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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Regulation on safety and health in the use of work equipment (safety regulations - BetrSichV) BetrSichV Ausfertigung date: 03.02.2015 full quotation: "operational safety regulation from the 3rd February 2015 (BGBl. I S. 49), by article 1 of the Decree of July 13, 2015 (BGBl. I p. 1187) is changed" stand: modified by art. 1 V v. 13.7.2015 I 1187 replaces V 805-3-9 v. 27.9.2002 I 3777 (BetrSichV) for details on the stand number you see in the menu see remarks footnote (+++ text detection from) : 1.6.2015 +++) the V 1 V v. 3.2.2015 was adopted as article I 49 of the Federal Government, the Federal Ministry of economy and energy and the Ministry of labour and Social Affairs with the consent of the Federal Council and in agreement with the Federal Ministry for environment, nature conservation, construction and nuclear safety, as well as with the Federal Ministry of the Interior. You according Article 3 clause 1 of this V on the 1.6.2015 enter into force.

Table of contents table of contents section 1 scope and definitions article 1 scope and objective of article 2 definitions section 2 risk assessment and protection measures section 3 risk assessment section 4 duties of the employer § 5 requirements of the work equipment provided section 6 basic protective measures for the use of work equipment § 7 simplified procedure at the use of work equipment § 8 protection measures of hazards of energies, start-up and shut-down article 9 further protection measures at the use of work equipment § 10 maintenance and amendment of § 11 tools special operating conditions , Malfunctions and accidents section 12 training and special assignment of employees article 13 cooperation of various employer § 14 examination of work equipment section 3 additional regulations for installations requiring a monitoring section 15 examination before commissioning and recommissioning after subject to mandatory testing changes section 16 periodic inspection of section 17 test records and certificates section 18 license requirements section 4 enforcement regulations and Committee on operational safety section 19 disclosure requirements, regulatory exemptions section 20 special provisions for installations requiring a monitoring of the Federal section 21 Committee on operational safety section 5 offences and offences , Final provisions article 22 article 23 offences offences section 24 transitional provisions annex 1 (to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2) Special rules for certain work equipment annex 2 (to the sections 15 and 16) test requirements for installations requiring a monitoring annex 3 (to § 14 paragraph 4) test requirements for specific work equipment section 1 scope and definitions article 1 scope and aim of (1) this Regulation shall apply for the use of work equipment. The aim of this regulation is to ensure the safety and protection of health of workers when using work equipment. This should be achieved in particular by 1 the choice of appropriate work equipment and its safe use, 2. the design of work suitable for the intended use and manufacturing processes, and 3. the qualification and training of employees.
This regulation lays down measures for the protection of other persons in the danger zone in terms of requiring monitoring equipment referred to in annex 2 at the same time, as far as they can be endangered due to the use of these facilities by an employer within the meaning of § 2 paragraph 3.
(2) this Regulation shall not apply in establishments that are subject to the Federal Mining Act, as far as for corresponding legislation. By way of derogation from sentence 1 applies however requiring monitoring units in surface installations, except pipelines referred to in annex 2 section 4 point 2.1 set 1 letter d. (3) this regulation does not apply on ships under foreign flag and on ships, for according to § 10 of the flag law given the authority to conduct the national flag only for the first trip of transfer in any other port has the Federal Ministry of transport and digital infrastructure.
(4) section 3 does not apply to filling plants, are power plants within the meaning of § 3 number 15 of the energy industry Act and on the premises of companies of the public gas supply of these built and operated.
(5) the Federal Ministry of defence may allow exceptions to the provisions of this regulation, when compelling reasons of defence or the fulfilment of international obligations require the Federal Republic of Germany and the safety in other ways.

