Regulation On Safety And Health In The Use Of Work Equipment

Original Language Title: Verordnung über Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz bei der Verwendung von Arbeitsmitteln

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Safety and health regulation in the use of work equipment (occupational safety ordinance-BetrSichV)

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BetrSichV

date of departure: 03.02.2015

Full quote:

" Operating Safety Regulation of 3. February 2015 (BGBl. 49), as defined in Article 1 of the Regulation of 13 July 2008. July 2015 (BGBl. I p. 1187) "

:Modified by Art. 1 V v. 13.7.2015 I 1187
Ersets V 805-3-9 v. 27.9.2002 I 3777 (BetrSichV)

For details, see the Notes

Footnote

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The V has been referred to as Article 1 of the V v. 3.2.2015 I 49 of the Federal Government, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with the approval of the Federal Council and in agreement with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Reactor safety as well as with the Federal Ministry of the Interior. It occurs gem. Art. 3 sentence 1 of this V in force on 1.6.2015. unofficial table of contents

content overview

Content view section 1Scope and definitions
§ 1Scope and objective
§ 2
2XX_ENCODE_CASE_One hazard assessment and protection
§ 3 Risk assessment
§ 4employer's basic duties
§ 5 Requirements for the work equipment provided
§ 6Basic protection measures when used from work equipment
§ 7Simplified approach to use of work equipment
§  8Protections in the case of hazards due to energy, inaction and decommissioning
§ 9More Protective measures in the use of work equipment
§ 10Maintenance and modification of work equipment
§ 11Special operating conditions, operational malfunctions and accidents
§ 12 special assignment of employees
§ 13Co-operation of different employers
§ 14Work Item
3Additional Rules for Vulnerable Assets
§ 15Review before commissioning and before re-commissioning after verifiable changes
§ 16 Reactive review
§ 17Audit records and certificates
§ 18 TAGPRESERVER,TD,55,60
4 Enforcement
and Operational Safety
§ 19 Contributor Exceptions, Regulatory Exceptions
§ 20Special provisions for monitoring systems in need of surveillance Federal
§ 21Operational Safety
5 Administrative Offences
and offenses, final rules
§ 22Administrative Offences
§ 23 offences
§ 24Transitional
Appendix 1
(to § 6
paragraph 1 sentence 2)
Special provisions for certain work equipment
Appendix 2
(to § 15
and 16)
Auditing requirements for devices in need of surveillance
Appendix 3
(to § 14 paragraph 4)
Checked rules for certain

Section 1
Scope and definitions

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§ 1 Scope and objective

(1) This regulation applies to the use of work equipment. The aim of this Regulation is to ensure the safety and protection of the health of workers in the use of work equipment. This is to be achieved, in particular, by
1.
the selection of suitable tools and their safe use,
2.
the design of working and manufacturing processes suitable for the intended use, as well as
3.
the qualification and instruction of the employees.
This regulation regulates measures for the protection of the equipment listed in Annex 2 at the same time as measures for the protection of the other persons in the area of danger, insofar as they may be threatened by employers within the meaning of Article 2 (3) as a result of the use of these installations.(2) This Regulation shall not apply to establishments which are subject to the Federal Mining Act, to the extent that such legislation exists for this purpose. However, by way of derogation from the first sentence, it shall apply to installations in need of surveillance in daytime installations, with the exception of pipelines referred to in Annex 2, section 4, point 2.1, first sentence, point (d).(3) This Regulation shall not apply to seagoing vessels flying the flag of foreign countries and to seagoing ships for which the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, in accordance with Section 10 of the Flag Law Act, has the power to conduct the Federal flag only for the the first transfer trip to another port.(4) Section 3 shall not apply to gas filling installations which are energy plants within the meaning of Section 3 (15) of the Energy Economic Law and which are constructed and operated on the premises of undertakings of the public gas supply.(5) The Federal Ministry of Defence may grant derogations from the provisions of this Regulation where compelling reasons for the defence or the fulfilment of intergovernmental obligations of the Federal Republic of Germany so require and the Security in other ways is guaranteed. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 Definitions

(1) Work tools are tools, devices, machines, or assets that are used for work. , as well as installations requiring monitoring.(2) The use of work equipment shall include any activity with them. These include, in particular, mounting and installing, operating, switching on or off or adjusting, using, operating, maintaining, cleaning, testing, rebuilding, testing, dismantling, transporting and monitoring.(3) Employer is, who is determined as such pursuant to § 2 paragraph 3 of the Occupation Protection Act. The employer is equal,
1.
who, without being an employer, uses a facility in need of surveillance for commercial or economic purposes, as well as
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the client and the intermediate master as defined by the home employment law.
(4) Employees are persons who are persons according to § 2 (2) of the Labour protection law as such are intended. The persons employed are the same as those who use work equipment:
1.
Students and students,
2.
in homework employees according to § 1 paragraph 1 of the Heimarbeitsgesetz as well as
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other persons, , in particular those working in scientific institutions.
(5) The person who has the necessary expertise to carry out a task in this Regulation is subject to the task of the competent authorities. The requirements for the subject-matter are dependent on the respective type of task. The requirements include a corresponding vocational training, professional experience or a corresponding professional activity that is carried out in a timely manner. The specialist knowledge must be kept up-to-date by participating in training courses.(6) A person capable of examination is a person who, through his professional training, professional experience and time-related professional activity, has the necessary knowledge to examine the means of work; in so far as he is concerned with the examination of The work equipment in Annexes 2 and 3 is to be met with further requirements.(7) Maintenance is the totality of all measures to maintain the safe condition or return to it. Maintenance includes, in particular, inspection, maintenance and repair.(8) Testing is the determination of the actual state, the comparison of the actual state with the desired state as well as the evaluation of the deviation of the actual state from the desired state.(9) A change in the subject is any measure which influences the safety of a working medium. Such measures can also be carried out for repair work.(10) The state of the art is the state of development of advanced procedures, facilities or modes of operation which have the practical suitability of a measure or procedure for the protection of the health and safety of employees or others. People can be saved. In the determination of the state of the art, comparable methods, devices or modes of operation are to be used in particular, which have been tested with success in practice.(11) The area of danger shall be the area within or within a range of work equipment where the safety or health of employees and other persons is threatened by the use of the work equipment.(12) The installation includes installation and installation at the place of use.(13) In accordance with Section 2 (30) of the Product Safety Act, installations in need of surveillance are installations, as far as they are listed in Annex 2.(14) Surveillance authorities admitted shall be the bodies referred to in Annex 2, Section 1.(15) Other persons shall be persons who are not employees or equivalent persons referred to in paragraph 4 and who are in the danger zone of a facility in need of surveillance inside or outside an operating site. name="BJNR004910015BJNG000200000 " />

Section 2
Risk Assessment and Protective Measures

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§ 3 Risk assessment

(1) The employer must assess the hazards arising from the use of work equipment (hazard assessment) and derive the necessary and appropriate protective measures from them. The existence of a CE marking on the work equipment does not release from the obligation to carry out a risk assessment. In the case of elevator installations, the first sentence shall apply only if it is used by an employer within the meaning of the first sentence of Article 2 (3).(2) The assessment shall include all risks associated with the use of work equipment, namely from
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the working equipment self,
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the working environment and
3.
the work items where activities with
in, the following must be taken into account in the risk assessment:
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The usability of work equipment including ergonomic, age-related and ageing-appropriate design,
2.
the safety-related including ergonomic relationships between Workplace, work equipment, working methods, work organisation, work flow, working time and work task,
3.
the physical and mental stress of the Employees who are involved in the use of work equipment,
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foreseeable operational malfunctions and the risk of measures to eliminate them.
(3) The risk assessment is to be started before the selection and procurement of the work equipment. In particular, the suitability of the work equipment for the planned use, the work processes and the organisation of work shall be taken into account. The risk assessment may only be carried out by qualified persons. If the employer does not have the appropriate knowledge himself, he/she has to be advised with expert advice.(4) The employer shall obtain the information necessary for the risk assessment. These are, in particular, the rules and findings, instructions for use and operating instructions, as well as the findings from occupational health care which are accessible to him pursuant to section 21 (4) (1). The employer may take over this information provided that they are applicable to the work equipment, working conditions and procedures in its operation. In obtaining information, the employer may assume that the information provided by the manufacturer of the work product is accurate, unless he has other findings.(5) In determining the protective measures, the employer may take on existing risk assessments, including equivalent documents which the manufacturer or the placing on the market has supplied to him, provided that the information and The provisions of this risk assessment shall correspond to the means of work, including working conditions and procedures, in its own operation.(6) The employer shall identify and determine the type and extent of necessary testing of work equipment, as well as the time-limits of recurring examinations in accordance with § § 14 and 16, insofar as this regulation does not already contain appropriate provisions. The first sentence shall also apply to elevator installations. The time limits for the recurrent tests shall be determined in such a way as to ensure that the work equipment can be used safely until the next set of tests. The maximum time limits laid down in Annex 3, Section 1 (3), Section 2 (4.1), Table 1 and Section 3 (3.2), Table 1, shall not be exceeded in the determination of the time limits for the recurrent tests referred to in Article 14 (4). In determining the time limits for the recurrent tests in accordance with § 16, the maximum time limits set out in Annex 2, Section 2, points 4.1 and 4.3, Section 3, points 5.1 to 5.3 and Section 4, point 5.8, in conjunction with Table 1, shall not be allowed. , unless otherwise specified in the Annexes mentioned. In addition, the employer must identify and determine the conditions which must be met by the persons qualified for the examination, who are to be appointed by him to carry out the tests of work equipment in accordance with § § 14, 15 and 16.(7) The risk assessment shall be reviewed on a regular basis. The state of the art is to be taken into consideration. Where necessary, the protective measures shall be adapted in accordance with the use of working equipment. The employer shall immediately update the risk assessment if
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safety-related changes in working conditions, including the change of work equipment this requires,
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New information, especially findings from the accident situation or from occupational health care, are available or
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the verification of the effectiveness of the safeguard measures pursuant to § 4 (5) has shown that the protective measures established are not effective or inadequate .
if the review of the risk assessment indicates that no update is required, the employer shall indicate this in the documentation provided for in paragraph 8, indicating the date of the review.(8) The employer shall document the result of his risk assessment prior to the first use of the work equipment. where at least
1.
are the hazards that occur when using the work equipment,
2.
the protective measures to be taken,
3.
as the requirements of this regulation are met if: shall be dismissed from the rules and findings made known in accordance with Article 21 (4) (1),
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The nature and extent of the necessary tests, and the time limits of the periodic tests (paragraph 6 sentence 1) and
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the result of the review of the effectiveness of the safeguard measures in accordance with § 4 paragraph 5.
The documentation may also in electronic form.(9) If the employer makes use of § 7 (1) and the risk assessment shows that the conditions pursuant to § 7 (1) are fulfilled, a documentation of these conditions and of the protective measures taken if necessary is provided. sufficient. Non-official table of contents

§ 4 Basic requirements of employer

(1) Work equipment must be used only after the employer
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performed a risk assessment,
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the identified According to the state of the art, protective measures have been taken and
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found that the use of the equipment according to the state of the art is safe.
(2) If the risk assessment is based on the fact that hazards due to technical protection measures according to the state of the art cannot be avoided or only inadequately avoided, the employer has appropriate organisational and personal Protective measures to be taken. Technical protection measures shall take precedence over organisational measures, which in turn shall take precedence over personal protective measures. The use of personal protective equipment shall be limited to the minimum required for each employee.(3) When laying down the protective measures, the employer shall comply with the provisions of this Regulation, including the Annexes, and shall take into account the rules and findings referred to in Article 21 (4) (1). In the event of compliance with these rules and findings, it must be assumed that the requirements set out in this Regulation are met. The rules and findings can be disguise if safety and health are guaranteed at least in a comparable way by other measures.(4) The employer shall ensure that work equipment for which exams are prescribed in § 14 and Section 3 of this Regulation are used only if these tests have been carried out and documented.(5) The employer shall verify the effectiveness of the protective measures before the first use of the work equipment. Sentence 1 shall not apply to the extent that such tests have been carried out in accordance with § 14 or § 15. The employer shall continue to ensure that, prior to their use, work equipment is checked for obvious defects by means of inspection and, where necessary, by means of a function check, and that the employer is protected and Safety equipment shall be subject to regular functional control. Sentence 3 shall also apply to work equipment for which recurrent tests are required in accordance with § 14 or § 16.(6) The employer shall include the concerns of occupational safety and health in relation to the use of work equipment in an appropriate way in his company organisation and, for this purpose, the necessary personnel, financial and organisational conditions to create. In particular, it must ensure that in the organisation of work organisation, the working process and the workplace, as well as in the selection and at the disposal of the work equipment, all those concerned with the safety and health of the Employees related factors, including mental health, are sufficiently taken into account. Non-official table of contents

§ 5 Requirements for the work equipment provided

(1) The employer may only use such means of work. Make and use, which shall be safe in use, taking into account the intended conditions of use. The work equipment must
1.
be appropriate for the type of work to be performed
2.
, and
3.
on the necessary safety-relevant equipment
so that it is kept as low as possible due to its use. Where the measures referred to in sentences 1 and 2 fail to ensure safety and health, the employer shall take other appropriate protective measures to reduce the risk as far as possible.(2) The employer shall not be allowed to provide and use work equipment if it has deficiencies which affect the safe use.(3) The employer may only provide and make use of such means of work which correspond to the legislation on safety and health applicable to them. This legislation includes, in addition to the provisions of this Regulation, in particular the provisions of Community directives which have been transposed into German law and which apply to the work equipment at the time of provision on the Market. Work equipment manufactured by the employer himself for his own purposes must comply with the essential safety requirements of the Community directives to be applied. They do not need to comply with the formal requirements of these Directives, unless it is expressly stated otherwise in the respective Directive.(4) The employer shall ensure that employees use only the means of work which he has made available to them or whose use he has expressly permitted them to use. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Basic protection measures in the use of work equipment

(1) The employer has to ensure that the Work equipment is safely used, and the principles of ergonomics are respected. Note that Annex 1 shall be taken into account. The use of the means of work shall be designed and organised in such a way as to avoid or, if not possible, to minimise the stresses and strains which may endanger the health and safety of workers, or can be reduced. The employer must ensure that employees are able to use the work equipment without endangating themselves or other persons. In particular, the following principles should be taken into account in a humane design of the work:
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the means of work, including its interface to man must be adapted to the physical characteristics and competence of the employees, as well as to avoid biomechanical stresses in use. The working environment, the location of the access points and the centre of gravity of the work equipment, the required posture, the body movement, the distance to the body, the personal protective equipment required and the psychological stress on employees,
2.
employees must have sufficient free movement space,
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To avoid a work pace and a work rhythm that can lead to employees ' hazards,
4.
It is necessary to avoid operating and monitoring activities that require unrestricted and permanent attention.
(2) The employer has to ensure that existing protective equipment and personal protective equipment are used to ensure that necessary protection or safety devices are functional and are not easily manipulated or circumvented. The employer shall also take appropriate measures to ensure that employees in the use of the work equipment comply with the information received in accordance with § 12, as well as markings and warnings of danger.(3) The employer shall ensure that
1.
means the establishment of work equipment, assembly and dismantling, testing and maintenance and testing of work equipment. shall be carried out in accordance with the state of the art and shall be carried out safely, taking into account the safety-relevant installation and ambient conditions,
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Required security and protection distances are met and
3.
all used or created Energy forms and materials can be safely and safely removed.
If work equipment is used outdoors, the employer has to ensure that the safe use of the work equipment is always available regardless of the weather conditions. is guaranteed. Non-official table of contents

§ 7 Simplified procedure for use of work equipment

(1) The employer can apply for further measures in accordance with § § 8 and 9 do not apply if the risk assessment shows that
1.
the work equipment at least the safety requirements of the the date of use of the applicable legislation on the provision of work equipment on the market,
2.
the means of work intended solely for the purpose of: are used in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications,
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no additional hazards of the employees taking into account the working environment, the Work items, work processes, and the duration and time of working hours occur and
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Maintenance measures according to § 10 and examinations in accordance with § 14.
(2) Paragraph 1 shall not apply to equipment in need of surveillance and to the means of work referred to in Annex 3. Non-official table of contents

