BS 8593:2017 – BWV – BODY WORN VIDEO

Ci5 Security holds membership by Royal Charter with British Standards

The BS 8593:2017 standard is an important standard for Body Worn Video (BWV) BS series.

BS 8593:2017 specifies the requirements of BWV

Covers planning and operational recommendations, explores device recommendations, such as functionality, weight, image quality, encryption and data management, includes data management and security issues, including data integrity, audit trails, storage and sharing, and redaction, addresses the training needs of suppliers’ staff, BWV users, data handlers and operators, supplies good practice principles for the use and auditing of BWV.

Who is this standard for?

  • Security companies and agencies
  • Building management companies
  • Entertainment venues
  • Local authorities
  • Those promoting compliance with any form of video surveillance system operation

Activities where BWV might be deployed include:

  • Emergency services’ response
  • Door supervision
  • Night-time economy operations (e.g. licenced premises)
  • Taxi marshalling
  • Security guarding
  • Lone working

Why as a company we use this standard?

BS 8593:2017 helps us deliver BWV operations that strike a balance between safety and security on the one hand, and the privacy of the people being recorded on the other. It:

What BWV do we provide in our deployment when required?

Ci5 use the latest Body Worn Cameras the RX-5 Body Worn CCTV Camera providing a 360° Adjustable Camera with remote control for quick operation making it simpler to activate in emergency situations. Integrated LCD display allows instant playback. Screen capture button can be used to save a single frame in any second of the video as a picture. Our RX-5 model is equipped with a Full HD lens for maximum HD 1080p video quality and fitted with the industrial standard Peter Jones Klickfast type mounting system. The RX-5 provides easy data synchronization with a PC using USB 2.0 given us invaluable evidence in circumstances on deployment should anything happen.

CCTV Licence Compliance in the Public Domain

We would always advise anyone to check that the Security Company and the person working for the company has a CCTV Licence to use in the public domain as well as a minimum Door Supervision Licence, this is a legal requirement in law and for the safety of customers the security must provide for protecting people, property and possessions being fully licenced when using a body worn camera to view images.

Ci5 Management hold industry standard recognised qualifications in

Close Protection, Door Supervision, CCTV, Security Management, Terrorism, Operational Management, Business equivalent MBA & Degree in Science Information Technology, Data Protection, IOSH, F.P.O.S & Fire Risk Assessment & Safety, Human Resources, Risk Assessment, Accountancy FCCA.

Are you Licenced and Qualified?

Ci5 Management hold SIA Licences in CCTV, Close Protection & Door Supervision with the appropriate qualifications alongside Security Management, Data Protection 1998, Conflict Management, and Degree Level Science Information Technology.

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is responsible for regulating the private security industry. An SIA licence is required if you undertake the licensable activities of a door supervisor. Unless your employer or company has been given an exemption under Section 4(4) of the Private Security Industry Act 2001, it is a criminal offence to undertake the licensable activities of a door supervisor without an SIA license. Conformity with the recommendations in BS 7960 can demonstrate compliance with the SIA’s licence requirements.

Quality Management Standards

Quality matters to customers. Ci5 Security gives your customers a pleasant experience across a multitude of business sectors, while providing security in transparency, customers return and continue to use your business, this is a proven experience we are very proud of, it’s to do with a combination of all our values, we strive, lead, have ambition, and most importantly we are passionate to prosper to be the best for our clients.

We are the correct choice, the only choice, security, inspiration, customer experience.

Please click a button below to learn about our other British Standards we operate to

BS 7960:2016
Door Supervision
BS 7858:2012
Security Screening
BS 7499:2013
Manned Guarding
ISO 9001:2015
Quality Management
ISO 14001:2015
Environmental Management
OHSAS 18001:2015
Health & Safety

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