Article 2 definitions (1) work equipment are tools, equipment, machines or equipment used for work requiring monitoring systems.
(2) the use of work equipment includes any activity with these. These include in particular the mount and install, control, on or switching off or setting, using, operating, maintenance, cleaning, test, rebuild, test, remove, transport and monitor.
(3) an employer, who is determined according to § 2 paragraph 3 of the occupational safety and Health Act as such. The employer is equal, 1 who used a requiring monitoring system without an employer, for commercial or economic purposes, and 2. the ordering party and the intermediate master within the meaning of the work at home.
(4) workers are persons who are determined according to section 2 paragraph 2 of the occupational safety and Health Act as such. The following persons are of the same workers, unless they use work equipment: 1. pupils and students as well as students, 2. in work at home employees to § 1 paragraph 1 of the law on homework as well as 3 other persons, in particular persons who are active in scientific institutions.
(5) expert is, who has the necessary expertise to carry out a task specified in this regulation. The technical qualification requirements depend on the type of the task. The requirements include an appropriate vocational training, work experience or a timely exercised appropriate professional activity. The expertise is by participation to keep training up to date.
(6) person qualified to the test is a person who has the necessary knowledge to the testing of work equipment through their training, their professional experience and their timely professional activity; as far as 2 and 3 additional requirements are laid down with regard to the examination of work equipment in the annexes, they must be met.
(7) maintenance is the totality of all measures for the conservation of the safe state or repatriation in these. Maintenance includes in particular inspection, maintenance and repair.
(8) test is the determination of the Istzustands, the comparison of the Istzustands with the target State as well as assessing the deviation of the Istzustands of the target State.
(9) Prüfpflichtige change is any action which affects the safety of work equipment. Such measures can be also repair work.
(10) State of the art is the development stand of facilities, advanced procedures or modes of operation that secured the practical suitability of a measure or procedure to protect of the health and safety of employees or other persons seem. In determining the State of the art are especially comparable processes to attract facilities or modes of operation which have been tried with success in practice.
(11) danger zone is the area within or in the District of work equipment, where the safety or health of employees and other persons through the use of the work is at risk.
(12) construction includes the Assembly and installation at the place of use.
(13) Überwachungsbedürftige plants are plants referred to in § 2 paragraph 30 of the product safety Act, so far as they are mentioned in annex 2.
(14) the approved monitoring bodies are in annex 2 section 1 mentioned point.
(15) other persons are persons who pursuant to paragraph 4 are not employed or assimilated and are in the danger zone of a monitoring-needy plant inside or outside a facility.
Section 2 risk assessment and protection measures section 3 risk assessment (1) the employer has to assess the occurring risks (risk assessment) prior to the use of work equipment and to derive necessary and appropriate protection measures. The presence of a CE marking to the equipment does not relieve from the obligation to carry out a risk assessment. Sentence 1 only applies to lifts, when used by an employer within the meaning of § 2 paragraph 3 sentence 1.
(2) in the assessment to include all risks arising in the use of work equipment, from 1 are the equipment itself, 2 the working environment and 3 the work items to which are carried out activities with work equipment.
To the risk assessment is to take into account in particular the following: 1 the suitability of work equipment including the ergonomic, age and aging-friendly design, 2. the safety-relevant including the ergonomic correlations between workplace, work equipment, working methods, work organization, workflow, working time and work item, 3. the physical and psychological burden of employees, that occur in the use of work equipment, 4. predictable operating problems and the risk when measures to remove them.
(3) the risk assessment should be begun before the selection and procurement of equipment. These are in particular the suitability of work equipment for the intended use, to take into account the work processes and the organisation of work. The risk assessment must be carried out by qualified personnel only. The employer has not even the knowledge, so he has consulted learned to leave.
(4) the employer has to obtain the information, which are necessary for the risk assessment. In particular these are according to § 21 paragraph 4 number 1 known rules and findings, instructions for use and instructions, as well as accessible to him findings from occupational health provisions. The employer may use this information, as long as they are applicable to the work equipment, working conditions and procedures in its operation. In information retrieval the employer may assume that the information supplied by the manufacturer of the working fluid are true, except that he has other findings.
(5) the employer may already existing risk assessments, in the determination of protective measures, are also generally documents which the manufacturer or placing has supplied him, shall, if the information and specifications, comply with the work equipment including working conditions and procedures in this risk assessment on their own farms.
(6) the employer has to determine the nature and scope of required testing of work equipment and the periods of periodic inspections according to the sections 14 and 16 and to set as far as this regulation contains not already corresponding specifications. Sentence 1 shall apply also for elevator installations. The deadlines for the periodic inspections are to set so that the equipment can be used safely until the next set check. In determining the periods for the periodic inspections according to § 14 paragraph 4 which allowed in annex 3 section 1 number 3, section 2 point 4.1 table 1 and section 3 section 3.2 table 1 these limits are not exceeded. In determining the periods for the periodic inspections according to § 16 that are allowed in annex 2 section 2 number 4.1 and 4.3, section 3 number 5.1 to 5.3 and section 4 number 5.8 in conjunction with table 1 these limits not be exceeded, unless something else is determined in these annexes. In addition, the employer has to determine and what requirements must meet the persons qualified to examine which are of him with the tests of work equipment according to the sections 14 to 15 and 16.
(7) the risk assessment is reviewed regularly. This is the State of the art to be considered. The protective measures for the use of work equipment are where necessary, adjust accordingly. The employer shall without delay to update the risk assessment if security-related changes in working conditions, including the change of work equipment this require 1, 2. new information, particularly evidence from the accident or the occupational health care, or 3. testing the effectiveness of protection measures has shown according to § 4 paragraph 5, that the defined protection measures are not effective, or not enough.
Results in the review of risk assessment that no update is required, the employer has to inform date of check in the documentation referred to in paragraph 8.
(8) the employer shall document the results of its risk assessment before the first use of work equipment. There shall be at least 1 the risks that occur when using work equipment 2. the protective measures to be taken, 3 as the requirements of this regulation are met, if number 1 announced rules and knowledge is deviated from the according to § 21 paragraph 4, 4. nature and extent of the required tests, and the periods of the periodic inspections (paragraph 6 sentence 1) and 5. the result of the review of the effectiveness of protection measures according to § 4 paragraph 5.
The documentation can be made also in electronic form.
(9) unless the employer by article 7 paragraph 1 makes use and the risk assessment indicates that the conditions are met according to § 7 paragraph 1, documentation on these requirements and the protection measures, if necessary, is sufficient.

