BBC journalists sometimes work alone: on newsroom shifts in a BBC building or on location. Simple safety procedures can minimise the risks that occasionally present themselves
First aid in hostile environments
Grant Wootton demonstrates first aid for journalists working in the field, including how best to treat burns and minor wounds
First aid in a danger-zone
Grant Wootton demonstrates how to apply first aid techniques in a danger-zone, including airway management and dressing a severely bleeding wound
Supporting colleagues who have suffered trauma
To support colleagues who may be suffering psychological problems following trauma, you need to be aware of the tell-tale signs
Dealing with trauma
Short-term reactions such as guilt and anger are normal following a traumatic event - but it is important to know when to ask for help
Young freelancers: Unprepared, inexperienced and in a war zone
Are young freelance reporters putting themselves in unnecessary danger? Senior journalists discussed what can be done to minimise the risks
From Hackney Weekend to Glastonbury, this week's podcast guests discuss planning for health and safety at live broadcast events.
TV in the wild
How many media professionals would swap their safe locations for a genuinely hostile environment? We look at the unique challenges of filming in extreme locations.