Radio Safety Guide


Getting Started

Date: 17.07.2013     Last updated: 13.01.2017 at 12.09
There are over 60 topics in this Radio Safety Guide. They are listed in an A to Z list with links to each page. All the pages have the same structure as outlined below.

Safety guide page structure

Each guide page contains:

  • Title
  • Description: Scope of the topic/activity/location.
  • What can go Wrong?/Hazards: In order of significance.
  • Legal / BBC Requirements: Legal requirements (usually UK) and BBC requirements that are mandatory.
  • Control Measures: List of controls for all the listed hazards; sometimes with sub-headings such as planning, location, documentation or similar.
  • Division Specific Issues: Relevant specific risks or controls unique to a division or programme department.
  • FAQs / Did you know?: Interesting facts and frequently asked questions about the topic
  • Related Links: Links, on the right hand panel to related safety guide pages; other myRisks pages that may be relevant; other BBC pages that may be relevant; related external links.

General Safety topics

General safety topics can be found in the general part of the myRisks site, including:

  • Risk assessment
  • Training (including mandatory)
  • Selecting and managing contractors
  • First aid and welfare
  • Accident reporting and investigation
  • Monitoring and supervision
  • High Risk topics and Country pages
  • BBC Safety and Emergency contacts

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