§ 4 duties of the employer (1) work equipment may be used only after the employer 1 has conducted a risk assessment, 2. has taken the protection thereby determined after the State of the art and 3 has determined that the use of work equipment according to the State of the art is safe.
(2) based on the risk assessment, that technical protection measures according to the State of the art not related hazards or can not be avoided, the employer must take appropriate organizational and personal protective measures. Technical protection measures have priority over organizational, these in turn have priority over personal protection measures. The use of personal protective equipment is to restrict to the minimum required for each employee.
(3) the determination of protective measures has the employer to comply with the rules of this regulation, including the annexes and the number 1 known rules and evidence taken into account pursuant to § 21 paragraph 4. In compliance with these rules and insights, it is assumed that the requirements provided in this regulation are met. The rules and knowledge cannot be derogated from, if health and safety be guaranteed by other measures at least in the same way.
(4) the employer has to ensure that work equipment, for which in section 14 and section 3 of this regulation, tests are prescribed, only be used if these checks have been performed and documented.
(5) the employer has to verify the effectiveness of the protection measures before the first use of the work equipment. Sentence 1 shall not apply where appropriate tests were carried out according to section 14 or section 15. The employer has continued to ensure that work equipment prior to their respective use be checked by inspection and, if necessary, by a function check for obvious defects and be subject to protection and safety features of a regular function control. Sentence 3 shall also apply to work equipment for the periodic tests are prescribed according to section 14 or section 16.
(6) the employer has to incorporate the requirements of the occupational health and safety in the use of work equipment appropriate in its operational organisation and to create the necessary human, financial and organisational conditions. In particular he has to take care in the design of work organization, the work process and the workplace as well as in selecting and the factors related to the provision of the equipment with the safety and health of employees, including the mental health, be sufficiently taken into account.

§ 5 requirements for work equipment provided (1) which allowed employers to provide only such work equipment and use that are safe, taking into account the intended conditions of use when using. The work equipment must be 1 for the type of work, 2. be adapted to the conditions of use and the foreseeable stresses and have 3 about the necessary safety equipment, so that a hazard is kept as low as possible through their use. Can measures pursuant to sentences 1 and 2 health and safety not guaranteed are, the employer has to take other appropriate measures to reduce the danger as much as possible.
(2) the employer may not provide equipment and use can be if they have defects which affect the safe use.
(3) the employer may only such equipment to provide and use that comply with the applicable legislation on health and safety. In particular legislation, with which Community directives have been transposed into German law and that apply to the equipment at the time of providing the market belong to this legislation in addition to the provisions of this regulation. Equipment, which the employers for their own purposes even has produced, conform to the essential safety requirements of the applicable Community directives. They do not have to comply with the formal requirements of these directives, unless it is otherwise expressly determined in the respective directive.
(4) the employer must ensure that workers use only the equipment that he has made them available or whose use he has expressly permitted them.