§ 8 Protections in the case of hazards caused by energy, inaction and decommissioning

(1) The employer may only use such Use work equipment that is designed against hazards by
1.
the energies that they outbound or use,
2.
Direct or indirect touching of parts that are under electrical tension or
3.
Disorders of their energy supply.
The working equipment must also be designed in such a way as to avoid or limit a dangerous electrostatic charge. If this is not possible, they must be equipped with devices for the discharge of such charges.(2) The employer shall ensure that work equipment is equipped with the measuring, control and control equipment required for safety purposes, so that it can be used safely and reliably.(3) Command facilities that have an influence on the safe use of the work equipment must, in particular,
1.
as such clearly recognizable, outside of the danger area, be arranged easily and without endangering; its actuation must not lead to any additional hazard,
2.
foreseeable disturbances, stresses and constraints,
3.
to be secured against accidental or unauthorized actuation.
(4) Working materials may be used can only be set in motion intentionally. If necessary, it must be possible to prevent inaction safely, or the employees must be able to escape from hazards due to the work equipment set in motion in good time. In this case, and in the event of changes in the operating state, safety in the danger area must also be ensured by appropriate measures.(5) From the location of the operation of the working medium, it must be able to be shut down as a whole or in parts and be permanently separated from each individual energy source in such a way that a safe condition is ensured. The command devices provided for this purpose must be easily and unimpedeable and be clearly identified. The command to quiesce a work agent must take precedence over the command to set the work. Where, in the case of work equipment which has storage-effect systems, energy is still stored after separation from each energy source in accordance with the first sentence, there shall be a need for the equipment to be used to make these systems free of energy . These facilities must be identified. If it is not possible to make a complete energy-free operation, there must be appropriate hazard warnings on the working equipment.(6) Power-operated working equipment must be equipped with a rapidly accessible and conspicuously marked emergency command device for the safe decommissioning of the entire working medium, with the risk of movements or processes taking place without any risk of being taken into account. Additional hazards can be stopped immediately. An emergency command device can be dispensed with if it does not reduce the risk; in this case, the security is to be ensured in other ways. It is necessary to determine from the respective operating location of the working medium whether persons or obstacles are located in the danger zone, or whether an automatically responding security system must be connected upstream of the setting-up, which is the setting-up of the operating system. , as long as employees are staying in the hazardous area. If this is not possible, there must be sufficient possibilities for understanding and warning before the inset. If necessary, it must be possible to prevent inaction safely, or the workers must be able to escape from the risks posed by the working medium which has been set up in time. Non-official table of contents

§ 9 More protective measures in the use of work equipment

(1) The employer has to ensure that Work equipment, taking into account the expected operating conditions, is used in such a way that employees are adequately protected against foreseeable hazards. In particular,
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Working medium must be sufficiently stable and, if necessary, stabilised against unintended changes in position and position
2.
Work equipment must be provided with the necessary security equipment,
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Working materials, their parts, and the connections among each other to withstand loads of inner and outer forces,
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Protections in case of splinter or breakage risk, as well as falling or falling-out objects,
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safe access to workplaces and in work equipment and to be able to stay there,
6.
Precautions are taken that prevent both a crash of employees and work equipment,
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Measures are taken to ensure that people are not inadvertently included in work equipment; in case of emergency, included persons from work equipment must be in an appropriate period of time
8.
Protective measures against hazards caused by moving parts of work equipment and against blockages of such parts, including: also measures to prevent unintended access to the hazardous area of moving parts of work equipment, or to stop moving parts before reaching the danger zone,
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Measures will be taken to prevent the safe use of the work equipment from being adversely affected by external actions
10.
Lines will be moved to avoid hazards, and
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Actions will be taken that will
(2) The employer shall take protective measures against hazards caused by hot or cold parts, sharp corners and edges, and rough surfaces of work equipment.(3) The employer shall continue to ensure that protection facilities
1.
provide adequate protection against hazards,
2.
stable built,
3.
are securely held in position,
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the interventions required for the installation or replacement of parts as well as for maintenance work, if possible without disassembly of the protective devices
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do not cause any additional hazards,
6.
not simple can be bypassed or rendered ineffective, and
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Restrict the observation and execution of the work cycle no longer necessary.
(4) Work equipment in areas with hazardous explosive atmospheres is used or if it is used for the formation of dangerous explosive atmospheres, and must comply with the Hazardous Substances Ordinance (hazardous substances). protective measures shall be taken, in particular the equipment and protective systems suitable for the zone concerned, within the meaning of Directive 2014 /34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2014, February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (OJ L 327, 28.11.2014, p. OJ L 96, 29.3.2014, p. These protective measures must be documented in the explosion protection document in accordance with Section 6 (8) of the Hazardous Substances Ordinance prior to the first use of the working equipment.(5) As far as necessary after the risk assessment, sufficient, comprehensible and well-perceptible safety markings and warnings as well as facilities must be provided for adequate, comprehensible and well-understood equipment in the field of work or in the danger zone thereof, an unequivocal and easily perceptible warning in the event of danger. Non-official table of contents

§ 10 Maintenance and modification of work equipment

(1) The employer has to take maintenance measures to ensure that the During the whole period of use, work equipment shall meet the safety and health requirements applicable to them and shall be maintained in a safe condition. The information provided by the manufacturer must be taken into account. The necessary maintenance measures referred to in the first sentence shall be implemented without delay and the necessary safeguard measures shall be taken.(2) The employer shall ensure that maintenance measures are carried out safely on the basis of a risk assessment, taking into account the manufacturer ' s instructions for the operation. Maintenance measures may only be carried out by knowledgeable, mandated and under-proven employees or by other contractors with comparable qualifications for the execution of maintenance work.(3) The employer shall take all necessary measures to ensure that maintenance work can be carried out safely. In particular, it has
1.
to determine the responsibilities for performing the required backup actions,
2.
Ensuring sufficient communication between operating and maintenance personnel,
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Save the workspace during maintenance work,
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prevent entering the workspace by unauthorized persons, as far as this is done after the Hazard assessment is required,
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To provide safe access for maintenance personnel,
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Avoiding hazards due to moving or raised work equipment or parts thereof, as well as hazardous energies or substances,
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to ensure that facilities are available to remove energy from energy sources after a separation of the maintenance work from energy sources ; these devices must be marked accordingly,
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To establish safe working methods for such working conditions, which are of normal condition
9.
Notes required warning and danger related to maintenance work on work equipment,
10.
to ensure that only suitable devices and tools and appropriate personal protective equipment are used,
11.
In case of occurrence or formation of dangerous explosive atmospheres protective measures according to § 9 paragraph 4 sentence 1 to be taken,
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Systems for the release of certain works to be applied.
(4) When maintenance measures are carried out on work equipment, the technical equipment for normal operation will be Protective measures, whether in whole or in part, are put out of service or if such work is to be carried out under the threat of energy, the safety of the employees shall be carried out during the period of such work by other appropriate measures. .(5) Where changes are made to work equipment, paragraphs 1 to 3 shall apply accordingly. The employer shall ensure that the amended work equipment meets the safety and health protection requirements laid down in Article 5 (1) and (2). In the case of changes in work equipment, the employer must assess whether the changes are subject to review. He also has to assess whether he has to comply with the manufacturer's obligations in the case of changes to work equipment, which are based on other legislation, in particular the Product Safety Act or a regulation pursuant to Section 8 (1) of the Product Safety Act. Non-official table of contents

§ 11 Special operating conditions, operational disruptions, and accidents

(1) The employer has to take action by means of which: unacceptable or unstable operating conditions of work equipment are prevented. If unstable conditions cannot be reliably prevented, the employer has to take measures to control them. The sentences 1 and 2 apply in particular for driving on and off and testing.(2) The employer shall ensure that employees and other persons can be immediately rescued and provided with medical care in the event of an accident or in the event of an emergency. This includes the provision of appropriate access to the work equipment and into these, as well as the provision of necessary fixing options for rescue facilities and in the working equipment. In case of emergency, access barriers must automatically open automatically into a secure area. If this is not possible, access barriers must be easily opened by means of an emergency unlocking, whereby the remaining dangers must be particularly pointed out at the emergency release and at the access barrier. If the possibility exists of being drafted into a working medium, the rescue of persons who have been drawn in must be able to be saved.(3) The employer shall ensure that the necessary information on emergency measures is made available. The information must also be available to rescue services to the extent that they are needed for rescue operations. The information includes:
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A pre-notification of relevant hazards at work, measures to detect hazards, and about Precautions and procedures to allow rescue services to prepare their own remedial and security measures,
2.
Information on relevant and Specific hazards which may occur in the event of an accident or an emergency, including information on the measures referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2.
Hazards arising from specific operating conditions or operational malfunctions, shall be: Employers to ensure that this is indicated by warning devices.(4) In the case of armor, equipment and testing or comparable work on work equipment, the technical protection measures taken for normal operation shall be wholly or partly inoperative or shall be subject to the following conditions: The safety of workers shall be ensured during the duration of such work by other appropriate measures. The work referred to in the first sentence may only be carried out by persons skilled in the art.(5) Hazard areas should be defined in particular in the case of armor and furnishing, testing and testing of work equipment, as well as in the search for errors. If a stay in the hazardous area of work equipment is necessary, further measures are to be taken on the basis of the risk assessment, which ensure the safety of the employees. Non-official table of contents

§ 12 Instruction and special assignment of employees

(1) Before employees use work equipment for the first time, the employer shall provide them with adequate and adequate information based on the risk assessment in a form and language which is comprehensible to employees, and shall be available at
1.
existing hazards when using work equipment, including related hazards through the work environment,
2.
required protections and behavioral regulations and
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Measures in the event of malfunctions, accidents and first aid in case of emergencies.
The employer has to instruct the employees on the basis of the information set out in the first sentence before taking up the use of work equipment. After that, it shall carry out further instructions at regular intervals, at least once a year. He shall record the date of each instruction and the names of the sub-wieseners in writing.(2) Before employees use work equipment for the first time, the employer shall provide them with a written instruction manual for the use of a working medium. The first sentence shall not apply to simple means of work for which, according to the provisions of Section 3 (4) of the Product Safety Act, a instructions for use must not be provided in accordance with the provisions relating to the provision on the market. Instead of an operating instruction, the employer may also provide a manual instructions for use, provided that this information contains information corresponding to an operating instruction. The operating instructions or the instructions for use must be in a form and language which is comprehensible to the employees and must be available to the employees at a suitable location. The operating instruction or instruction manual is also to be taken into account in the regularly recurring instruction according to § 12 of the Occupation Protection Act. The operating instructions must be updated in the case of safety-related changes in working conditions.(3) Where the use of work equipment is associated with particular hazards, the employer shall ensure that these are used only by employed persons. Non-official table of contents

§ 13 Co-operation between different employers

(1) The employer intends to work in his or her company by means of a if the person (contractor) is not responsible for carrying out the work, he may only use those contractors who have the technical expertise required for the work planned. The employer, as the employer, has to inform the contractors who, in turn, are employers, of the hazards emanating from his work equipment and of specific rules of conduct. The contractor shall inform the contracting entity and other employers of risks through his work for employees of the contracting authority and other employers.(2) If employees of other employers cannot be excluded, all the employers concerned shall cooperate in their risk assessments and shall coordinate and implement the safeguard measures in such a way as to ensure that they are are effective. Each employer shall be responsible for ensuring that its employees apply the jointly defined protective measures.(3) If there is an increased risk for employees of other employers in the use of work equipment, a coordinator/coordinator shall be responsible for the coordination of the necessary protective measures by the employer concerned. in writing. If a coordinator/coordinator is already appointed on the basis of other occupational health and safety regulations, this coordinator may also take over the coordination tasks under this Regulation. The Coordinator/Coordinator shall be provided with all necessary security-relevant information and information on the protective measures to be taken by the employers involved. The appointment of a coordinator shall not release the employers from their responsibilities under this Regulation. Non-official table of contents

§ 14 Examination of work equipment

(1) The employer has work equipment, the safety of which is from the installation conditions depends on the initial use of a person qualified for examination. The audit includes:
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the control of proper assembly or installation and the safe functioning of these work equipment,
2.
the timely detection of damage,
3.
determining if the safety-related measures are effective.
Check contents which have been examined and documented in the framework of a conformity assessment procedure do not have to be re-examined. The test must be carried out before any commissioning after installation.(2) Work equipment which is subject to damage caused by damage which may lead to risks to employees shall have to be examined by the employer on a recurrent basis from a person capable of examination. The examination shall take place in accordance with the time limits determined in accordance with Article 3 (6). If the examination shows that the plant cannot be operated safely up to the next recurring test determined in accordance with § 3 (6), the test period shall be redefined.(3) Working materials which are affected by changes or exceptional events which may have an adverse effect on their safety may be jeopardised by employees, the employer shall immediately have an extraordinary To be examined by a person capable of being examined. Exceptional events may be, in particular, accidents, longer periods of non-use of work equipment or natural events.(4) The means of work referred to in Annex 3 shall have the employer fully checked for their safe condition and safe functioning:
1.
prior to the first time Startup,
2.
before re-commissioning after verifiable changes, and
3.
Recurring in accordance with the requirements set out in Annex 3.
Paragraph 2, sentence 3 shall apply accordingly. In the course of the test prior to the initial entry into service, test contents which have been examined and documented in the context of a conformity assessment procedure need not be re-examined.(5) The maturity date of recurrent tests shall be given in each case with the month and year. The time limit for the next periodic check shall begin with the due date of the last examination. If an examination is carried out before the due date, the time limit for the next examination shall begin with the month and year of implementation. In the case of work equipment with a test period of more than two years, the third sentence shall apply only if the test is carried out more than two months before the due date. Where a working medium is not put into operation at the due date of the periodic examination, it shall not be put into service until this test has been carried out, in which case the time limit for the next test shall commence. recurrent examination with the date of the examination. A periodic examination shall be deemed to have been carried out on time if it has been carried out not later than two months after the date of due date. This paragraph shall apply only to the extent to which the work equipment referred to in Annex 2 (2) to (4) and Annex 3 are concerned.(6) Persons qualified for examination in accordance with Article 2 (6) shall not be subject to professional instructions by the employer when carrying out the tests prescribed in accordance with this Regulation. Persons who are capable of being tested must not be penalised by the employer because of their test activities.(7) The employer shall ensure that the result of the examination referred to in paragraphs 1 to 4 is recorded and kept at least until the next inspection. In doing so, he has to ensure that the records according to sentence 1 at least provide information about:
1.
Type of audit,
2.
Audit scope and
3.
Result of review.
Records can also be kept in electronic form shall be kept. Where work equipment referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 and Annex 3 are used in different types of operations, proof of the implementation of the last test shall be submitted.(8) Paragraphs 1 to 3 shall not apply to installations in need of surveillance, to the extent that appropriate examinations are required in § § 15 and 16. Paragraph 7 shall not apply to installations in need of surveillance, to the extent that such records are prescribed in § 17.

