Safety: lighting up to 2kW

When using temporary lighting equipment, you must comply with BS7909. Ian Hider explains the guidelines in detail.

When using temporary lighting equipment, you must comply with BS7909. BBC Academy trainer Ian Hider talks us through the details of some essential lighting safety guidelines.

"This film alone does not give you competence. It's designed to raise your awareness."– Ian Hider

From gaining permission to use the electricity supply, visually inspecting each socket, and checking your equipment has been inspected and has passed a formal test, this film emphasises that the person in charge of the shoot ultimately takes responsibility for the safety of the crew, and the success of the production.