§ 6 basic protective measures for the use of work equipment
(1) the employer must ensure that the equipment be used safely and it noted the principles of ergonomics. Annex 1 should be noted. The use of work equipment is to design and organize that loads and incorrect stresses that may endanger the health and safety of workers, be avoided or, if this is not possible, reduced to a minimum. The employer has to ensure that workers in the location are to use the equipment without endangering themselves or other persons. In particular, the following principles of humane design work to take into account are: 1 the work equipment, including their interface to the people have on the physical properties and the competence of employees be adapted as well as bio-mechanical loads when you use be avoided. To take into account this working environment, the location of access points and centre of gravity of the work equipment, the required posture, the movement of the body, the distance to the body, that have required personal protective equipment, as well as the psychological burden of employees, 2. workers must have a sufficient freedom of movement are, there are 3 a work pace and a rhythm to avoid, which can lead to risks of employees, 4. are operating and monitoring activities to avoid , requiring a full and constant alertness.
(2) the employer must ensure that used existing protective devices and personal protective equipment provided that necessary protection or safety devices are functional and not easily manipulated or bypassed. The employer has to ensure that workers when using work equipment note the information received as well as labels and hazard warnings according to § 12 by appropriate measures.
(3) the employer has to ensure that 1 can be the establishment of work equipment, the up and dismantling, which are testing as well as the maintenance and inspection of work equipment, taking into account the safety installation and ambient conditions after the State of the art be carried out and are carried out safely, 2 required security and separation distances complied and 3. all forms of energy used or generated and materials safely and dissipated.
The employer that has used equipment in the open air, to make sure that the safe use of work equipment regardless of the weather conditions is always guaranteed.

§ 7 simplified approach in the use of work equipment (1) the employer may further action according to §§ 8 and 9 renounce, if resulting from the risk assessment that 1 the equipment meet at least the safety requirements of the applicable to them at the time of using legislation to provide equipment on the market, 2. equipment exclusively intended be used according to the manufacturer's specifications , 3. no additional hazards of employees, taking into account the work environment, the work items, workflows as well as the duration and the temporal location of working time occur and 4. § 10 maintenance measures taken and carried out tests in accordance with § 14.
(2) paragraph 1 does not apply to installations requiring monitoring and the work equipment referred to in annex 3.

§ 8 may only use such work allow protective measures for hazards of energies, start-up and shut-down (1) the employer, which are designed against threats by 1 the emanating from them or used energy, 2. direct or indirect contact with parts that are under electrical tension, or 3 errors in its energy supply.
The equipment must be designed also so that a dangerous electrostatic charges is avoided or reduced. This is not possible, they must be equipped with facilities to derive such charges.
(2) the employer must ensure that work equipment with the safety required measuring -, steering - and control equipment are equipped so that they can be used safely and reliably.
(3) control devices, which have influence on the safe use of work equipment, must in particular 1 as such be clearly visible, arranged outside the danger zone and easy and accessible without danger; their activity may lead to any additional risk, 2. be safely constructed and designed for predictable errors, loads, and constraints, 3 against inadvertent or unauthorised actuation be secured.
(4) work equipment must be just deliberately in motion. Where necessary, the start-up can be prevented safely or employees can escape in time the work used in gang-related hazards. This and changes the operating conditions safety within the danger area must be ensured by appropriate measures.
(5) from the site of the operation of the working fluid from this must in whole or in part can be so shut and permanently securely separated from any single source of energy, that is guaranteed a safe condition. The command devices for this purpose must be easily and freely accessible and clearly marked. The command to the shut-down of work equipment must take precedence over the command to start. Work equipment that have systems with memory effect, after disconnecting from any energy source pursuant to sentence 1 more energy be stored so facilities must exist, that these systems can be made energy-free. These facilities must be marked. A complete energy freimachen is not possible, appropriate hazard information must exist on the working materials.
(6) interlocking must work equipment with a quickly accessible and conspicuously marked emergency command system to the safe shut-down of the entire work equipment to be provided, the risk-making movements or processes without additional hazards immediately still can use. An emergency command device can be waived if she would not reduce the threat; in this case, there is another way to ensure safety. By the respective position of the working fluid from determined whether persons or obstacles are within the danger zone, or an automatically appealing security system must be upstream start-up, which prevents the start-up as long as are workers in the danger area must. This is not possible, adequate opportunities for understanding and warning of the launch must be present. Where necessary, the start-up can be prevented safely, or workers can escape in time the work used in gang-related hazards.