Section 3
Additional provisions for equipment requiring surveillance

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§ 15 review before commissioning and before re-commissioning after verifiable changes

(1) The The employer shall ensure that equipment requiring surveillance is checked prior to the initial start-up and before re-commissioning, subject to changes in accordance with the requirements set out in Annex 2. The test is to determine
1.
whether the technical documentation needed for the test, such as an EC declaration of conformity, is present and its Content is plausible and
2.
whether the plant, including the parts of the plant, is constructed in accordance with this Regulation, and also taking into account the Installation conditions in a safe condition.
The test shall be carried out in accordance with the requirements set out in Annex 2. Test contents which have been reviewed and documented in conformity assessment procedures do not need to be re-examined.(2) In the case of the examination before the first commissioning, it shall also be established whether the safety measures taken are appropriate and effective and whether the time limit for the next periodic examination in accordance with Article 3 (6) has been established correctly. By way of derogation from the first sentence, the determination of the applicable test period for pressure equipment, the test period of which shall be determined in accordance with Annex 2, Section 4, point 5.4, shall be carried out immediately after the determination of the test period. The competent authority shall, in the event of a dispute, decide on the test rists set out in the first and second sentences. The first sentence shall not apply to the suitability of the safety measures which are the subject of a permit pursuant to § 18 or an authorisation under other legislation.The tests referred to in paragraph 1 shall be carried out by an approved monitoring body in accordance with section 1 of Annex 2. Where this is provided for in Annex 2, sections 2, 3 or 4, the tests referred to in the first sentence may also be carried out by a person capable of examination. Unofficial Table Of Contents

§ 16 Reversals

(1) The employer must ensure that the equipment in need of surveillance is in accordance with the conditions set by the shall be checked for their safe condition in respect of operation in accordance with the provisions of Annex 2.(2) In the case of the periodic review, it is also necessary to verify that the time limit for the next recurrent review pursuant to Article 3 (6) has been correctly established. In the event of a dispute, the competent authority shall decide.(3) § 14 (5) shall apply accordingly. Where an audit has been carried out by the authorities, the time-limit shall begin for a periodic review with the month and year of the implementation of the test, if it is in accordance with the periodic examination.(4) § 15 (3) shall apply accordingly. Non-official table of contents

§ 17 Audit records and certificates

(1) The employer has to ensure that the result of the audit is based on the following: § § 15 and 16. If the test is to be carried out by an approved inspection body, it shall be required to obtain a certificate of examination of the outcome of the examination. Records and test certificates must at least provide information on
1.
Asset Identification,
2.
Audit Date,
3.
Type of Review,
4.
Audit basics,
5.
Auditing scope,
6.
Effectiveness and function of the protective measures taken,
7.
Result of review and
8.
Deadline until the next periodic review pursuant to § 16 (2).
Records and certificates are available for the entire period of use at the place of operation of the to keep the facility in need of surveillance and to present it to the competent authority upon request. They may also be stored in electronic form.(2) Without prejudice to the records and test certificates referred to in paragraph 1, the cabin of elevator installations must be clearly visible and permanently affixed, for example in the form of a test plaque, from which the month and year of the the next recurrent test and the determining body. Non-official table of contents

§ 18 Type of approval

(1) The establishment and operation, as well as changes in the design or operating mode, which The safety of the installation shall be subject to the approval of the competent authority:
1.
Steam boiler plants referred to in Annex 2, section 4, point 2.1, first sentence Point (a) referred to in Article 13 in conjunction with Annex II, graph 5, of Directive 2014 /68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the provision of pressure equipment on the market (OJ L 327, 28.5.2014 164) are to be classified in category IV,
2.
Equipment with pressure equipment in accordance with Annex 2, Section 4, point 2.1, first sentence, point (c), in which: Transportable pressure equipment with a filling capacity of more than 10 kilograms per hour is filled with compressed gases for delivery to others,
3.
fixed installations including storage and storage containers for the filling of land, water and aircraft with flammable gases as defined in point 2.2 of Annex 1 to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2008, Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67 /548/EEC and 1999 /45/EC and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (OJ L 327, 30.12.2006, p. 1), for use as propellant or fuel (gas filling systems),
4.
spaces or areas, including the fixed containers provided for in them and other storage facilities designed to store flammable liquids of a total volume of more than 10,000 litres (storage facilities), to the extent that spaces or areas do not become installations according to points 5 to 8. ,
5.
fixed or permanent installations in the same place with a handling capacity of more than 1 000 litres per hour, intended to be used for the purpose of that in them transport containers are filled with flammable liquids (filling points),
6.
stationary installations for the refuelling of land, water and aircraft with flammable liquids (petrol stations),
7.
fixed installations or areas in fields in which fuel tanks of air-borne vehicles with hydrants are flammable liquids,
8.
installations for the refuelling of land, water and aircraft, in which installations are used in accordance with the Points 3 and 6 shall be used in a geographical or operational context (refuelling facilities).
Flammable liquids as set out in points 4 to 6 of the first sentence are those set out in point 2.6 of Annex 1 to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, provided that: they have a flashpoint of less than 23 degrees Celsius. An installation within the meaning of the first sentence also includes measuring, control and regulating devices which serve to operate the installation in a safe manner.(2) Paragraph 1 shall not apply to
1.
installations in which water vapour or hot water is produced by heat recovery in a production process, unless: Flue gases are cooled and the resulting water vapor or the resulting hot water are not predominantly supplied to the process plant, and
2.
plants for the treatment of waste gases are not used. Dispose of refrigerants which are taken from a heat exchanger and filled into a transportable pressure device.
(3) The permission must be requested in writing. A request for a partial permit is possible. The application shall be accompanied by all the documents necessary for the assessment of the application. It must be clear from the documents that the installation, design and operation are in accordance with the requirements of this Regulation and in respect of fire and explosion protection also in accordance with the provisions of the Dangerous Substances Regulation, and that the intended safety-related measures are appropriate. The dossier shall be accompanied by an audit report from an approved monitoring body certifies that the plant is safe in compliance with the measures referred to in the documents, including the tests referred to in Annex 2, sections 3 and 4. can be operated.(4) The competent authority shall give permission if the installation, design and operation provided for in this Regulation is subject to the safety requirements of this Regulation and to the protection of fire and explosion protection, including the Ordinance of Hazardous Substances. Permission may be limited, limited, granted under conditions, and subject to conditions. The subsequent inclusion, modification or addition of conditions shall be permitted.(5) The competent authority shall decide on the application within three months of the date on which it has received the request. The time limit may be extended in justified cases. The extended deadline is to be notified to the applicant together with the reasons for the extension.

Section 4
Enforcement and operational safety committee

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§ 19 Contributor exceptions, official exceptions

(1) The employer has the work equipment specified in Annexes 2 and 3 of the
1.
any accident in which a person has been killed or seriously injured, and
2.
any claim where components or safety equipment have failed.
(2) The competent authority can be a member of the employer in the case of equipment in need of surveillance require that the event to be displayed in accordance with paragraph 1 be assessed in terms of its costs by means of an approved supervisory authority as determined by mutual agreement as possible, and shall submit the assessment in writing. In particular, the safety assessment has to be extended to identify
1.
where the event is due to
2.
whether the facility in need of surveillance was in a non-secure state, and whether there is no danger after the defect has been resolved and
3.
whether new findings have been obtained that require other or additional protective measures.
(3) Without prejudice to § 22 of the German Labor Protection Act (Arbeitsschutzgesetz), the employer has the , at the request of the competent authority:
1.
the documentation of the risk assessment pursuant to § 3 (8) and the underlying Information,
2.
a proof that the risk assessment was created according to the requirements of § 3 paragraph 2 sentence 2,
3.
Data on persons responsible according to § 13 of the German Labor Protection Act,
4.
Details of the
() The competent authority may, at the written request of the employer, grant exemptions from § § 8 to 11 and Annex 1 if the application of these rules is applicable to the In individual cases, an employer would lead to a disproportionate degree of hardship, the exception being reasonably justifiable and compatible with the protection of employees. The employer shall present to the competent authority, in the request, the following:
1.
the reason for the application for the exception,
2.
the affected activities and procedures,
3.
the number of likely affected Employees,
4.
the technical and organizational measures taken to ensure safety and to avoid hazards
The Authority may request an expert opinion on its decision to bear the costs of the employer.(5) The competent authority may, in the case of installations in need of surveillance, order an extraordinary examination on a case-by-case basis, if there is a special occasion for this. Such an occasion exists, in particular, when a claim has occurred. The employer shall immediately arrange for an examination to be carried out.(6) The competent authority may reduce the time limits set out in Annex 2, sections 2 to 4 and Annex 3, on a case-by-case basis, in so far as it is necessary to ensure the safety of installations. The competent authority may extend the time limits set out in Annex 2, sections 2 to 4 and Annex 3, in individual cases, provided that the security is ensured in a different way. Non-official table of contents

§ 20 Special provisions for federal systems in need of surveillance

(1) Supervisory Authority for those in Annexes 2 to 4 The competent Federal Ministry or the authority designated by it shall be the service properties used by the Water and Shipping Administration of the Federal Government, the Federal Armed Forces and the Federal Police. The competent supervisory authority shall be determined in accordance with Section 38 (1) of the Product Safety Act for other surveillance systems subject to supervision by the Federal Administration in accordance with Annex 2, sections 2 to 4.(2) § 18 shall not apply to the surveillance systems of the Federal Government, the Federal Armed Forces and the Federal Police referred to in Annex 2, section 2 to 4, of the water and maritime administration. Non-official table of contents

§ 21 Committee on operational security

(1) The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs will have a committee for Operational safety is formed. This committee shall consist of competent representatives of employers, trade unions, national authorities, statutory accident insurance and authorised monitoring bodies, as well as other competent persons, in particular those from: Science. The total number of members shall not exceed 21 persons. An alternate member shall be designated for each Member. Membership in the Committee on Operational Safety is honorary.(2) The Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs shall convene the members of the Committee and the alternates. The Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure and elect the chairman or chairman from his centre. The Rules of Procedure and the election of the Chairman or the Chairman require the approval of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.(3) The tasks of the Committee include:
1.
The state of science and technology, occupational medicine and hygiene, as well as other secured to identify and make recommendations on the use of work equipment,
2.
to determine how these findings are to be determined in this way. " 3.
3.
3.
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4.
to evaluate the findings obtained by the approved monitoring bodies in accordance with Section 37 (5) (8) of the Product Safety Act and to carry out the tasks according to points 1 to 3.
The work programme of the Committee on Safety and Health is coordinated with the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The committee works closely with the other committees at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.(4) After examination, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) may
1.
the rules and findings determined by the Committee on Operational Safety, as referred to in paragraph 3, sentence 1 Point 2 of the Joint Ministerial Gazan and
2.
the recommendations referred to in paragraph 3, first sentence, point 1, and the results of the deliberation referred to in paragraph 3, first sentence, point 3, in
(5) The Federal Ministries and the relevant supreme state authorities may send representatives to the meetings of the Committee. The latter shall be given the floor at the request at the request.(6) The operations of the Committee shall be conducted by the Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin.

Section 5
Administrative Offences and Crime, Final Provisions

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§ 22 Administrative Offences

(1) Administrative unlawful within the meaning of Section 25 (1) (1) of the German Labor Protection Act (Arbeitsschutzgesetz) Intentionally or negligently
1.
contrary to § 3, paragraph 1, sentence 1, the hazards that occur are not or are not properly assessed,
2.
contrary to § 3, paragraph 3, sentence 3, a risk assessment,
3.
contrary to § 3, paragraph 6, sentence 1, the Type and extent of required tests not determined and determined,
4.
contrary to § 3 (6) sentence 1, the time limits of recurring examinations in accordance with § § 14 and 16 not determined and determined,
5.
contrary to § 3, paragraph 7, sentence 4, a risk assessment is not updated or updated in time,
6.
contrary to § 3, paragraph 8, sentence 1, a result referred to there is not documented or not documented in good time,
7.
contrary to § 4, paragraph 1, an agent used,
8.
contrary to § 4 paragraph 4, it does not make sure that Work equipment for which exams are prescribed in § 14 or in Section 3 of this Regulation are used only when these tests have been carried out and documented,
9.
contrary to § 5, paragraph 2, use of a work tool,
10.
contrary to § 5, paragraph 4, does not provide for that a worker uses only one of the means of work referred to therein,
11.
contrary to Article 6 (1), second sentence, in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.3, sentence 1, does not ensure that: an employee only travels on a place mentioned there,
12.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with the first sentence of Annex 1, point 1.4, sentence 1, not ensuring that a where there is a facility,
13.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.5, a measure referred to in that paragraph shall not, or not in time, be ,
14.
contrary to Article 6 (1), second sentence, in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.7, sentence 1, does not ensure that the speed referred to therein is adjusted ,
15.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.8, first sentence, point (a), does not ensure that a connection device is secured ,
16.
contrary to Article 6 (1), second sentence, in conjunction with the first sentence of Annex 1, point 2.1, sentence 1, does not ensure that the stability or strength of a given
17.
contrary to § 6 (1), second sentence, in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.1, sentence 5, a work item referred to there is not correctly set up or not correctly used,
18.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 (2.2) sentence 1, it does not ensure that a work item with one there ,
19.
contrary to Article 6 (1), second sentence, in conjunction with point 2.3.2 of Annex 1, does not ensure that a working medium referred to in the first sentence of paragraph 1 of this Article shall be: can be slowed down and an unwanted movement can be prevented,
20.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.4, sentence 2, it does not ensure that the If a worker is only raised with a work equipment or additional equipment mentioned there,
21.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.5, point (b) or (c) does not ensure that loads are safely struck or loads or load-bearing or stop means cannot unintentionally be released or moved,
22.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2, in conjunction with Annex 1, point 3.2.3, sentence 2, it does not make sure that a scaffold is anchored there,
23.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2, in conjunction with Annex 1, point 3.2.6, sentence 1, it does not ensure that a scaffold is only built up, down or converted in the manner referred to in the first sentence.
24.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 2, sentence 1, does not ensure that a protection device is used,
25.
contrary to § 12, paragraph 1, sentence 1, an information not available, not correct, not complete or not timely,
26.
contrary to § 12, paragraph 1, sentence 2, an employee is not, not correct, not fully or not in good time,
27.
contrary to § 12, paragraph 2, sentence 1, an operating instruction is not available, not correct, not complete, or not available in time,
28.
contrary to § 14, paragraph 1, sentence 1, or paragraph 4, sentence 1, a work tool cannot be checked or not checked in time,
29.
contrary to § 14, paragraph 3, sentence 1, a work tool cannot be subjected to an extraordinary review or subject to timely scrutiny,
30.
contrary to § 14, paragraph 7, sentence 1, it does not ensure that a result is recorded and retained
31.
contrary to § 14, paragraph 7, sentence 2, it does not make sure that there is a record of a record, or
32.
contrary to § 19, paragraph 3, a documentation, information, proof or claim not, not correct, not complete or not submitted in time.
(2) Contrary to § 39 (1) (7) (a) of the Product Safety Act, who intentionally or negligently
1.
is acting in accordance with § 6 (1) sentence 2 in Link with Annex 1, point 4.1, sentence 1, does not ensure that a communication system is installed and effective,
2.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 4.1, second sentence, does not provide the contingency plan or does not provide the emergency service in good time,
3.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 Point 4.1 sentence 3 does not provide a facility or does not provide it in good time,
4.
contrary to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 4.2 Maintenance measures in accordance with § 10 shall not be carried out,
5.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, section 4.4, sentence 1, it does not ensure that a Passenger train elevator only used by employees,
5a.
contrary to § 6 (1) sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, section 4.4, sentence 2, a passenger retreat by: to use another person,
6.
contrary to § 15, paragraph 1, sentence 1, that does not ensure that an asset in need of surveillance is checked,
7.
contrary to § 16, paragraph 1, in conjunction with Appendix 2, an asset requiring surveillance or an asset part cannot be checked or not checked in time,
8.
without permission according to § 18, paragraph 1, first sentence, set up or operating a facility named there,
9.
a In accordance with § 19 (5) sentence 1, or
10.
an act referred to in paragraph 1 (5) or (20) in relation to a single sentence of In accordance with Section 2 (30) of the German Product Safety Act (Product Safety Act),
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§ 23 offences

(1) is liable to endanger the life or health of a person employed by a deliberate act referred to in Article 22 (1), is punishable in accordance with Section 26 (2) of the German Labour Protection Act (Arbeitsschutzgesetz).(2) Anyone who repeatedly repeatedly or repeatedly endangers an intentional act referred to in § 22 (2) or endangers the life or health of another or other property of significant value by such intentional act is in accordance with § 40 of the Product safety law punishable. Non-official table of contents

