Operation of plants requiring monitoring in accordance with the Industrial Safety Ordinance Extraordinary

As an employer, you must immediately arrange for an extraordinary inspection of systems requiring monitoring if, for example, a case of damage has occurred.

The competent authority may, on a case-by-case basis, order an extraordinary inspection of installations requiring monitoring if there is a particular reason to do so. Such an occasion exists in particular if a case of damage has occurred. The employer must arrange for an ordered inspection immediately.

Documents are not required. The competent authority shall act on its own initiative.


Occurrence of a claim or other special occasion (e.B. in the event of an accident with an unclear cause).

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  • ยง 19 paragraph 5 Industrial Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV)

Upon receipt of a corresponding damage report or on its own initiative on a special occasion, the authority may order an extraordinary examination. The employer must arrange this immediately.

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