Section 9 has additional protective measures for the use of work equipment (1) the employer shall ensure that work equipment, taking into account the expected operating conditions are so used, that workers against foreseeable hazards are adequately protected. In particular must equipment be sufficiently stable 1 and, if needed, stabilized against unintended position and location changes, work equipment with the necessary safety equipment be provided 2., 3. work equipment, its components and the connections to each other withstand the loads of internal and external forces, 4th guards splinter or fracture risk as well as against falling or thrown out items available, 5. ensures secure access to jobs and to work equipment and a safe stay be possible , 6 protection measures, which both prevent a crash by employees as well as of work equipment, 7.
Measures taken people, does not inadvertently enclose it in work equipment; in case of emergency need to included people from work resources can be freed in due time, 8 protection against hazards be taken by moving parts of work equipment and against blockages of such parts; These include measures that prevent unintended access to the danger area of moving parts of work equipment or shut down the moving parts before reaching the danger zone, 9.
Measures taken to prevent that the safe use of work equipment is affected by external influences, lines 10 and 11 be so moved to avoid hazards.
Measures which will, prevent that equipment placed out of service lead to hazards.
(2) the employer has protection against hazards due to hot or cold parts to take sharp corners and edges and rough surfaces of work equipment.
(3) the employer shall continue to ensure that protective devices 1 offer adequate protection against hazards, 2 are stable, 3. be held securely in place, the interventions that are required for the installation or replacement of parts and for maintenance work allow 4. as possible without removing the protective devices, no additional hazards cause 5., 6.
can be easily bypassed or rendered ineffective and the observation and implementation of the working cycle no longer than necessary restrict 7.
(4) work equipment in areas with hazardous explosive atmospheres used or there by their use to the formation of hazardous explosive atmospheres, the necessary protection measures must be taken in accordance with the Ordinance on hazardous substances, in particular, are the for equipment appropriate for the respective zone and protective systems within the meaning of Directive 2014/34/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (OJ L 96 of the 29.3.2014, p. 309) to use. These protections are before the first use of the equipment in the explosion protection document according to article 6, paragraph 8, of the regulation on hazardous materials to document.
(5) If after the risk assessment required, sufficient, clear and well perceived safety signs and hazard warnings and facilities to the reasonable, unambiguous and easily noticeable warning in case of danger must exist on work equipment or in the danger zone.

Section 10 has maintenance and modification of work equipment (1) the employer to take maintenance measures to comply with the relevant safety and health requirements of the equipment during the entire duration of use and maintained in a safe condition. While the manufacturer are taken into account. Necessary maintenance measures pursuant to sentence 1 are carried out immediately and take these protective measures.
(2) the employer has to allow maintenance on the basis of a risk assessment be completed safely, taking into account the operating instructions of the manufacturer. Maintenance may be carried out only by qualified, authorized and instructed employees or by other suitable for carrying out the maintenance work contractors with comparable qualifications.
(3) the employer has all necessary measures to ensure that maintenance work can be performed safely. While he has in particular 1 the responsibilities for implementing the necessary precautionary measures to set 2. adequate communication between operating and maintenance personnel to ensure 3 to protect the working area during the maintenance work, as far as after the risk assessment is required to prevent 4. entering the work area by unauthorized persons, 5. safe access for maintenance personnel to provide, to avoid risks by moving or raised work equipment or parts thereof, as well as by dangerous energies or substances 6 , 7 to ensure that facilities are available, with which energy can be eliminated, are still stored after a separation of the work equipment maintenance to be held by energy sources; These facilities are to label, 8 safe work practices for such working conditions set, which deviate from the normal state, to provide required information and risk warnings 9 based on maintenance of the means of work, 10 for it to ensure that only suitable equipment and tools and suitable personal protective equipment are used to take protective measures according to article 9, paragraph 4, sentence 1 11 presence or formation of hazardous explosive atmospheres , 12 systems for the sharing of certain work to be applied.
(4) maintenance measures on work equipment technical protection measures for normal operation used wholly or partially inoperative or have performed such work under threat by energy, is the safety of the workers during the duration of this work through other appropriate measures to ensure.
(5) modifications to equipment, apply according to paragraphs 1 to 3. The employer has to ensure that the modified equipment meet the safety and health protection requirements according to article 5, paragraph 1 and 2. Changes of work equipment, the employer has to assess whether it is changes subject to testing. He has to judge whether he note has to the changes of work equipment manufacturer obligations arising from other legislation, in particular the product safety Act, or a regulation according to § 8 paragraph 1 of the product safety act.