§ 24 Transitional rules

(1) The continued operation of a facility in need of permission before the 1. It is permitted to be established and used in June 2015. Permission granted in accordance with the law in force until that date shall be deemed to be a permit within the meaning of this Regulation. Section 18 (4), third sentence, shall apply to annexes according to the first and second sentences of the first subparagraph.(2) elevator installations which are prior to the 1. They must have been established and used until 31 June 2015. December 2020 shall be in accordance with the requirements of Annex 1, point 4.1. By way of derogation from the first sentence, the contingency plan shall be completed within 12 months of the date of entry into force of this Regulation and shall be made available to the emergency service. If there is no need for emergency services, the emergency plan shall be placed near the elevator installation. Non-official table of contents

Appendix 1 (to § 6, paragraph 1, sentence 2)
Special rules for certain work equipment

(find: BGBl. I 2015, 63-69)
Content Overview
1.
Specific rules for the use of mobile, self-proponent or non-self-proponent, work equipment
2.
Special provisions for the use of work equipment for lifting loads
3.
Special rules for the use of work equipment in temporary work on high-end workplaces
4.
Special specifications for elevator systems
5.
Special provisions for printing machines
1.
Special rules for the use of mobile, self-driving, or not self-proponent, work equipment
1.1
Mobile work equipment must be equipped in such a way as to minimise the risk to passengers travelling with them is kept. This also applies to the risks of the employees by contact with wheels and chains.
1.2
Hazards due to sudden blocking of the Energy transmission devices between mobile work equipment and their technical auxiliary equipment or trailers must be avoided by technical measures. Where this is not possible, other measures are to be taken to prevent the workers from being exposed to danger. Measures must be taken to prevent damage to the energy transmission devices.
1.3
The employer has to ensure that If the employer has the possibility of a tipping or overturning of the work equipment, the employer shall have the following facilities: if the employer has the possibility of tipping or overturning the work equipment, the employer shall Ensure that people with a driving force are not threatened by overturning or tipping of the work equipment:
a)
a device that prevents the work equipment from tilting by more than a quarter turn,
b)
a Means ensuring that sufficient clearance is maintained for employees with a driving force, provided that the tilting movement can be more than one quarter of a turn, or
c)
another setup with the same protective effect.
If you are overturning or tilting the work with a moving employee between parts of the work product and can be squeezed into the ground, there must be a restraint system for the working person.
1.4
The employer has to make sure that the that, in the case of industrial trucks, there are devices that prevent the hazards of seated employees as a result of tipping or overturning of the industrial trucks. For example, such devices are
a)
a driver's cab,
b)
Facilities that prevent tipping or overturning
c)
Facilities that ensure that in the case of tipping or overturning industrial trucks for the sedentary workers between the corridor and parts of the industrial trucks, a sufficient free space remains, or
d)
Facilities that keep the employees in the driver's seat so that they are not captured by parts of the crashing trucks
1.5
The employer has to take action before the first use of mobile self-proponent work equipment, so that she
a)
can be backed up against unallowed inaction,
b)
so equipped that getting in and out as well as getting on and off employees is safely possible,
c)
equipped with devices that reduce the damage as much as possible by a possible clash of several rail-bound work equipment,
d)
provided with a braking device; if necessary, there must also be a locking device and a via easily accessible command equipment or a Automatic-triggered emergency braking device enabling braking and stopping in the event of failure of the master braking device,
e)
via suitable auxiliary devices such as: For example, camera monitor systems that monitor the way of travel if the driver's direct view is not sufficient to ensure the safety of other employees,
f)
when used in the dark with a lighting device that is suitable for the work to be performed and sufficient safety for the employees
(g)
where they themselves or their trailers or cargoes pose a threat of fire, have adequate fire-fighting equipment, unless: at the place of use, such fire-fighting equipment is available in a sufficiently short distance,
h)
if they are remote-controlled, stop automatically when they are removed from the to the control area of the control,
i)
if they are automatically controlled and collide with employees under normal conditions of use or may be fitted with appropriate protection devices, unless other appropriate devices avoid the possibility of a collision, and
j)
so equipped that you can save the loads and devices that are to be performed against uncontrolled movements.
1.6
The employer has to ensure that employees do not stay in the danger area of self-driving work equipment. If, for operational reasons, the presence is unavoidable, the employer must take measures to minimise the risks of employees.
1.7
The employer has to make sure that the speed of mobile work equipment run by fellow workers can be adjusted by the commutation. They must automatically come to a standstill immediately when the command devices are released.
1.8
The employer has to ensure that Connection devices of mobile work equipment that are connected to each other,
a)
unintentional loosening and
b)
letting yourself be safely and lightly activated.
The employer has to make arrangements to ensure that mobile work equipment or additional equipment, or can be separated from one another without endangling the employees. Such connections must not be able to unintentionally loosen.
1.9
The employer has to ensure that
a)
self-proponent work equipment is only run by employees who are suitable for this purpose and a have been given adequate training,
b)
for the use of mobile work equipment in a working area, setting and complying with appropriate traffic rules ,
c)
when using mobile work equipment with an internal combustion engine, there is a health-safe breathing air,
d)
mobile work equipment so placed and secured during transport and loading and unloading in such a way that unintentional movements of the work equipment, which are dangerous to the Employees can be prevented from running.
2.
Special provisions for the use of work equipment for lifting Loads
2.1
The employer has to ensure that the stability and strength of work equipment for lifting loads, their Load-receiving devices and, if necessary, removable parts are ensured at all times. In this connection, it also has to take into account special conditions such as weather, transport, installation and dismantling, possible failures and planned tests, including with test load. If necessary after the risk assessment, the employer has work equipment. with a device that prevents the permissible load-bearing capacity from being exceeded. It is also necessary to take into account the loading of the suspension points or the anchorage points on the load-bearing parts. Dismountable and mobile working equipment for lifting loads must be set up and used in such a way that the stability of the load The working medium is ensured and its tilting, displacement or slipping is prevented. The employer has to ensure that the correct implementation of the measures is reviewed by a specially instructed employee.
2.2
The employer has to ensure that work equipment for lifting loads is provided with a clearly visible indication of the admissible load-bearing capacity. If different operating conditions are possible, the permissible load-bearing capacity for the individual operating states is to be indicated. Load-receiving devices shall be marked in such a way that they can be identified for safe use of basic properties. Work equipment for the lifting of employees must be suitable for this purpose and clearly visible with references to this intended use.
2.3
The employer has to take measures that prevent loads
a)
unintentionally shifting dangerously, falling down or
b)
unintentionally hooked up
If the presence of workers in the hazardous area cannot be prevented, it is necessary to ensure that command facilities for the control of movements after they have been operated by themselves go back to the zero position, and the initiated movement is interrupted immediately.
2.3.1
The floor-controlled working medium for lifting loads must be for the controlling employee at maximum driving speed, can be controlled at any time.
2.3.2
The employer has to ensure that work equipment for lifting loads at the hub, Driving and rotating movements can be slowed down and unwanted movements of the working medium can be prevented.
2.3.3
Power-driven lifting movements of the Work equipment for lifting loads must be limited. Rail tracks must be equipped with roadway bounds.
2.3.4
Can be used when using work equipment for lifting loads If the command device is not in the vicinity of the load, the working equipment must be equipped with warning devices.
2.3.5
The backstroke of manually operated operating equipment for lifting loads must be limited.
2.4
When lifting or moving employees, the following special measures must be taken in particular:
a)
Hazards caused by crashing of a load-receiving device are to be prevented with appropriate devices. Load-receiving means must be checked for perfect condition on each working day.
b)
The falling out of employees from the person-receiving means of the working medium to prevent lifting of loads.
c)
Hazards caused by squeezing or jamming of the employees or collisions of employees with objects are to be avoided.
d)
In the event of malfunctions in the person-receiving means, the employees are to be protected from hazards and must be able to be released safely.
The The employer has to ensure that the lifting of employees takes place only with the equipment and supplementary equipment provided for this purpose. By way of derogation, the lifting of employees by means of work not provided for this purpose is exceptionally permissible if
a)
the safety of employees is guaranteed in other ways,
b)
in the activity (c)
the level of control of the working medium is constantly occupied by a person who has been specially instructed in the present case,
c)
is,
d)
the employees assigned to the control of the work equipment are particularly instructed to do so,
e)
secure means available for understanding and
f)
a mountain plan for the hazard case available
2.5
The employer has to ensure that
a)
Employees are not endangered by hanging loads, in particular hanging loads are not moved over unprotected areas where employees usually reside
b)
loads safely beaten,
c)
loads, load-taking-and Stop means cannot unintentionally loosen or move,
d)
Appropriate to the employees when using load-bearing and stop means. Information on their properties and allowed areas of application,
e)
No stop means are clearly marked, provided that they are not be separated after use,
f)
Load and stop means according to the loads to be handled, the gripping points, the hook-in devices, the Weather conditions as well as the way of the stop are selected and
g)
Load not with force-locking load-receiving means over unprotected Employees are kept.
2.6
Load-bearing and stop means are to be kept in such a way that they cannot be damaged and their Functionality cannot be compromised.
2.7
Special provisions for the use of work equipment for lifting unguided Loads
2.7.1
The action ranges of work equipment for lifting unguided loads are appropriate measures to be taken to To prevent hazards caused by collisions between the working equipment. Similarly, appropriate measures must be taken to prevent the hazards of workers from collisions with non-guided loads.
2.7.2
It is appropriate to take appropriate measures against the hazards of employees caused by crashes of unguided loads. If the employee who controls a work equipment for lifting uncontrolled loads cannot observe the load either directly or through additional equipment over the entire path, he is to be directed by another employee.
2.7.3
The employer has to make sure that
a)
Non-guided loads can be safely mounted and suspended by hand,
b)
the employees the lift- and transport operation directly or indirectly,
c)
all lifting operations with non-guided loads are planned and carried out in such a way as to ensure the safety of the Employees are guaranteed. If a non-guided load is to be raised simultaneously by two or more work equipment, it is necessary to establish and monitor a procedure which ensures the cooperation of the employees,
d)
only such work equipment is used to lift non-guided loads, which keep these loads safe even in the event of a partial or complete power failure; is this not , appropriate measures shall be taken to ensure the safety of workers. Hanging, non-guided loads must be continuously monitored, unless access to the hazard area is prevented, the load was securely hooked up and is held securely in the hanging state,
e)
the use of work equipment to lift non-guided outdoor loads is set if the weather conditions are used to safely use the work equipment , and
f)
which shall be taken by the manufacturer of the work equipment for the lifting of unmanaged loads, in particular: Measures against the tipping of the working medium
3.
Special provisions for the use of work equipment in the case of temporary work High workstations
3.1
Minimum general requirements
3.1.1
These requirements apply to temporary work at high-end workplaces by using
a)
Scaffold, including their up, down, and degradation,
b)
ladders as well as
c)
of access and positioning procedures under the help of Ropes.
3.1.2
Do not allow temporary work at high-altitude workplaces in a safe manner and under appropriate ergonomic conditions. Where conditions are to be carried out from a suitable stand area, measures must be taken to minimise the risks to the workers employed. In the selection of means of access to high-quality workplaces where: temporary work shall be carried out, taking into account the difference in altitude and the nature, duration and frequency of use. In principle, work stilts are not to be regarded as suitable work equipment. The selected means of access must also enable the escape in the event of a threat of danger. In the case of access to the high place of work, as well as the departure of the workplace, no additional risk of crash may arise.
3.1.3
All facilities, which are used as temporary high-lying workplaces or as access to it, shall in particular be designed, dimensioned, positioned, supported, stiffened and anchored in such a way as to ensure that the loads accruing to the intended use are can be taken and derived. The devices must not be overloaded and must also be stable during the individual construction states and the entire time of use.
3.1.4
The Use of ladders as high-altitude workplaces and of access and positioning procedures with the aid of ropes is only permitted in those cases where
a)
because of the low risk and the low duration of use the use of others, safer working medium is not proportionate and
b)
the risk assessment shows that the work is carried out safely
3.1.5
A crash hazard should be provided on work equipment with a crash hazard. These devices must be designed and designed in such a way as to prevent crashes and to prevent injuries to workers as far as possible. Fixed crash fuses may only be interrupted at access to ladders or stairs. If fixed crash fuses cannot be used in individual cases, other facilities must instead be available for collecting abusive employees (for example, trapping networks). Individual crash insurance for the employees is only permitted in exceptional cases.
3.1.6
An activity can only be carried out If a fixed protection against the crash is temporarily removed, effective replacement measures must be taken for the safety of employees. The activity may not be carried out until these measures have been implemented. If the activity is temporarily or permanently completed, the fixed crash insurance must be re-applied immediately.
3.1.7
On the and the dismantling of scaffold, based on the risk assessment, appropriate protective measures are to be taken which ensure the safety of the employees.
3.1.8
temporary work at high-end workplaces may be used outdoors using scaffolders, including their on, um, and dismantling, ladders and Access and positioning procedures under the use of ropes shall only be carried out if the weather conditions do not affect the safety and health of the workers. In particular, work may not be started or continued if weather conditions, in particular by strong or gusty wind, icing or snow, have the possibility of falling down or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling or falling.
3.2
Special rules for the use of scaffold
3.2.1
If the selected scaffold cannot be built according to a generally accepted rule execution, the scaffold or individual areas of the scaffold are separate Determination of strength and stability.
3.2.2
The employer responsible for the scaffold works, or one of the employers responsible for the scaffold construction. Depending on the complexity of the chosen framework, the person skilled in the art has to draw up a plan for the establishment, use and dismantling of the framework. This can be a general setup and usage guidance, which is supplemented by detailed information for the respective framework.
3.2.3
The Safety of the scaffolder must be ensured. The employer has to ensure that scaffolders that are not free-standing are anchored prior to use. The stands of a scaffolding must be protected against the possibility of slipping, by being fixed to the supporting surface by means of a anti-skid device or by another, equally suitable means. The loaded surface must have sufficient load-bearing capacity. The inadvertent movement of mobile scaffold during work at high-altitude workplaces must be prevented by suitable devices. During the stay of employees on a mobile framework, this must not be moved away from the location.
3.2.4
The dimensions, the shape and the shape of the work. the arrangement of the running surfaces and working surfaces on scaffold must be suitable for the activity to be carried out. They must be adapted to the expected stress and allow for safe walking. They are very close to each other and can be laid in such a way that they cannot be wiped and not slipped during normal use. There must be no intermediate space between the individual scaffold surfaces and the side protection, which can lead to hazards of employees.
3.2.5
If certain parts of a scaffold are not usable, especially during the up, down or rebuilding, these parts are prohibited with the prohibition sign "Access prohibited" by means of barriers that prevent access to these parts.
3.2.6
The employer has to ensure that It is only under the supervision of a competent person and after instruction in accordance with § 12 that it is to be rebuilt, disassembled or converted by employees who are technically suitable for this purpose. In particular, the instruction has to extend to information about
a)
the plan for the up, down, or remodeling of the relevant framework,
b)
the safe up, down or rebuilding of the relevant scaffolent,
c)
Preventative measures against the hazards of employees by crashing or falling objects,
d)
Safety precautions in case the weather conditions change in such a way that the safety and health of the employees affected are affected
e)
allowed loads,
f)
all others, possibly with the up, down, or Conversion of related hazards.
The competent person who supervises the scaffolding and the employees concerned shall have the plan provided for in point 3.2.2 with all the instructions contained therein prior to the start of the activity
3.3
Special rules for the use of ladders
3.3.1
The employer is only allowed to provide employees with those ladders that are suitable for the work to be performed
3.3.2
ladders must be positioned safely and safely accessible during use. Ladders must also be secured against overthrow if the nature of the activity to be carried out requires this. Portable ladders must be placed on a supporting, immovable and sufficiently dimensioned subsurface in such a way that the steps remain in the horizontal position. Hangers are to be secured against inadvertent suspension. They must be secure and, with the exception of ropes, so fixed that they cannot slip or get caught in a pendulating motion.
3.3.3
The Slipping of the conductor feet of portable ladders shall be carried out during the use of these ladders either by fixing the upper or lower part of the spars, by means of a anti-skid device or by another measure which is the same as prevent. Ladders used as ascent must be such that they project far enough beyond the exit point, unless other devices allow safe detention. [0050] Plug conductors or sliding conductors consisting of a plurality of parts are to be used in such a way that the conductor parts remain unmovably connected to one another. Mobile ladders shall be locked prior to their use in such a way that they cannot roll away.
3.3.4
ladders shall be used in such a way as to ensure that the employees are employed. be safe and secure at all times. If a load has to be worn on a ladder, this must not prevent safe holding.
3.4
Special rules for access and Positioning techniques using ropes
3.4.1
When using an access and positioning method with the help of ropes The following conditions must be met:
a)
The system must be separated from at least two separate attached ropes, one serving as access, lowering and holding means (work rope) and the other serving as a securing means (safety rope).
b)
The employer Has to ensure that workers use appropriate catchbelts to which they are connected to the safety cable.
c)
In the system, a seat is provided with of appropriate accessories connected to the working cable.
d)
The working rope must be equipped with safe means for the installation and abseiling. This includes a self-assurance system that prevents a crash when employees lose control over their movements. The safety cable is equipped with a movement-synchronised, movable anti-crash safety device.
e)
Tool and other accessories, which are used by the employees. shall be attached to the harness or seat thereof, or by recourse to other, equally suitable means, so that it does not fall off and is easily accessible.
f)
The works are carefully planned and supervised. The employer has to ensure that employees can be provided with immediate assistance if necessary.
g)
The employees, the access and the Positioning methods using ropes must be used in the intended working procedures, in particular with regard to the rescue procedures
3.4.2
By way of derogation from point 3.4.1, the use of a single rope is permissible if the risk assessment shows that the use of a second rope is greater than the use of a rope. the risk to work, and appropriate measures are taken to ensure the safety of workers in other ways. This is to be shown in the documentation of the hazard assessment.
4.
Special rules for elevator systems
4.1
Who operates an elevator installation in accordance with point 2 (2) (a) or (b) of Annex 2, has to ensure that an effective lift system is used in the elevator car A two-way communication system is installed, via which an emergency service can be continuously reached. An emergency plan shall be prepared for each elevator installation and shall be made available to the emergency service prior to its entry into service, so that the emergency service can respond appropriately to emergency calls without delay and immediately initiate appropriate assistance measures. The necessary facilities for the exemption must be made available in the immediate vicinity of the installation prior to commissioning. The emergency plan must contain at least:
a)
location of the elevator installation,
b)
Responsible employer,
c)
People who have access to all facilities of the asset
d)
People who can make an exemption,
e)
Contact details of people who can provide first help (for example, emergency doctor or fire brigade),
f)
Expected release date and
g)
the emergency release line for the Elevator installation.
The sentences 1 to 4 shall not apply to construction site elevators and facade systems referred to in Annex 2, section 2, point 2 (b).
4.2
Who operates an elevator installation in accordance with Annex 2, Section 2, point 2, has maintenance measures in accordance with § 10, taking into account the nature and intensity of the use of the Installation.
4.3
No facilities may be present in the immediate area of an elevator installation in accordance with Annex 2, Section 2, point 2, to the safe operation.
4.4
The employer has to ensure that people-circulation elevators only use the employees who have been instructed by him/her shall be used. The employer shall only be allowed to use passenger train lifts of persons other than employees if he or she meets appropriate measures for the protection of other persons against hazards caused by circulation of persons. Where technical protection measures are not or are not sufficient, the employer shall ensure the necessary protection of such persons by means of other measures; in particular, he shall have the potential hazards to the other persons in respect of: to make known the use of circulation elevators, to lay down the necessary rules of conduct for use and to make the necessary arrangements to ensure that these rules of conduct are respected by the other persons
4.5
The engine compartment of an elevator installation in accordance with section 2 (2) of Annex 2 may only be accessible to persons entitled to access to the engine
4.6
Any person who operates a lift as referred to in Annex 2, Section 2, point 2, shall regularly have an inspection and functional check in accordance with § 4 3.
5.
Special provisions for printing equipment
5.1
For the testing of printing equipment, a written work programme is to be set up. This is to include the individual steps and the measures to be adopted for this purpose on the basis of the risk assessment, so that the risks associated with testing remain as low as possible.
5.2
Printing systems can only be set up and operated in places suitable for this purpose. They must not be placed and operated in places where this may lead to the hazards of employees or other persons.
5.3
Steam boilers must be supplied with the amount of feedwater required for safe operation as long as they are heated.
5.4
Print gases may only be filled into suitable containers.
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Appendix 2 (to § § 15 and 16)
Audit requirements for devices in need of surveillance

