Legislation is the cornerstone of health and safety, ensuring that all health & safety officers are all working towards common standards and the same protections are available in any workplace in the UK.
This is one of the most important pieces of legislation ever passed for employees. You will have seen the poster in almost every workplace as a reminder to the massive leap forward in employee rights that was taken when this law was passed.
The Joint Advisory Committee for Broadcasting and the Performing Arts (BJAC) was set up by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 1991. The nature of working relationships in broadcasting and the performing arts is complex. This has been written with your health and safety needs in mind, and to help you avoid accidents.