list

7.

Is there an additional fee for a kit & supplies list?

For Ms Martin, the kit fee is apart of her per day rate.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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