Section 11 has special operating States, malfunctions and accidents (1) the employer to take measures to prevent unauthorized or unstable operating conditions of work equipment. Not sure can to prevent unstable conditions, the employer has to take measures for their control. Sentences 1 and 2 apply in particular to- and sequence - as well as testing operations.
(2) the employer must ensure that workers and others in an accident or in an emergency can be immediately saved and medical supplies. This includes the provision of suitable access to the equipment and in these, as well as providing necessary fixing possibilities for rescue facilities and in the work equipment. In case of emergency, Access locks must open safely automatically in a safe area. This is not possible, Access locks must be easy to open an emergency release, where the emergency release and the blocking of access to the existing dangers especially must be pointed out. The possibility to be indented in a work means the rescue of pulled a people must be possible.
(3) the employer has to ensure that the necessary details of measures in case of emergency to provide. The information must be also emergency services available, as far as they are needed for rescue operations. Information includes: 1. an advance notice of relevant hazards at work, on measures for the identification of hazards and precautions and procedures, so that the emergency services can prepare their own remedies and safeguards, 2. information on relevant and specific hazards that may occur in an accident or emergency including the details of the measures referred to in paragraph 1 and 2 by special operating conditions or operating errors hazards occur , has the employer to make sure that this is indicated by the warning devices.
(4) are used when Setup, Setup and testing work or comparable work on work equipment technical protection measures for the normal operating wholly or partly inoperative or have performed such work under threat by energy, is the safety of the workers during the duration of this work through other appropriate measures to ensure. Work may be carried out by qualified personnel only pursuant to sentence 1.
(5) in particular during makeready and fitting-out work, the testing and inspection of work equipment, as well as troubleshooting danger zones are set. More measures must be taken which ensure the safety of employees are staying in the danger area of work equipment is required, on the basis of the risk assessment.

§ 12 training and special assignment of employees (1) before employees use work equipment for the first time, has the employer to provide them with sufficient and appropriate information on the basis of the risk assessment in an understandable form to the employees and language available on 1 existing hazards in the use of work equipment including associated risks from the environment, 2. required protective measures and behavior rules and 3.
Approaches to operating errors, accidents and first aid in case of emergency.
The employer has the employees prior to the use of work equipment according to instruct on the basis of the information pursuant to sentence 1. Then he has in regular intervals, at least once a year, more teachings making. He has the date of each training and the names of the trained to put in writing.
(2) before workers for the first time using work equipment, the employer has to provide them with a written instruction for the use of work equipment. Sentence 1 does not apply to simple equipment, for which according to § 3 paragraph 4 of the product safety act according to the regulations to provide to the market an instruction manual not must be provided. Instead of a manual, the employer can be available also provided instructions, if it contains information that correspond to an operating statement. The operating instructions or the instructions must be drafted in a language understandable form to the employees and the employees in a suitable position available. Also the periodic training according to § 12 of the OSH Act in relation to the operating instructions or owner's manual. The operating instructions must be updated for security-relevant changes in working conditions.
(3) is connected to the use of work equipment with specific risks, has to ensure that these are used only by employees responsible for this employer.

§ 13 intends cooperation of different employers (1) employers to perform work by a non person (contractor) in its operation, so he may attract only such contractor for this, who have the expertise required for the planned work. The employer as the client has the contractor which, in turn, are employers to inform about the risks posed by his work means and specific rules of conduct. The contractor must inform the client and other employers about his work for employees of the client and other employer-related hazards.
(2), a threat can not be excluded by employees of other employers, so have all affected employers at their risk assessments to work together and to coordinate protective measures as and perform, that they are effective. Every employer is responsible for ensuring that its employees apply the jointly established protection measures.
(3) consists in the use of work equipment increased danger to employees of other employers, is to order a co-ordinator / a coordinator for the vote of the necessary protection measures by the participating employer in writing. If due to other health and safety legislation is already a Coordinator / a coordinator, they also the coordination tasks cannot accept under this regulation. All security-related information as well as information laid down protection measures available to provide are the co-ordinator / co-ordinator from participating employers. The appointment of a co-ordinator, a coordinator does not relieve employers of their responsibilities under this regulation.