(Fundstelle: BGBl. I 2015, 70-86)
Section 1Authorized Monitoring Points
1.
Approval of Supervisory authorities responsible for monitoring the tests prescribed or arranged in accordance with this Annex shall be the bodies referred to in Article 37 (1) and (2) of the Product Safety Act. In addition to the requirements of Section 37 (5) of the Product Safety Act, the following conditions must be fulfilled for the granting of the power: the approved monitoring centre must be
a)
a liability insurance with a cover sum of at least 2.5 million euros
b)
can at least check all the equipment in need of monitoring according to sections 2, 3, or 4,
c)
a line that has the overall responsibility to ensure that the audit activities are carried out in accordance with the terms of this Regulation,
d)
apply an adequate, effective quality assurance system with regular internal auditing,
e)
ensure that the persons employed with exams are entrusted with such tasks only if their execution respects the impartiality of the persons, and
f)
have a remuneration system in which the remuneration of the persons employed in the audits is not directly affected by the number of tests carried out still depends on their results.
2.
Approval of audit offices of companies and group of companies Test sites of companies and groups of undertakings within the meaning of Article 37 (5) sentence 3 of the Product Safety Act may be designated, if this is indicated in terms of safety, the requirements of point 1 sentence 3 (c) to (f) are fulfilled and
a)
are organizationally delimited,
b)
within the enterprise or group of companies, have reporting procedures that ensure their impartiality,
c)
not responsible for the planning, manufacture, distribution, operation or maintenance of the equipment in need of monitoring
d)
do not pursue activities that can conflict with the independence of their assessment and reliability in the context of their review work, and
e)
exclusively for the company or group of companies.
The test sites may only be used for tests on equipment in need of monitoring within the meaning of Sections 3 and 3. 4. A group of companies within the meaning of the first sentence belong to companies according to § § 16 and 17 of the German Stock Corporation Act and to joint ventures in which the company, which belongs to the inspection body, has a stake of more than 50 percent.
Section 2elevator systems
1.
Scope and target is to be used for the testing of the lifts listed in paragraph 2 prior to the initial entry into service and after verifiable changes as well as for periodic inspections. The tests shall be carried out with the aim of ensuring the safe operation of the elevator installation until the next inspection. The test shall include all the safety devices to be used for the safe use of the elevator installation, such as an overpressure ventilation system or emergency power supply of fire-fighting lifts. The tests carried out in accordance with this section shall take account of equivalent results of tests carried out in accordance with other federal and state legislation.
2.
Definitions elevator attachments as defined in point 1 are:
a)
elevator systems within the meaning of Directive 2014 /33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26. February 2014 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to lifts and safety components for lifts (OJ L 327, 28.11.2014, p 251),
b)
Machinery as defined in Annex IV, point 17, of Directive 2006 /42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006, of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Communities, of the May 2006 on machinery and amending Directive 95 /16/EC (recast version) (OJ L 136, 31.5.1995, p. 24), provided that they are machinery, the
aa)
temporarily installed or grown , in order to transport persons or persons and goods during construction or repair work to the different levels of a building or floor of a scaffolent or structure (construction site elevators), or
bb)
stationary and permanently mounted, installed and used, including buildings associated with buildings intended to be used for people with and without work equipment and The following machines shall be taken out by the following machines:
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aa)
ship lift,
bb)
Devices and Systems for the shelf operation,
cc)
escalators and moving parts,
dd)
Slimways, but not oblique elevators,
ee)
hand-operated elevator attachments,
ff)
Support devices that are firmly connected to cranes and are intended for the carriage of the crane drivers,
gg)
retractable control houses on inland waterway ships
c)
Person-orbit elevators.
3.
Audit of elevator systems before commissioning and in accordance with verifiable changes
3.1
elevator systems as defined in the first sentence of the second sentence of point 2 shall be approved by an authorized person Check point.
3.2
Elevator systems as defined in point 2 shall be subject to changes made by a verifier prior to the re-establishment of the system.
3.3
In the case of the test referred to in points 3.1 and 3.2, it is necessary to check whether
a)
the technical documentation, such as the EC declaration of conformity and the contingency plan, , and the contents of the emergency relief manual are plausible,
b)
the elevator installation has been established in accordance with this Regulation and will be used safely
c)
The electrical installation of the elevator system and the emergency call forwarding to a permanently occupied location is guaranteed.
The test according to a change subject to a verifiable change, it may be limited to check that the elevator installation has been properly modified and that it is functioning safely.
4.
Reversals of elevator systems
4.1
elevator systems in the The terms of point 2 shall be periodically reviewed by an approved monitoring body (main examination). The test shall include the examination of the safety of the electrical installation to the extent necessary for the assessment of the safe use of the elevator installation. The time limits for the recurrent tests shall be determined by the employer in accordance with Article 3 (6), taking into account the necessary maintenance measures in accordance with point 4.2 of Annex 1. The test period shall not exceed two years. Section 16 (2) shall apply accordingly. If, in the event of an audit, the approved monitoring body finds that the test deadline is not applicable, the employer shall, in coordination with the approved monitoring body, reduce the test period. If the employer does not agree to the reduction, he/she shall bring about a decision of the competent authority.
4.2
During the examination The first sentence of point 4.1 is to determine whether
a)
the technical documentation required for the examination, in particular, the EC declaration of conformity and the contingency plan, and the content of the emergency relief manual is plausible, and
b)
the elevator installation in is in a state corresponding to this Regulation and can be safely used.
4.3
In addition to the test referred to in point 4.1, the carry out an examination in the middle of the test period between two tests referred to in point 4.1 (intermediate examination). Section 14 (5) shall apply accordingly. In the case of the test referred to in the first sentence, it shall be examined whether the elevator installation is in a condition corresponding to this Regulation and may be used safely. The test shall be carried out by an approved monitoring body.
Section 3Explosive hazards
1.
Scope and Objective This section applies to the testing of work equipment and to the testing of technical measures in potentially explosive atmospheres according to § 2 Paragraph 14 of the Hazardous Substances Regulation. The tests shall be carried out with the aim of ensuring the protection against hazards caused by explosions and fires at least until the next inspection. The tests shall also determine the effectiveness and the function of the technical protection measures taken in accordance with this Regulation and the Hazardous Substances Regulation. The tests carried out in accordance with this section shall take account of equivalent results of tests carried out in accordance with other federal and state legislation.
2.
Definition plants in potentially explosive atmospheres are the totality of explosion-proof working materials, including the fasteners, as well as the explosion-proof parts of the building.
3.
persons capable of testing
3.1
A person qualified for examination within the meaning of this section must be beyond the qualification referred to in § 2 paragraph 6
a)
about relevant technical vocational training or another for the intended examination tasks have sufficient technical qualification,
b)
over a minimum of one year's experience in the manufacture, assembly, operation or maintenance of the equipment or components to be tested within the meaning of this section, and
c)
their knowledge of explosion hazards by participating in training courses, or Keep instructions up to date.
3.2
To carry out exams in accordance with point 4.2, the persons capable of being tested must: in addition to point 3.1, have the official recognition of a qualification corresponding to the test task and of the testing facilities required for the examination. The first sentence shall not apply if equipment, protective systems or safety, control or regulating devices within the meaning of Directive 2014 /34/EU are subjected to an inspection by the manufacturer after the repair and the manufacturer confirms that the Equipment, the protection system or the safety, control or regulating device in the characteristics essential to explosion protection shall be in accordance with the requirements of this Regulation.
3.3
By way of derogation from point 3.1, a person capable of testing must carry out the tests in accordance with points 4.1 and 5.1,
a)
beyond the qualification referred to in § 2, paragraph 6, one of the following qualifications:
aa)
a relevant study,
bb)
a relevant vocational training,
cc)
a comparable technical qualification or
dd)
a different technical qualification with many years of experience in the field of security technology
b)
extensive knowledge of explosion protection including the associated rulebook,
c)
a relevant professional experience from a timely job can demonstrate,
d)
their knowledge to keep the explosion protection up to date and
e)
regularly by participating in a relevant exchange of experience in the field of explosion protection continuing.
3.4
A monitoring body approved for testing in potentially explosive atmospheres shall carry out tests in accordance with points 4 and 5. , which may also be carried out by a qualified person in accordance with point 3, by way of derogation from the second sentence of Article 17 (1), second sentence, the employer shall, instead of a certificate, record a record in accordance with the first sentence of Article 17 (1)
4.
Review before commissioning, after verifiable changes, and after repair
4.1
Equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres must be tested for explosion safety prior to the initial start-up and subject to verifiable changes. The explosion protection concept and the zone classification set out in the explosion protection document according to § 6 (9) (2) of the Hazardous Substances Regulation must be taken into account. The check must be used to determine if
a)
the technical documentation needed for the test fully present,
b)
the asset is built in accordance with this Regulation and is in a safe state and
c)
the specified technical and organizational measures are effective.
In addition, in the case of attachments according to § 18 sentence 1 (1) (3) to (8), it is necessary to check whether the required With the exception of the annexes pursuant to § 18 sentence 1 (1) (3) to (8), the tests may also be carried out by a person qualified for examination in accordance with point 3.3.
4.2
Devices, protective systems and safety, control or regulating devices within the meaning of Directive 2014 /34/EU may be repaired after a part, which is subject to explosion protection, shall be put into service again only after a person qualified for testing has determined, in accordance with point 3.2, that the part in the essential characteristics for explosion protection meets the requirements laid down matches.
5.
Reversals
5.1
Assets in Potentially explosive atmospheres shall be tested at least every six years for explosion safety. The explosion protection document and the zone classification shall be taken into consideration. The check must be used to determine if
a)
the technical documentation needed for the test fully exist and their content is plausible,
b)
the tests according to points 5.2 and 5.3 have been carried out completely,
c)
where the asset is in a state appropriate to this regulation and can be safely used
d)
the specified technical and organizational measures are effective and
e)
The maintenance concept according to point 5.4 is effective.
In addition, in the case of installations according to § 18 (1), first sentence, points 3 to 8, it must be checked whether the necessary measures for fire protection are complied with. 1 (3) to (8), the tests may also be carried out by a person qualified for examination in accordance with point 3.3.
5.2
In addition to the examination in accordance with Point 5.1, first sentence, shall be equipment, protective systems, safety, control and control devices as defined in Directive 2014 /34/EU with their connecting devices as part of a facility in an explosive area and its To check interactions with other parts of the plant at least every three years. The test may be carried out by a person qualified for examination in accordance with point 3.1.
5.3
In addition to the tests referred to in point 5.1, first sentence, and Point 5.2 shall be subject to periodic review of ventilation systems, gas warning facilities and inerting facilities. The test may be carried out by a person qualified for examination in accordance with point 3.1.
5.4
On the periodic tests referred to in points 5.2. and 5.3 may be waived if, in the context of the documentation of the risk assessment, the employer has established a maintenance concept which is equivalent to ensuring that a safe condition of the installations is maintained and that the Explosion safety is permanently guaranteed. The effectiveness of the maintenance concept shall be assessed in the context of the examination referred to in point 4.1. The work and measures carried out in the framework of the change and repair concept must be documented and presented to the Authority upon request.
Section 4Druckanlagen
1.
Scope and target This section applies to the test of the in numbers 2.1 and 2.2 of the pressure equipment (installations and plant parts) listed above prior to the initial entry into service and after verifiable changes, as well as for periodic inspections. The tests shall be carried out with the aim of ensuring the safe operation of the printing system until the next inspection. In the course of the test, the safety-relevant installation and environmental conditions as well as in steam boiler installations shall be included in the installation space. The tests shall also determine the effectiveness and function of the technical protection measures taken in accordance with this Regulation and the Hazardous Substances Regulation. The tests carried out in accordance with this section shall take account of equivalent results of tests carried out in accordance with other federal and state legislation.
2.
definitions
2.1
Printing systems in the sense of number 1 are
a)
Steam boiler systems, which are heated overheating endangered pressure equipment for the generation of steam or Hot water with a temperature of more than 110 degrees Celsius,
b)
Pressure tank systems other than steam boilers,
c)
Plants for filling compressed, liquefied or pressurized gases, including storage and storage containers (filling plants), which are designed to ensure that they are filled with water. The following containers, appliances or vehicles are filled:
aa)
Pressure vessel for storage of gases with Gas from transportable pressure equipment,
bb)
transportable pressure equipment with gases,
cc)
Land-, Water-or Aircraft with gases for use as propellant or fuel
d)
Piping systems under internal overpressure for gases, vapours or liquids classified in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 in Annex I to this Regulation as follows:
aa)
as flammable gases in point 2.2,
bb)
as flammable liquids in item 2.6, if they have a flashpoint of no more than 55 degrees Celsius,
cc)
as pyrophoric liquids in point 2.9,
dd)
as acutely toxic in point 3.1.2 category 1 or 2 or
ee)
as corrosive in point 3.2.2.6.
Print systems must be at the same time as:
a)
Pressure equipment within the meaning of Directive 2014 /68/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15. May 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the provision of pressure equipment on the market (OJ L 327, 28.5.2014 164), with the exception of pressure equipment within the meaning of Article 4 (3) of this Directive,
b)
transportable pressure equipment within the meaning of the Directive 2010 /35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 Council Directive 76 /767/EEC, 84 /525/EEC, 84 /526/EEC, 84 /527/EEC and 1999 /36/EC (OJ No L 73, 27.2.1984, p. 1), where Article 1 (3) of Directive 2010 /35/EC does not apply, or
c)
simple pressure vessels within the meaning of Directive 2014 /29/EU of the of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States on the provision of simple pressure vessels on the market (OJ L 327, 28.11.2014 45), with the exception of simple pressure vessels with a maximum pressure-content product of 50 bar-litres
2.2
Asset parts in the sense of number 1 are
a)
Pressure equipment as specified in point 2.1, set 2 (a), which are pressure vessels,
b)
Pressure equipment according to point 2.1 Set 2 (a), which are steam or hot water generators,
c)
Pressure equipment as referred to in point 2.1, second sentence, point (a), the pipelines for the first sentence of point 2.1, point (1) (c) d
d)
simple pressure vessels according to point 2.1 sentence 2 (c),
e)
transportable pressure equipment according to point 2.1 set 2 (b)
The parts of the equipment are associated with their equipment within the meaning of Article 2 (4) of Directive 2014 /68/EU and any other security-influencing equipment.
2.3
Mapping of asset parts in accordance with point 2.2 to point 5.9, Table 3 to 11:
a)
Overheated liquids are liquids whose vapor pressure is at the maximum permissible temperature more than 0.5 bar above the normal atmospheric pressure (1,013 bar).
b)
Fluid group 1 includes fluids classified as follows in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
aa)
explosive substances/mixtures according to Annex I, point 2.1,
bb)
flammable gases according to Annex I, point 2.2,
cc)
flammable liquids listed in Annex I number 2.6,
dd)
pyrophoric liquids according to Annex I, point 2.9,
ee)
acutely toxic to appendix I, point 3.1.2, Category 1,
et seq.)
acutely toxic in accordance with Annex I, point 3.1.2, Category 2,
gg)
oxidising liquids in accordance with Annex I, point 2.13,
hh)
oxidising gases in accordance with Annex I number 2.4.
The fluid group 1 includes flammable liquids of category 3 only if, in use, the maximum permissible temperature is above the flashpoint, but limited to a flashpoint of 55 degrees Celsius. The fluid group includes all fluids that are not referred to as fluid group.
c)
Etching Substances are those according to Annex I, Section 3.2.2.6 of Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
2.4
For the allocation of asset parts as set out in point 2.2 to point 5.9, Table 2 to 11, may be replaced by the manufacturer specified The maximum permissible pressure PS is also based on the permissible operating pressure PB fixed by the employer and secured by a piece of equipment with safety function. This operating pressure shall be documented in the hazard assessment and shall be included in the test certificate or the recording of the test before the initial entry into service or on the basis of the test for a verifiable change
3.
A person qualified for examination in the sense of this Section shall be subject to the examination referred to in Article 2 (6) of this Section. Qualification outside
a)
have relevant technical vocational training,
b)
for at least one year's experience in the manufacture, assembly, operation or maintenance of the plant or plant components to be tested in the sense of this Section and
c)
Your knowledge of pressure hazards due to participation in training or instruction, in particular on the following topics, content:
aa)
Construction and manufacturing process,
bb)
equipment and hedging concepts,
cc)
Installation, installation (lineup) and operation, or Usage,
dd)
intended operation,
ee)
Hazard Assessment,
ff)
Audits, Test sts, Test Methods, including the Evaluation of the Results and
gg)
relevant influences and damage images in practice.
4.
Exams of printing units before commissioning and after verifiable changes
4.1
Appendices as specified in point 2.1, including their parts in accordance with point 2.2, must be checked before the initial entry into service and subject to verifiable changes. The test shall be carried out by an approved monitoring centre. By way of derogation, the examination may be carried out by a person capable of examination, if the installation is composed exclusively of parts of the plant which, prior to the initial entry into service or subject to verifiable changes, correspond to: Point 5.9, Table 2 to 11, may be examined by a person capable of examination. Sentence 3 shall not apply to installations containing piping as set out in the third sentence of point 5.5. Steam boiler installations for the production of steam or hot water, which have been out of service for more than two years, may not be put into service until their plant parts have been subjected to an internal test in accordance with point 2.2 (b)
4.2
During the pre-commissioning check, it is necessary to check whether
a)
the technical documentation required for the exam, such as the EC declaration of conformity, is present and its contents are plausible and
b)
the asset, including the parts of the plant, has been built in accordance with this Regulation and is in a safe state.
The test subject to a verifiable change may be shall confine itself to verifying that the installation has been modified in accordance with this Regulation and that it is functioning safely.
5.
Reversals of the Installations and parts of equipment
5.1
Assets according to point 2.1 and their parts of equipment as specified in point 2.2 shall be considered as recurrent. The test shall, in principle, be carried out by an approved monitoring centre. The test responsibilities for parts of the plant which deviate from the second sentence are set out in point 5.9, Tables 2 to 9. If an installation consists exclusively of parts of the plant which may be reviewed by a person capable of being tested, the system may be reviewed by a person capable of being examined.
5.2
In the repeating check, to determine if
a)
the technical documentation required for the review is available and its contents are plausible,
b)
where the asset is in a state corresponding to this regulation and can be safely used and
c)
the specified technical and organizational measures are in effect.
5.3
The test period for the asset according to point 2.1 to be determined by the employer as part of the risk assessment shall not exceed ten years.
5.4
The test period to be determined in accordance with § 3 (6) in the context of the risk assessment must be carried out at plants under this section at the latest within six months of the date of the Installation of the plant is determined.
5.5
Reversals of the plant parts referred to in point 2.2 consist of external tests, internal tests, Tests and strength tests. The test responsibilities deviating from the second sentence of point 5.1 are set out in point 5.9, Tables 2 to 11. However, in the case of pipes with DN > 25 and PS > 0,5 bar for gases, vapours or superheated liquids which are acutely toxic in accordance with Annex I, point 3.1.2, category 1 of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008, the recurrent tests shall always have to be carried out by a authorised monitoring centre.
5.6
The external testing of plant parts may be omitted
a)
for pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 (a) unless they are fire-heated, gas-heated, or electrically heated, and
b)
in the case of simple pressure vessels according to point 2.2 (d).
In the case of pipes referred to in point 2.2 (c), internal tests
5.7
For external and internal audits of asset parts, you can replace
a)
viewings by other methods and
b)
static pressure samples for strength tests due to non-destructive procedures,
if the employer has a test concept approved by an approved monitoring centre , with which statements of equivalent security are to be achieved. On the basis of a test concept, measures can also be defined on the basis of which a test statement can be made without the need to remove the installation or plant parts. A test result cannot be transferred from one asset to another.
5.8
For asset parts that are listed in point 5.9, Tables 2 to 11 , the maximum time limits laid down in Table 1 shall apply.
1
Maximum time limits for the maximum period of time for the The recurrent checks
of asset parts by an approved monitoring

