The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has a statutory role to provide the CCTV industry with a current list of recommended standards.
The links below will give you more information on each standard and include a link to the BSI website where you can purchase standards. You can also read The Centre for Applied Science and Technology’s resources for the crime prevention industry and also their specific guidance on Body Worn Video (BWV):
Standards for CCTV installers, maintainers and manufacturers
This is a list of relevant British, European and International standards for installers, maintainers and manufacturers of CCTV.
Other relevant standards
These standards may be required depending on the installation.
Standards for public space CCTV control rooms/operators
This is a list of relevant British, European and International standards for public space control rooms and operators of CCTV. These standards can also be of use if you run a private CCTV control rooms or use cameras to monitor private (eg commercial, retail, education) premises where members of the public have access.
The following standards offer best practice for control rooms
Other relevant standards for control rooms
The following standards may be applicable to control room managers responsible for CCTV contractual requirements
Other relevant standards for contractors
Standards for private CCTV monitoring companies
This is a list of relevant British, European and International standards for private monitoring companies of CCTV monitoring public space CCTV.
- (Note: This standard is only applicable if the control room monitors detector activated cameras)
Other applicable standard
The standard below may be required depending on vetting requirements