§ To make 14 before the first use by a person qualified to check inspection of work equipment (1) which has an employer work equipment, whose Sicherheit, depends on the installation conditions. The audit includes the following: 1 check of proper Assembly, installation and safe function of this equipment, 2. the timely determination of damage, 3. determining whether the safety measures taken are effective.
Test content has been reviewed and documented in the part of a conformity assessment procedure must be rechecked. The examination must take place before each use after an Assembly.
(2) equipment, which are exposed to influences causing damage that can lead to risks of employees, has the employer recurring test by a person qualified to examine. The examination must take place in accordance with the periods determined in accordance with article 3, paragraph 6. Examination reveals that the system not sure can be operated up to the next recurring inspection determined in accordance with article 3, paragraph 6, the inspection period is to redefine.
(3) equipment, which are affected by changes or exceptional events, which can have damaging effects on their security can be threatened by the workers, shall immediately undergo extraordinary scrutiny by a person qualified to examine the employer. Extraordinary events can in particular accidents, prolonged periods of time be not using the equipment or natural events.
(4) the equipment referred to in annex 3 has to comprehensively check the employer on their safe condition and safe operation: 1. prior to its initial operation, 2. before restarting after prüfpflichtigen recurring changes and 3 in accordance with the requirements referred to in annex 3.
Paragraph 2 sentence 3 shall apply accordingly. Test content has been reviewed and documented in the part of a conformity assessment procedure must be re-examined during the test before initial operation.
(5) the maturity date by periodic inspections each identified by the month and the year. The recurring test period for the next starts with the maturity date of the last check. Conducted an examination before the maturity date, the deadline for the next test begins with the month and year of implementation. Set of 3 only applies to equipment with a testing period of more than two years, when the examination is carried out more than two months before the due date. Is a work means decommissioned the recurring inspection to the maturity date, so it may be commissioned until, after this examination has been carried; in this case, the recurring test period for the next starts with the date of the examination. A recurring inspection is performed as a timely, if it was carried out at the latest two months after the due date. This paragraph shall only apply insofar as section 2 to 4 and annex 3 to work equipment referred to in annex 2.
(6) persons to the test carried out according to § 2 paragraph 6 are subject to no technical instructions by the employer in carrying out the checks provided for in this regulation. Persons qualified for testing may not be disadvantaged by the employer because of their inspection activities.
(7) the employer has to ensure that the result of the test is recorded to the paragraphs 1 to 4 and kept at least until the next check. While he has to make sure that the records indicate at least pursuant to sentence 1 above: 1 kind of examination, 2. scope of the tests and 3. result of the audit.
Records may be maintained in electronic form. Are work equipment is used according to paragraphs 1 and 2 and annex 3 on different plant species, is a proof on the implementation of the last check to hold.
(8) paragraphs 1 to 3 do not apply for installations requiring a monitoring if appropriate tests are prescribed in §§ 15 and 16. Paragraph 7 does not apply for installations requiring a monitoring, appropriate records are prescribed in section 17.
Section 3 additional requirements for installations requiring a monitoring section 15 examination before commissioning and recommissioning after subject to mandatory testing changes (1) the employer has to make sure that requiring monitoring equipment before initial operation and before recommissioning are tested according to subject to mandatory testing changes in accordance with the requirements referred to in annex 2. In the examination is to determine 1 whether the technical documentation needed for the testing, as there are, for example, an EC declaration of conformity, and its content is plausible, and 2. whether the plant including the equipment in accordance with this regulation is built and is also considering the installation conditions in a safe condition.
The test is in accordance with the requirements referred to in annex 2 perform. Test content has been reviewed and documented in the framework of conformity assessment procedures need to be re-examined.
(2) when the inspection before initial operation, it is also to determine whether the safety measures taken are appropriate and effective, and whether the recurring test period for the next has been rightly set according to § 3 paragraph 6. The determination of the applicable test period for pressure equipment, whose test period pursuant to annex 2 point 5.4 determined section 4 performed immediately after their discovery is derogation from sentence 1. The competent authority decides on the inspection periods laid down in sentences 1 and 2 in the event of a dispute. Sentence 1 does not apply to the suitability of safety measures which are the subject of a permit according to § 18 or a permit under other legislation.
(3) the tests referred to in paragraph 1 are carried out by an approved surveillance authority referred to in annex 2 section 1. Unless this is provided for in annex 2 section 2, 3 or 4, you can perform tests pursuant to sentence 1 by a person qualified for consideration.

§ 16 recurring examination (1) the employer has to ensure that installations requiring a monitoring are recurring approved in accordance with the requirements referred to in annex 2 to its safe state of operation.
(2) in the case of the recurring inspection is to check whether the recurring test period for the next is applicable set according to § 3 paragraph 6. In case of dispute, the competent authority decides.
(3) article 14, paragraph 5 shall apply accordingly. Is an officially arranged examination has been carried out, so the deadline for a periodic inspection begins with month and year of implementation of the test, if it corresponds to the recurring inspection.
(4) article 15, paragraph 3 shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ Has 17 test records and certificates (1) the employer shall ensure that the result of the test is recorded after the sections 15 and 16. Unless the testing by an approved inspection body making, a test certificate on the outcome of the examination to ask is this. Records and audit certificates must provide at least information over 1 plant identification, 2. test date, 3 kind of examination, 4. testing basics, 5. scope of the tests, 6 effectiveness and function of the protective measures taken, 7 result of the audit and recurring 8 period up to the next inspection pursuant to article 16, paragraph 2.
Records and audit certificates are to be kept for the duration of the use on the location of the requiring monitoring system and to submit to the competent authority upon request. They can be kept in electronic form.
(2) without prejudice to the records and certificates referred to in paragraph 1 a labelling, for example in the form of a test badge must be in the cab of lift installations clearly and permanently attached, results from the month and year of the next recurrent inspection and the set point.

