Operation of plants requiring monitoring in accordance with the Industrial Safety Ordinance Arrangement Safety Assessment
There was a damage or accident in connection with facilities requiring monitoring? The competent authority may then order an inspection by approved inspection bodies.
After a serious accident specified in the law, the competent authority may order a safety assessment of certain installations requiring monitoring in accordance with the Industrial Safety Ordinance by an approved inspection body.
There must be a notifiable event in connection with an installation requiring monitoring, in the case of a
- An accident in which a person has been killed or seriously injured, or an accident
- In the event of damage in which components or safety-related devices have failed.
The Authority shall consider it necessary to carry out a review by a specific Approved Surveillance Body.
§ 19 paragraph 2 Industrial Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV)
The employer must make an accident or damage report. This is possible in writing or online. The authority may then order a safety inspection by an approved inspection body. This is to be carried out by the employer at his own expense.
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