Asset-side external audit-testing-strength-testing
Steam boiler according to item 5.9 Table 2 1 year 3 years 9 years
Pressure container according to item 5.9, table 3, 4, 5, and 6 2 years
(exceptions according to point 5.6 set 1)
5 years 10 years
Simple pressurised containers according to item 5.9 Table 7- 5 years 10 years
Piping according to item 5.9 Table 8, 9, 10, and 11 5 years-5 years

5.9
For plant parts that may be reviewed according to Tables 2 to 9 by a person qualified for examination, the employer must be subject to the following conditions: Test period to be determined at the risk assessment shall not exceed ten years. By way of derogation from the first sentence, the time limit for the strength tests may be extended to 15 years if, in the context of external or internal testing, it is proved that the plant can be operated safely. The proof must be shown in the documentation of the risk assessment.
2
Mapping and checks of heated
superheated pressure equipment for the production of steam or hot water
with a temperature exceeding 110 degrees Celsius in accordance with point 2.2 sentence 1 (b

inspection group V [litre] hp [bar] test group boundaries
PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ litre] check before commissioning return testoutside
checkingInner
audit strength test
I > 2 > 0.5 ≤ 50 bP bP bP bP
II > 2 > 0.5 ≤ 32 50 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 200 bP bP bP bP
III ≤ 1 000 > 0.5 ≤ 32 200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 ZÜS bP bP bP
1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
IV PS > 0.5 and V > 1 000 or PS > 32 or
PS ⋅ V > 3 000
ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person
3
Assignment and testing of pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2, set 1
, point (a) and (e), for gases, vapours and superheated fluids of fluid group 1

CheckgroupV [liter] Test group boundaries
PS [Bar] or PS ⋅ V [Bar ⋅ Litre] Check before commissioning Refreshening testOuter
CheckingInner
Audit strength test
I > 1 PS > 0.5 and 25 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 50 bP bP bP bP
II > 1 PS > 0,5 and 50 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 200 bP bP bP bP
III ≤ 1 200 < PS ≤ 1 000 ZÜS bP bP bP
> 1 0, 5 < PS ≤ 1 Bar and
200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000
bP
PS > 1 Bar and 200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 ZÜS
IV ≤ 1 PS > 1 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 1 0, 5 < PS ≤ 1 Bar and PS ⋅ V > 1 000 bP bP bP bP
PS > 1 Bar and PS ⋅ V > 1 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜSZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person
4
Mapping and testing of pressure vessels according to point 2.2 Set 1
(a) and (e) for gases, vapours and superheated fluids of fluid group 2

Testing group V [litre] test group boundaries
PS [Bar] or PS ⋅ V [Bar ⋅ Litre] Check before Commissioning Return TestOuter
CheckingInner
Audit FestigCheck
I > 1 PS > 0.5 and 50 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 200 bP bP bP bP
II > 1 0, 5 < PS ≤ 1 and 200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 bP bP bP bP
PS > 1 and 200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 ZÜS
III ≤ 1 1 000 < PS ≤ 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 1 0, 5 < PS ≤ 1 and 1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 3 000 bP bP bP bP
PS > 1 and 1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 750 PS > 1 and PS ≤ 4
IV ≤ 1 PS > 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜSZÜS
> 1 PS > 4 and PS ⋅ V > 3 000

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person audit
Table 5
Mapping and testing of pressure vessels according to point 2.2
set 1 (a) and (e) for non-superheated fluids of the fluid group 1

Check_group_V [liter]
PS [Bar] or PS ⋅ V [Bar ⋅ L] Check before inservice-
Acceptable test Outer
CheckingInner
Audit FestigCheck
I > 1 0, 5 < PS ≤ 10 and PS ⋅ V > 200 bP bP bP bP
II ≤ 1 PS > 500 PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 bP bP bP bP
1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 10 000 ZÜS
PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 1 10 < PS ≤ 500 and PS ⋅ V > 200 ZÜS bP bP bP
III > 1 PS > 500 PS ⋅ V ≤ 10 000 ZÜS bP bP bP
PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜSZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved Inspection post; bP-qualified person
6
Mapping and testing of pressure vessels as specified in point 2.2
sentence 1 (a) and e for non-superheated fluid group

Checkgroup V [litre] Test group limits
PS [Bar] or PS ⋅ V [Bar ⋅ Liter] Review Commissioning Rep ReviewOuter
CheckingInner
Audit FestigAudit
I ≤ 10 PS > 1 000 PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 bP bP bP bP
1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 10 000 ZÜS bP bP bP
PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 10 10 < PS ≤ 500 PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS bP bP bP
II > 10 PS > 500 and PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜSZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-for review qualified person
7
Mapping and testing of
simple pressure vessels according to point 2.2 set 1 letter d

Audience Group Limits
PS ⋅ V [Bar ⋅ Litre] Check before commissioning return checkInner
audit strength test
I PS > 0,5 and 50 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 200 bP bP bP
II PS > 0.5 and 200 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 ZÜS bP bP
III PS > 0,5 and 1 000 < PS ⋅ V ≤ 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
IV PS > 0,5 und PS ⋅ V > 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person
8
Mapping and Tests
of pipelines referred to in point 2.2, set 1
, point (c) for gases, vapours and superheated liquids,
provided that the properties referred to in point 2.1, first sentence, point (d) are given,
with the exception of "corrosive" or "flammable" Category 3 liquids "
as defined in point 3.1.2 of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008,
if the liquid is heated at most to the flashpoint

The third sentence of paragraph 5.5 is indicated.
Test group test group boundary test before commissioning return testPS [Bar] DN or PS [Bar] ⋅ DNPS [Bar] ⋅ DNOuter
Testing strength test
I 0, 5 < PS ≤ 10 25 < DN ≤ 100 bP bP bP
> 10 25 < DN ≤ 100
PS ⋅ DN ≤ 1 000
II 0, 5 < PS ≤ 10 100 < DN ≤ 350 ≤ 2 000
bP bP bP
10 < PS ≤ 40 1 000 < PS ⋅ DN ≤ 3 500
> 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 40 25 < DN ≤ 100
III 0, 5 < PS ≤ 10 DN > 350 ≤ 2 000
bP bP bP
10 < PS ≤ 35 PS ⋅ DN > 3 500
> 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 35 DN > 100

Legend: ZÜS- Approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person
9
Mapping and testing of piping
according to point 2.2, sentence 1 Point (c) for gases, vapours,
superheated liquids, provided that the following properties
are given in accordance with point 2.1, first sentence, point (d):
"corrosive" and "flammable liquids of category 3"
within the meaning of Annex I, point 3.1.2 of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008,
if the liquid is to be heated at most to the flash

Test group test group boundary test boundary test before commissioning return checkPS [Bar] DN or
PS [Bar] ⋅ DNPS [Bar] ⋅ DNexterior
Audit strength check
I 0, 5 < PS ≤ 31.25 PS ⋅ DN > 1 000 ≤ 2 000 bP bP bP
0, 5 < PS ≤ 35 PS ⋅ DN ≤ 3 500
> 31,25 DN > 32 > 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 35 DN ≤ 100
II 0, 5 < PS ≤ 35 PS ⋅ DN > 3 500 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
0, 5 < PS ≤ 20 PS ⋅ DN ≤ 5 000
> 35 DN > 100
> 20 DN ≤ 250
III 0, 5 < PS ≤ 20 PS ⋅ DN > 5 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
> 20 DN > 250

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point; bP-qualified person
10
Mapping and checks by Pipelines
in accordance with point 2.2, first sentence, point (c), for non-superheated liquids,
provided that the characteristics specified in point 2.1, first sentence, point (d) are given,
except "corrosive" and "flammable liquids of category 3"
in the The meaning of point 3.1.2 of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008,
if the liquid is heated up to the point of flashpoint at

Test group test group boundary check before commissioning return testPS [Bar] DN or PS [Bar] ⋅ DNexterior
Audit FestigAudit
I 0, 5 < PS ≤ 10 PS ⋅ DN > 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
II 10 < PS ≤ 500 PS ⋅ DN > 2 000 and DN > 25 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
III > 500 DN > 25 ZÜS ZÜSZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point
Table 11
Mapping and testing of pipelines
according to point 2.2, first sentence, point (c) for non-superheated liquids,
, provided that the following
properties are specified in point 2.1 Point 1 (d):
"corrosive" and "flammable liquids of category 3"
within the meaning of point 3.1.2 of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008,
if the liquid heats up to the flash point at most.

