THE BEHA CODE OF PRACTICE
Rules & Regulations
By joining the BEHA our members agree to follow a Code of Practice
that means we are able to guarantee to customers and those contacting
the BEHA for advice that all members are following a recommended
satisfactory level of operating standard. Ensuring a Code of Practice
among members promotes the integrity of our industry, improves
consumer confidence and above all seeks to ensure that all members
are operating safely and with due regard to their responsibilities towards
- All equipment used for hiring must be purchased from new.
- All equipment must meet the latest EU Safety Standards.
- All equipment must be supplied with appropriate instructions.
- Equipment should be safety checked and cleaned after each hire
and maintained regularly.
- All equipment should be replaced when no longer fit for use and
damaged or broken items must not be hired.
- To never intentionally bring the BEHA into disrepute via any
media. This includes but is not limited to damaging comments on
social networking sites or advertising inappropriate products on
- For UK hirer members to operate with an adequate level of public
liability insurance and to ensure that insurances and all hiring
related documentation are kept up to date. UK members found to
be operating without insurance will immediately have their
membership withdrawn without notice. Non-UK hirers may
maintain their own insurance arrangements relevant to operating
standards prevalent within the country of operation. Prospective
customers should contact the hirer directly to confirm local