PASS

Performer Availability Screening Services

FSC Performer Availability Screening Services (PASS) provides guidelines and services for the adult production industry designed to ensure a safe and healthy work environment of performers and adult film professionals. The program includes:

  • A series of nationwide testing sites providing low cost, high-quality testing in a timely manner
  • Performers have electronic access to testing results directly from labs
  • Variety of medical providers for treatment of performers in need of medical follow-up
  • Consistent standards and guidelines for testing and treatment of adult performers
  • A secure database that ensures performer privacy and protects producer liability
  • Protocol for performer support in the event of a positive HIV test result, including funding for testing of 1st and 2nd generation partners.

The PASS program was developed by industry stakeholders, compliance experts, doctors and attorneys, to uphold performer testing protocols and industry standards for self-regulation.

Health Advisories

Riverside County Department of Public Health Syphilis Advisory

The Riverside County Department of Public Health has expressed concern over a rising number of syphilis cases in the Northern Coachella Valley region of the county. We encourage all performers who have visited the area to be extra vigilant about the signs...

Production Hold Lifted Immediately – Wednesday, April 17

PASS medical advisors have alerted FSC that the performer’s first-generation PASS contacts have now all returned clear. Because of the earlier-than-expected turn-around in test results, the production hold can be lifted today, rather than Thursday. The PASS database...

Production Hold Expected to Lift Thursday

PASS medical advisors have informed the FSC that they expect the results of the final first-generation PASS performers to be returned Wednesday. As those performers used both condoms and testing on shoots, we anticipate that their results will be clear as well. PASS...

FSC Production Hold Update — Monday, April 16

Over the weekend, PASS medical advisors were able to successfully reach each of the first-generation contacts who had worked with the original performer during the possible period of exposure. Those performers are in the process of retesting, and we should have full...

FSC PASS Production Hold Update — Saturday, April 14

Free Speech Coalition thanks the industry for maintaining the production hold. PASS medical advisors have not yet been able to reach all first-generation partners, and thus we can not yet lift the production hold. The performer participated in traditional shoots that...

FSC Production Hold Update – Friday, April 13

We appreciate everyone’s commitment to the production hold announced yesterday. The PASS medical advisors working with the performer have informed us that the initial test result has now been confirmed and that the performer in question is asking for medical privacy....

FSC Calls Precautionary Production Hold

The Free Speech Coalition is calling for a precautionary production hold after a positive test for HIV by an adult performer listed in the PASS database. This is not believed to have been an on-set transmission. Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking that...

Advisory: Warning – Fungal Infection Spreading in the Performer Pool

- Suspensions of Production May Become Necessary If Reports Continue - - Increasing Risk of STIs and Secondary Infections Due to Untreated Ringworm -     DO NOT: Shoot with untreated or suspected ringworm Share unwashed towels, clothes, makeup brushes or bedding with...

Advisory: Reports of Ringworm in Performer Pool

FSC has recently been made aware of an increased incidence of ringworm, a common fungal infection also known as “Jock Itch” or “Athlete’s Foot,” among adult performers. While not particularly dangerous, and easily treatable, we ask that talent educate themselves of...

Canadian Performer Unrelated to PASS Productions

Recently, a Canadian performer who had been working outside the PASS system confirmed that they tested positive for HIV, after an encounter in their private life. The performer was not affiliated with PASS or any PASS productions, and is unrelated to the April...

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