Audit group test group boundary check before commissioning resumingPS [Bar] DN or PS [Bar] ⋅ DNOuter
Testing strength test
I 10 < PS ≤ 500 PS ⋅ DN > 5 000 and
DN > 200
ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS
II > 500 DN > 200 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS

Legend: ZÜS-approved monitoring point

6.
Specific test requirements for specific Installations and plant or equipment by way of derogation from the test requirements referred to in points 4 and 5 shall apply to the installations referred to in point 6 and to their parts of the plant, the test requirements described below. The test period to be determined by the employer for the periodic tests referred to in paragraph 6 shall not exceed ten years, unless otherwise specified in the following test requirements:
6.1
Tubular furnaces in process engineering tube furnaces in process engineering systems consisting exclusively of tube arrangements can be before the initial start-up or after a verifiable change and recurring by a person qualified for examination.
6.2
Refrigeration And Heat Pump Systems
6.2.1
In refrigeration and heat pump systems, which are operated with refrigerants in a closed circuit and which have to be tested on a regular basis by an approved monitoring centre must be carried out at least every five years at the latest.
6.2.2
Reformer internal exams and strength checks must be performed only if the plant part is taken out of service for repair work
6.3
Condensation heads and separators for gas bubbles The test before the initial entry into service, the test after a verifiable change and the recurrent validation can be performed by a qualified person at
a)
Condensation Heads and
b)
Gas blowing separators, where the gas space is 10 percent of the total gas space Container contents are limited.
6.4
Steam Heated Mulch Presses and Presses for Machine Ironing Before initial commissioning, The examination after a verifiable change and the periodic examination may be carried out by a person qualified for examination at
a)
steam-heated muldenpresses and
b)
Pressing for machine ironing, steaming, sticking, fixing and the fixing of similar treatment processes for textiles and leather products
6.5
Pressing gas condensers In the case of compressed gas condensers, the Tests carried out before the first entry into service or after a verifiable change and the periodic tests are carried out by a person capable of testing.
6.6
Not directly heated heat generators and expansion vessels in heating and cooling systems The test before the initial start-up, the test after a auditable change and the recurrent check can be performed by a qualified person at
a)
not directly heated heat generators with a heating medium temperature of at most 120 degrees Celsius, and
b)
expansion vessels in heating and cooling systems with water temperatures of at most 120 degrees Celsius.
6.7
Plant parts for the production of water vapor or hot water by heat recovery In plant parts where water vapor or hot water in a Production processes by heat recovery are determined by the assignment of the examiners according to point 5.9, Table 4. The recurrent test rists from point 5.8 (Table 1) for pressure vessels shall apply in accordance with item 5.9, Table 4. By way of derogation from the first sentence, the assignment of the examiners to installations in which flue gases are cooled and the water vapour produced or the hot water produced is not predominantly supplied to the processing plant shall be determined in accordance with point 5.9 Table 2. The recurrent test rists from point 5.8 Table 1 for steam boilers shall apply in accordance with point 5.9 Table 2.
6.8
Pipe lines with test program deviation from point 5.9, Table 8 to 11, tests assigned there to an approved monitoring centre may be carried out by a person qualified for examination, if
a)
based on the hazard assessment in a review program, the recurring checks of Pipelines referred to in point 2.2, first sentence, point (c), have been established in writing, and
b)
an approved monitoring body certifies that the provisions of the
the approved monitoring body must verify at random whether the written specifications are complied with and the tests are carried out. The maximum time limits for piping according to point 5.8 table 1.
6.9
Bottles for respiratory protection devices
6.9.1
Bottles for respiratory protection equipment for work and rescue purposes must be carried out every five years, including external tests, internal tests, strength tests and, if necessary, Weight tests are carried out by an approved monitoring centre.
6.9.2
Bottles for breathing apparatus used as diving equipment , all two and a half years of external tests, internal tests and, if necessary, weight tests and all five years of strength tests must be carried out by an approved monitoring centre.
6.9.3
In the case of bottles for respirators, which are placed on the market with equipment as a ready-to-use assembly, the test before commissioning is no longer required, provided that the Manufacturer has specified the next inspection date on the bottle.
6.9.4
After a check, the current and the next check date is on the Bottle body shall be indicated. The creation of a collection test certificate and its compliance with the employer is sufficient.
6.10
Pressure tank with gas cushion in Pressure fluid systems
6.10.1
In pressurised containers with gas cushions in pressurized fluid systems, recurring internal tests only have to be carried out after ten years. , provided that the liquids and gases used do not have a corrosive effect on the container wall and that the pressure vessels according to point 5.9 are to be assigned to one of the following test groups: style="font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ">
a)
Review Group IV according to Table 3, if PS > 1 Bar is,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is, or
c)
Test Group IV by table 4.
6.10.2
In the case of oil reservoirs in oil-hydraulic control systems, the periodic tests referred to in point 5 may be used.
6.11
Pressure vessels as installation parts in electrical switching devices and switchgear
6.11.1
In the case of pressure vessels used as an installation part only in electrical switchgear and switchgear, the recurrent internal tests can be up to Repair work shall be completed if it is filled with dry air in such a way that no corrosive effect is exerted on the wall of the container and that, according to point 5.9, one of the following test groups is to be assigned:
a)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 Bar is,
b)
Test group IV according to Table 4 or
c)
Test group IV according to Table 7 with a print-content product of more than 1 000 bar-litre.
By way of derogation from the first sentence, however, internal tests must be carried out on main containers after 10 years, in intermediate containers and at the containers directly connected to the switchgear after 15 years
6.11.2
In the case of pressurised containers according to point 6.11.1, the periodic strength tests can be omitted. However, the internal checks are to be supplemented by strength checks if
a)
subject to review Changes have taken place or
b)
the internal tests for the assessment of the safety-related condition of the containers are not sufficient.
6.11.3
In the case of pressure vessels of insulating and extinguishing agent storage containers as well as of hydraulic accumsers in electrical Switching equipment or switchgear filled with gases or liquids which do not have a corrosive effect on container walls can be used for repeated tests if the pressure vessels as part of the plant are one of the following: To assign audit groups according to item 5.9:
a)
test group IV according to table 3,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is, or
c)
Test Group IV by table 4.
6.11.4
In the case of pressure vessels that do not fall under the numbers 6.11.1 to 6.11.3, the tests can be carried out prior to the first entry into service or after a change in the test subject and the periodic tests carried out by a person qualified for examination, if the pressure vessels are
a)
as an installation part in high-voltage electrical switchgear, high-voltage installations and gas-insulated pipe rails for electrical power transmission,
b)
the electrical equipment required for its function under superatmospheric pressure-release or insulating means and
c)
one of the following audit groups according to number 5.9 are:
aa)
Test Group IV according to Table 3,
bb)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is or
cc)
test group IV according to table 4.
The periodic tests of the pressure vessels as set out in the first sentence may be omitted, provided that they are gases or Gas mixtures, which do not have a corrosive effect on container walls.
6.12
Muffler in pipe lines In the case of silencers, the silencers in the Pipelines are installed, and recurrent internal tests can be omitted.
6.13
Pressure vessels of fire extinguishers and fire extinguishers. Extinguishers
6.13.1
In the case of portable fire extinguishers that are placed on the market as a ready-to-use assembly, the test shall be omitted Commissioning. In the case of portable fire extinguishers, the periodic tests may be carried out by a person capable of testing if the product of maximum permissible pressure PS and the relevant volume V at most 1 000 bar-litre
6.13.2
In the case of pressure vessels of fire extinguishers, which are put under pressure only when used, and in the case of pressure vessels of Carbon dioxide fire extinguishers need to be carried out recurrent tests after the test rists have expired only if they are opened for maintenance purposes or if they are refilled or refilled with extinguishing agents. In the case of fire extinguishers and extinguishing agent containers, strength tests can be omitted if extinguishing powder is used as extinguishing agent and no defects have been detected during the internal testing.
6.13.3
In the case of portable fire extinguishers with inner lining, repeated strength tests can be dispensed with, provided that the inner tests do not damage the lining has been identified. In addition, point 5.8.
6.13.4
In the case of extinguishing medium containers for stationary extinguishing systems, which are used for the storage of extinguishing gases which are not corrosive. , recurrent tests shall be carried out after the test rists have expired only if the extinguishing agent containers are opened for repair purposes or if extinguishing agents are refilled after use.
6.14
Pressure vessels and pipes with liner or lining
6.14.1
In the case of pressure vessels and pipes with lining, repeat strength tests can be omitted, provided that the internal tests do not damage the Clothing has been identified. In addition, the number 5.8.
6.14.2
In the case of pressure vessels and pipes with a brick lining, the recurring tests can be omitted. However, if
a)
parts of the brick lining, internal checks must be carried out in the internal test. have been removed to the extent of 1 square meter or more,
b)
walls have been exposed or
c)
Seizing or damage to the walls of the containers or piping have been detected.
By way of derogation from the sentences 1 and 2, internal tests and tests must be carried out. Strength tests are performed when the lining has been completely removed.
6.14.3
pressurised container and piping with a The space between the lining and the jacket must not be checked repeatedly if the space is tested with regard to the tightness of the lining and if the space between the lining and the jacket is checked and the space between the lining and style="font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ">
a)
the method of checking tightness from the approved monitoring center for reliability and
b)
in the test records according to § 17 a proof of the test of the intermediate space is included.
In the case of pressure vessels, the test data is checked for the test of the test data. The first sentence shall be carried out if it is opened in the course of repair work after the expiry of the time limits referred to in point 5.8, Table 1, in such a way that it is accessible to an internal audit and, in accordance with point 5.9, of one of the following test groups:
a)
Audit Group IV according to Table 3,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is, or
c)
Test Group IV by table 4.
6.15
Fixed pressure vessels for granular or dusty goods In stationary pressure vessels for grainy or dust-like goods recurrent strength tests. If there are indications of damage to the pressure-bearing wall, non-destructive testing methods must be used in the internal test. In addition, point 5.8.
6.16
Vehicle container for liquid, granular or dustlike goods
6.16.1
In the case of vehicle containers for liquid, granular or dustlike goods without own safety devices, the time limit for the recurring tests begins with the Date of manufacture of the container.
6.16.2
In the case of vehicle containers for grainy or dust-like goods, the periodic strength tests can be performed
6.16.3
As part of the recurring internal testing of the vehicle containers, random non-destructive tests are carried out, for example Surface risk tests, to be carried out on high-stress welds.
6.16.4
In road vehicle containers for liquid, granular or dust-like After two years external tests must be carried out by an approved monitoring centre if, in accordance with point 5.9, they are to be assigned to one of the following test groups:
a)
Review Group IV according to Table 3,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is, or
c)
Test Group IV by table 4.
6.17
Pressure vessels for non-corrosive gases or gas mixtures
6.17.1
The internal exams of an undiscovered pressure vessel for gases or gas mixtures that do not have a corrosive effect on the container wall are shall be carried out not later than after ten years if, in accordance with point 5.9, they are to be assigned to one of the following test groups:
a)
Test Group IV according to Table 3, if PS > 1 bar is,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 Bar is, or
c)
Audit Group IV according to Table 4.
6.17.2
Consists of the pressure-bearing wall of undiscovered pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures that do not have a corrosive effect on the container wall, neither partly made of high-strength fine-grained structural steels, the recurring strength tests can be omitted, if
a)
the check before the initial startup or after a verifiable change is less than 10 years or
b)
in the most recent internal audit, no defects have been found.
6.17.3
On undiscovered pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures that do not have a corrosive effect on the container wall, it can be used for the periodic test Inspection of the inner wall is not required if the containers
a)
are exclusively stored of propane, butane or their mixtures with a standardized degree of purity,
b)
have no internals, for example, heaters or stiffening rings, have and
c)
have a maximum of 3 tons of capacity.
6.17.4
Earth-covered pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures that do not have a corrosive effect on the container wall are the pressure vessels according to point 6.17.1 , if they are protected against damage caused by chemical and mechanical effects by means of special protective measures and, in accordance with point 5.9, be assigned to one of the following test groups:
a)
Review Group IV according to Table 3,
b)
Test Group III according to Table 4, if PS > 1 bar is, or
c)
Test Group IV by table 4.
The special protective measures against damage after the first set of 1 shall include, in particular, the equipment with
a)
bituminous envelopes and additional cathodic corrosion protection,
b)
additional outer container Steel and leakage monitoring of the intermediate space or
c)
of an external coating with suitable coating materials, which are subject to the demands of the intended use of the coating.
the
protection measures referred to in the second sentence shall be included in the test before the initial entry into service or after a change in the test subject to the test. The following are to be considered recurrent:
a)
the effectiveness of cathodic corrosion protection annually from one to the Test qualified person,
b)
the function of the cathodic corrosion protection and leak monitoring facilities every two years from a test capable of being tested Person and
c)
cathodic corrosion protection systems with external power every four years from an approved monitoring centre.
6.17.5
In electrically heated pressure vessels according to point 5.9 Table 4 of the test group III, if PS > 1 bar, and the test group IV for carbonic acid, the outer pressure vessels can be Tests carried out by a person capable of testing.
6.17.6
Testing of pressure vessels for evaporating non-corrodible Gases or mixtures of gas which consist exclusively of pipe arrangements shall be tested before the initial entry into service or after a change in the test subject, irrespective of the maximum allowable pressure and volume of the gas or gas mixture of the qualified person. Recurrent internal tests and strength tests must be carried out only if the pressure vessels for repair work are taken out of service. The test in accordance with the second sentence may be carried out by a person capable of examination.
6.17.7
The installation of containers manufactured in series and falling within the test jurisdiction of an approved inspection body in accordance with point 5.9, Tables 3 and 4, may be examined by a person qualified for examination, if the container is equipped with equipment as an assembly within the meaning of the Directive 2014 /68/EU has been placed on the market and the equipment within the meaning of Article 2 (4) and (5) of Directive 2014 /68/EU is included in the assembly.
6.18
Pressure vessels and attached piping for gases or gas mixtures with operating temperatures of less than -10 degrees CelsiusIn pressure vessels and on them connected pipes for gases or gas mixtures, the operating temperatures of which are constantly kept below -10 degrees Celsius, the recurrent internal tests and strength tests must be carried out only if the pressure vessels and Pipe lines for repair work are taken out of service. These tests must be carried out by approved monitoring centres, even if the maximum pressure allowed is less than 1 bar.
6.19
Pressure container and attached piping for gases or gas mixtures in liquid state
6.19.1
In pressurised containers and attached piping for flammable gases and gas mixtures in liquid state, on the walls of the containers and pipes
a)
have a corrosive effect, every two years must have external tests of an approved If the monitoring site is performed,
b)
do not have a corrosive effect, every two years external tests must be carried out by a person capable of being examined.
6.19.2
In the case of heated pressure vessels for the storage of flammable gases or gas mixtures in the liquid state, they must be held every two years. Tests carried out by an approved monitoring centre.
6.19.3
In the case of pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures in the liquid state, the The re-examination of recurring tests from their place of installation and re-established in another place after these tests have been carried out may be omitted,
a)
if the ports and equipment of the pressure vessel have not been changed and
b)
at the new site, an inspection of the existing plant parts before the start of operation of a similar pressure vessel has already been carried out
6.19.4
The tests referred to in points 6.19.1 and 6.19.2 shall be deemed to have been carried out on time, by way of derogation from § 16 (3), if they have been carried out until the end of the period of At the end of the year, they will be carried out.
6.20
Roting steam-heated cylinders rotating steam-heated cylinders must be repeated Strength tests are only carried out if the cylinders are removed from the machine frame and the wall thicknesses are correspondingly dimensioned securely. In addition, point 5.8.
6.21
Steinhärtekessel
6.21.1
In stone-curing islands according to item 5.9, Table 4, the periodic internal checks must be carried out every two years.
6.21.2
The repair areas must be subjected to a surface-to-surface examination by an approved one-of-a-kind in the field of stone-hardcover with inserted patches. Monitoring point.
6.21.3
In the areas of patches with a length of more than 400 millimetres in the longitudinal direction, the first one must be Surface risk assessment according to point 6.21.2 is carried out half a year after repair.
6.21.4
On the tests referred to in point 6.21.2, the test can be performed , unless defects have been identified in five successive inspections of the repair areas.
6.22
Pressure vessels and Glass pipes
6.22.1
In the case of pressure vessels and pipes made of glass, except for experimental autoclaves, as specified in 6.24, the recurrences may be The tests referred to in point 5 are deleted. If the containers or piping are to be subjected to load-bearing media, the thickness of the wall must be measured at intervals to be determined in accordance with the operating stresses of a person capable of testing.
6.22.2
Equipment with pressure vessels and pipes made of glass must be changed before the initial entry into service or after a verifiable change in addition, a leak test is carried out by a person capable of testing.
6.23
pressurised container in Heat transfer systems
6.23.1
In the case of pressure vessels in heat transfer systems in which heat transfer oils are heated or in which these heat transfer oils are heated or their vapors are used for heat release, the following tests must be carried out by an approved monitoring centre:
a)
a check before the initial start-up or after a verifiable change if the product is more than 100 from the maximum allowable pressure PS and the relevant volume V Bar-liter, and
b)
Recurring tests if the product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and the relevant volume V is more than 500 bar-liters. In addition, point 5.8.
6.23.2
Heat-transfer systems with containers referred to in point 6.23.1 and parts of these installations may be used before the first-time period. Commissioning and after a repair or a verifiable change are only put into service after they have been tested for tightness by a person capable of testing.
6.23.3
Heat transfer systems with containers referred to in point 6.23.1 may only be operated if the heat transfer medium is capable of being tested at least once a year Person has been checked for further usability.
6.24
Test autoclaves
6.24.1
In experimental autoclaves, recurrent internal checks and strength tests must be carried out by an approved monitoring site when the product is The maximum allowable pressure PS and the relevant volume V is more than 100 bar-liters. In addition, point 5.8.
6.24.2
Test autoclaves must be checked after each use by a person qualified for examination.
6.25
Heating plates in corrugated board generating systems heating plates in corrugated board generation systems require recurring strength tests only when the heating plates are removed from the machine frame. Internal tests can be dispensed with.
6.26
Water heating systems for drinking water or service water in the case of pressure vessels used to heat closed containers. Water spaces in water heating systems with a maximum permissible temperature of the heating medium not exceeding 110 degrees Celsius may be used for testing prior to the initial entry into service or after a verifiable change and the following conditions: shall be carried out by a person qualified for examination. Periodic inspections shall be carried out on a yearly basis when heat transfer media contain substances or mixtures which are dangerous in their respective versions in accordance with Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. In other respects, points 5.6 and 5.9.
6.27
Pneumatic wine presses (membrane presses, hose presses)
6.27.1
The periodic tests referred to in point 5 may be omitted from pressure vessels for the pressing of grapes, provided that they are tested at least once a year by one for testing have been tested for visible damage. However, if damage is detected or repaired, internal tests and strength tests must be carried out. In the case of pressure vessels to be assigned to test groups II, III or IV in accordance with point 5.9, Table 4, the test in accordance with the second sentence shall be carried out by an approved inspection body.
6.27.2
Equipment of pressure vessels referred to in point 6.27.1 must be reviewed every five years, and that is
a)
for pressurised containers in accordance with item 5.9 Table 4 of the test group III, if PS > 1 bar, and a Assignment to test group IV, from an approved monitoring point,
b)
also from a person capable of checking.
6.28
Plate heat exchangers for plate heat exchangers consisting of detachably connected plates, the tests can be carried out before the initial start-up or after a
6.29
Food storage container
6.29.1
In the case of pressurised containers according to item 5.9 Table 4, which are used for the storage of foodstuffs, the periodic tests referred to in point 5.5 may be omitted, provided that the Pressure vessels have been tested at least once a year by a person capable of checking for visible damage.
6.29.2
Equipment of Pressure vessels according to point 6.29.1, which are filled, emptied or sterilized under pressure, must be tested prior to the initial entry into service, after a verifiable amendment and recurrent every five years. The tests shall be carried out by approved monitoring centres if the operating pressure is more than 1 bar.
6.30
Ready-to-use Printing equipment and pressure equipment in ready-to-use machines
6.30.1
ready-to-use printing equipment When ready for use, manufactured as standard Pressure equipment with pressure equipment within the meaning of Directive 2014 /68/EU or with simple pressure vessels within the meaning of Directive 2014 /29/EU may carry out an inspection prior to putting into service without reference to a parking place on a sample by an approved If the product of maximum permissible pressure PS and the relevant volume V is at most 1 000 bar-litre for equipment or containers, the monitoring centre shall be carried out. The pre-commissioning test must be carried out by a person capable of testing.
6.30.2
Pressure equipment in ready-to-use machinery used in the manufacture of finished machines with built-in pressure equipment as defined in point 2.1, second sentence, point (a) and (b) or simple pressure vessels within the meaning of point 2.1, second sentence, point (c), the test shall be checked before the initial entry into service of the technical documentation required for the examination and the contents of the test containers plausible is. However, the first sentence shall apply only if the certificate of conformity covers the correct selection of the pressure equipment for the intended mode of operation, as well as the safe installation and installation in the machine, and it is shown that the safety of the pressure equipment does not depends on the installation conditions of the machine.
6.31
Assets used as intended for the location-changing use Pressure vessel installations as referred to in point 2.1, first sentence, point (b), which are used at changing sites, shall not be required after the change of the site of the site to be re-examined before putting into service, if
a)
a certificate of another test carried out elsewhere before commissioning ,
b)
has not produced a new mode of operation, and the connection ratios and equipment remain unchanged and
c)
no special requirements are to be made to the lineup.
For special requirements for the installation, it is sufficient if the safe installation at the place of operation is a person who is qualified for the examination is checked and a certificate is issued.
6.32
Place-fixed filling systems for GaseThe examinations by number 4.1 for the filling installations referred to in point 2.1, first sentence, point (c), double letter bb and cc, including the parts of the plant, must be carried out by an approved monitoring centre. In the case of the filling installations referred to in point 2.1, first sentence, point (c) (a) (aa) and (bb), the periodic tests may be carried out by a person capable of examination. For the filling installations referred to in point 2.1, first sentence, point (c) (cc), the periodic tests shall be carried out every five years by an approved monitoring body.
6.33
Pressure containers with quick-locking quick-release fasteners from pressure vessels must additionally carry out at least every two years of recurring external tests according to the The test responsibilities of Tables 3 and 4 are performed if they are to be assigned in accordance with point 5.9 of one of the following test groups:
a)
Test Group IV according to Table 3 or
b)
Test Group III or IV by table 4.
6.34
movable pressure equipment in accordance with Annex 2, section 4, point 2.1, second sentence, point (bIn the case of transportable pressure equipment in the sense of the Directive 2010 /35/EU, which shall be filled and emptied in another place, shall be waived by the tests referred to in Section 4 (4) and (5) if the transportable pressure equipment meets the requirements of Directive 2010 /35/EU for testing and use
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appendix 3 (to § 14 paragraph 4)
audit rules for certain work equipment

