Operation of systems requiring monitoring in accordance with the Industrial Safety Ordinance Test before first commissioning

The competent authority shall supervise whether, in the case of installations subject to monitoring, the statutory tests have been carried out prior to putting into service.

The complaint is informal, can be made by telephone, e-mail or in writing. The following information is required (if known) for processing:

  • Type of installations subject to monitoring
  • Time of commissioning
  • Information about the employer / operator
  • Information on how the information on the lack of examination was obtained by the complainant


Related Links

  • ยง 21 Abs. 1 Arbeitsschutzgesetz (ArbSchG)
  • Industrial Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV)
  • State Ordinance on Responsibilities in the Field of Occupational Safety and Health (ArbSchZuVO)

Upon receipt of a complaint or indication that the required tests have not been carried out on an installation requiring monitoring, the competent authority shall in turn initiate a review with the employer or operator.

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