3 search results for: date '06/12/2019'

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  • Generators


    The aim of this page is to give general guidance on the use of and risks associated with temporary generators. Generators used as switched or back-up supplies for installations are given in BS 7671, the IET Wiring Regulations.


  • Electrical Safety Policies

    Electrical Safety Policies

    Electricity is a powerful source of energy that is found in all workplaces and the BBC places a high priority on maintaining electrical safety in the workplace. On this page you will find links to the Corporate Policies which details the BBCs expectations and states the requirements for effective management of electrical safety. There are three Policies, one for Infrastructure, one for Operations and one for Workplace. The infrastructure policy is concerned with the fixed installations of buildings, IT server rooms, studio installations and similar. The Operations Policy details what the BBC does – location filming, news, drama and the like where electrical systems are largely temporary. Workplace has specific requirements for electrical systems managed by BBC Workplace. The Policies state the overarching requirements and objectives of the BBC with the detail contained in guidance for each subject, such as portable appliance testing or bringing your own device to work. These are given in the individual pages from the electrical home page. The safe use of electricity can be a complex subject. If you cannot find answers to what you need, please contact your Safety Adviser.


  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

    Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

    A safety guide to Display Screen Equipment (DSE) use at work, including advice on completing assessments for various types of workstation and how to address any health issues.