(site: BGBl. I 2015, 87-90)
Section 1Cranes
1.
Scope and Target
1.1
This section applies to inspections of the following cranes (hoists):
trolley, boom, turn, derrick, bridge, wall, portal, pivot arm, turmdreh, Vehicle, truck, loading, truck mounted, swimming, offshore and cable cranes. For truck loading cranes with a load torque of more than 300 kionewtonmeters or a boom length of more than 15 meters, the test requirements as set out in this section for vehicle cranes shall apply.
1.2
The tests are to be carried out with the aim of ensuring the protection of employees from hazards caused by the cranes mentioned.
2.
Review experts in the sense of this section are qualified persons in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6, which are additionally
a)
have completed education as an engineer or have comparable knowledge and experience in the
b)
at least three years ' experience in the design, construction, maintenance or testing of the (c)
sufficient knowledge of the relevant patients and have been involved in the audit activity of a test expert for at least six months,
c)
Rules and Rules,
d)
have the facilities and documents required for the audit, and
e)
keeping your technical knowledge up to date.
3.
Check Test responsibilities and test records
3.1
For power-operated cranes, the test rists and test rists set out in Table 1 shall apply. Test responsibilities.
3.2
For manually operated or partially powered cranes, the test rists defined in Table 2 shall apply. Test responsibilities.
3.3
By way of derogation from § 14, paragraph 7, first sentence, records of the entire period of use of the working medium shall be recorded.
3.4
The cranes referred to in Tables 1 and 2 are, after exceptional events, by a person qualified for examination in accordance with § 2 (6) and subject to amendments by a test expert. Article 14 (3), first sentence, shall not apply to this extent. § 14 Paragraph 2 remains unaffected.
1
Test sts and test responsibilities for specific cranes

crane check after assembly, installation and before the first commissioning check
Laufkatzen Review expert At least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
Arm and turntable Review expert at least annually by one for review Qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
Derrickkrane Examination is unnecessary because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
and
at least every 4 years of operation by a test expert
bridgehrane, wall cranes Review expert at least annually by a qualified person after § 2 Paragraph 6
Portalkrane Review expert at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
swivel arm cranes Review expert at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 (6)
Turmrevolving cranes for exam qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6 At least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 (6)
and
at least every 4 years of operation, in the 14. and 16. Operating year, and thereafter at least annually by a test expert
mobile tower cranes (Auto-tower cranes) with air-conditioned and driven undercarriage; the movements are controlled by a driver's cab in the undercarriage and the crane movements are controlled by a crane, located in or on the tower Examination is unnecessary because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least half-yearly by one for review Qualified person in accordance with § 2 Paragraph 6
and
at least every 4 years of operation, in the 14. and 16. Operating year, and thereafter at least annually by a test expert
Vehicle cranes Examination is unnecessary because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least once a year, by a qualified Person in accordance with § 2 Paragraph 6
and
at least every 4 years of operation, in the 13. Operating year and thereafter at least annually by a test expert
Lkw loading cranes
a) basically
Examination is not required because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3at least annually by a person qualified for examination in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
(b) with more than 300 kNm of load torque or with more than 15 m of boom length Examination is unnecessary because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 Paragraph 6
and
at least all 4 Years of operation, in 13. Operating year, and thereafter at least annually by a test expert
Lkw-mountable cranes Examination is unnecessary because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least once a year, by a qualified Person in accordance with § 2 Paragraph 6
and
at least every 4 years of operation by a test expert
Swimming-and Offshorekrane Test expert, if installation or build-up occurs on site At least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
Cable cranes Examination is no longer required because of § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3at least annually by a person qualified for examination according to § 2 paragraph 6

Table 2
Test rists and test responsibilities
for hand-operated or partially powered cranes

crane inspection after installation, installation and before the first commissioning-return test
hand-operated or partially powered cranes > 1 t load-bearing capacity Review expert at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
Hand-operated or partially powered cranes ≤ 1 t load-bearing capacity to check qualified person in accordance with § 2 (6)at least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6

Section 2liquefied gas installations
1.
Scope and target
1.1
This section applies to tests of liquid gas plants with combustible gases, as they are listed in Table 1. It shall not apply in so far as the appropriate tests are to be carried out in accordance with Annex 2 to this Regulation.
1.2
The tests shall be carried out with the aim of: to ensure the protection of workers from hazards caused by LNG facilities in accordance with Table 1. The assets are to be checked:
a)
Secure installation and lineup, and
b)
tightness and secure function.
2.
definitions
2.1
LNG facilities according to Table 1 are made up of utilities and associated consumables.
2.2
Supply systems consist of pressurized gas containers and all parts that are used to supply the consumables, including the Main locking device.
2.3
Consumables include the gas appliances, including the line and equipment behind
2.4
Gas consumption devices are gas appliances with and without exhaust gas guidance.
2.5
The main locking device is the shut-off device, which can be used to lock the entire utility from the supply system. This can also be the container shut-off valve.
2.6
Local-variable liquefied gas plants are plants where the supply systems or It is possible to use consumables at different sites.
3.
People capable of testing capable of testing in the The terms of this section are those in accordance with § 2 (6).
4.
Exams and audit records
4.1
The liquefied gas plants listed in Table 1 are prior to being put into service for the first time, prior to re-commissioning after verifiable changes and according to the changes in column 2. , should be reviewed by a person capable of being examined on a recurrent basis. § 14 Paragraph 2 and 3 remains unaffected.
1
Retesting for recurrent

liquefied gas reversals
transportable liquid gas system at least every 2 years
stationary liquefied gas system at least every 4 years
liquefied gas system with gas appliances in rooms under earth At least annually
LNG-powered smoker installation at least annually
Liquid gas installations in or on vehicles at least every 2 years
Liquid gas system on machinery and equipment of construction at least annually
Work equipment and equipment with Gas extraction from the liquid phase at least annually
Vehicles with Liquid-gas internal combustion engines which are not subject to road traffic permit orderat least

4.2
By way of derogation from § 14, paragraph 7, first sentence, records are to be kept for the entire period of use of the work equipment.
Section 3Machine Engineering Equipment for event technology
1.
Scope and Objective
1.1
The requirements set out in this section apply to machine tools of the event technology, which are used for the scenic Moving and holding people and loads are used. Machine tools of the event technology are in particular lighting and upper light trains, lighting and gantry bridges, picture walls, stage carriages, decoration and prospecting trains, rotary stages and turntables, electric chain hoists, Aircrafts, camera cranes and camera coupling systems, power-moving decoration elements, luminaire hangers, punches, protective curtains, tripods and sinking equipment.
1.2
The examinations are to be carried out with the aim of protecting employees from hazards due to the above-mentioned equipment of the event technology
2.
Examination experts within the meaning of this section are qualified persons in accordance with § 2 (6), who are qualified for the examination of the test subject. in addition to
a)
have completed training as an engineer or have comparable knowledge and Experience in the field of activity to which their activity relates
b)
over at least three years of experience in the design, construction of maintenance or the examination of safety and mechanical equipment of event and production facilities for scenic presentation, of which at least half a year have been the testing activity of a Test experts,
c)
possess sufficient knowledge of the relevant rules and rules,
d)
with the mode of operation of the event and production technology,
e)
about the
f)
keep your technical knowledge up-to-date
3.
Audit responsibilities, check rists, and audit records
3.1
For the (1) The equipment referred to in point 1 shall apply to the test rists and test responsibilities laid down in the table below.
3.2
The following table 1: The technical equipment of the event technology referred to above shall be considered after exceptional events and after amendments by a test expert. Article 14 (3), first sentence, shall not apply to this extent. § 14 Paragraph 2 remains unaffected.
1
Audit responsibilities and test rists

machine-related work equipment
of the event-technical testing after installation, installation and before the First commissioning check
Work equipment (including attachments), which is under the scope of the Machine Ordinance (Ninth Regulation of the Product Safety Act), insofar as it is concerned At least annually by a qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
and
at least every 4 years by a test expert
a) stationary work equipment Review expert
b) mobile work equipment qualified person in accordance with § 2 paragraph 6
c) mobile work equipment that moves people or moves loads over people Review expert
d) mobile work equipment, with Software-based automated motion sequences Review expert
Working materials (including attachments) that do not fall under the scope of the Machinery Regulation (Ninth Regulation of the Product Safety Act) Checker

3.3
Differing from § 14, paragraph 7, first sentence, records of the the total period of use of the working medium.