What Exactly Does a Hollywood COVID Compliance Officer Do?

Tim Baysinger
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The hefty (and pricey) health and safety protocols on Hollywood sets as TV and film productions try to keep the cameras rolling amid a worsening pandemic have added a new job to the call sheet: COVID Compliance Officer. But in the months since cameras turned back on, little has been known of just what these officers do. The role was created as the result of a six-month collaboration between the various unions and studios. Per the agreement, the Compliance Officer’s job is to ensure that all regulations are strictly followed. TheWrap spoke with one of them who has worked on multiple TV and film productions, who explains the role goes much further than that, describing what sounds like a cross between a school hall monitor, cleaning crew and principal. Also Read: Here Are the Premiere Dates for Broadcast TV's New and Returning Winter Shows (Updating) “There’s a whole list of things that we do, but I will say that I would be lying if I said a COVID compliance officer functions as a sole entity,” said Demerie Danielson, a CCO for VIP StarNetwork, a health services and technology company that has partnered with studios including Netflix and Amazon. Some of...

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