Welcome to Bradford Black & Collins Office Safety Specialists.
IBefore any work is given to contractors their competence must be established. All contractors must be engaged on BBC Standard Terms of Trade (For Goods, Facilities and Services). Where contractors are to be engaged to perform high-risk activities within a Production, only those who are currently listed on the BBC’s list of Pre-vetted (aka 'Approved') Contractors should be used. The level of detail and depth of the vetting process should be relative to the risks involved in the work.
Vehicles must not be parked with engines running unless there is adequate ventilation. Fuel must not be stored nor vehicles charged with fuel in car parks. Car parks must have adequate lighting.
Suitable changing rooms must be provided where people have to change clothing for work, or where necessary to prevent their own clothing being contaminated by a hazardous substance.
Each such room must have adequate seating and either contain or communicate directly with clothing accommodation and, if necessary, showers. Clean and dry storage facilities must be provided for personal clothing that is not worn during working hours. Facilities should be provided for storage of work clothing including protective equipment.
Staff must be told of the procedures to follow in the event of the emergency plan being activated. Anyone who believes there to be a situation of serious and imminent danger must raise the alarm.
Managers must make themselves familiar with the procedures to be followed in the event of serious and imminent danger such as a fire, bomb scare, substance release or other emergency such as a power failure, intruders or a stuck lift;
People with designated roles must be competent and provided with sufficient information. Procedures must be written down and must be rehearsed and revised at regular intervals. Anyone who believes there to be a situation of serious and imminent danger must raise the alarm;
Staff must be told of the procedures to follow in the event of the emergency plan being activated.