§ 18 license requirements (1) the establishment and operation, as well as the changes to the design or operating conditions which affect the safety of the plant, the following systems require the permission of the competent authority: 1 steam boiler plants referred to in annex 2 section 4 point 2.1 set 1 (a), after article 13 in conjunction with annex II diagram 5 of Directive 2014/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 may 2014 to the harmonisation of legislation of Member States concerning the provision of pressure equipment on the market (OJ L 189 of the 27.6.2014, p. 164) to be classified in the category IV are 2 systems with pressure equipment referred to in annex, 2 section 4 section 2.1 set 1(c), where transportable pressure equipment with a capacity of more than 10 kilograms per hour be filled with compressed gases for sale to others 3. fixed installations including storage and reservoir filling land are, , Water and air vehicles with flammable gases in accordance with Annex 1, paragraph 2.2 of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on 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 OJ L 353 of 31.12.2008, p. 1) for use as fuels or fuel (gas plant), 4 rooms or areas including the stationary containers provided for in them and other storage facilities, which are flammable liquids with a total capacity of more than 10 000 litres to be moved to (warehouses) to them as far as rooms or areas not plants after the numbers 5 to 8 include , 5. firmly established or permanently in the same place, plants with a handling capacity of more than 1 000 litres of the hour that it intended, that filled containers with flammable liquids in them are (filling stations), 6 fixed installations for refuelling by land, water and air vehicles containing flammable liquids (gas stations), 7 fixed installations or areas at airfields where filled fuel tanks of aircraft from hydrant systems with flammable liquids used (airfield fueling facilities) , 8 plants for fuel from land -, water - and aircraft systems using paragraphs 3 and 6 in a spatial or operational context (fuel systems).
Flammable liquids pursuant to sentence 1 number 4 to 6 are those referred to in annex 1, point 2.6 of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008, as long as they have a flash point of less than 23 degrees Celsius. Also measuring, control and control facilities that serve the safe operation of this system belong to a facility within the meaning of sentence 1.
(2) paragraph 1 does not apply to 1 plants where steam or hot water is produced in a production process through heat recovery, it was because, flue gases are cooled and the resulting steam or the hot water are not primarily the process unit, and 2. installations for the disposal of refrigerants, which taken from a heat exchanger and filled in a transportable pressure equipment are.
(3) the permission shall be requested in writing. A request for a partial permit is possible. All documents are the application to add, which are necessary for the assessment of the application. Must emerge from the documents that installation, construction and operation the requirements of this regulation and correspond in terms of fire - and explosion protection of the hazardous substances Ordinance and that the safety measures are appropriate. An auditor of an approved test centre's the documents to enclose, in which it is confirmed that the facility in compliance with the measures referred to in the documents including the tests can be operated safely section 3 and 4 according to annex 2.
(4) the competent authority has the permission to grant, if the proposed installation, construction and operation the safety requirements of this regulation and correspond in terms of fire - and explosion protection of the hazardous substances Ordinance. The permission can be limited, temporary, granted under conditions and associated with requirements. The subsequent recording, alteration or addition of requirements is allowed.
(5) the competent authority shall on the request within three months, after he is gone with her to decide. The period may be extended in duly justified cases. The extended deadline is to inform the applicant together with the reasons for the extension.
Chapter 4 enforcement regulations and Committee on operational safety section 19 disclosure requirements, regulatory exemptions (1) the employer has work equipment according to annexes 2 and 3 of the competent authority notified to the following events: 1 any accident where a person has been killed or substantially injured, and 2. every claim, at which components or safety devices have failed.
(2) the competent authority may require requiring monitoring systems by the employer that this can be technically assess the referred to in paragraph 1 to display event at its own expense through an approved monitoring body as possible in accord and in writing submit the assessment you. The safety assessment has particularly on finding cover, 1 What is the event, 2. whether the requiring monitoring system was in a non-secure State and whether after repair of the defect a threat no longer exists, and 3. If new findings have been extracted, require different or additional safeguards.
Is not affected (3) of section 22 of the occupational safety and Health Act of the employer of the competent authority upon request to submit the following: 1 the documentation of the risk assessment according to article 3, paragraph 8 and the underlying information, 2. evidence that the risk assessment according to the requirements of article 3, paragraph 2, sentence 2 has been created, 3. information on the persons responsible according to section 13 of the Labour Protection Act, 4. information to the protection measures including the operating statement.
(4) the competent authority may admit exceptions to the §§ 8 to 11 and annex 1 on written request of the employer if the application of these rules for the employer in the particular case would result in an unreasonable hardness, the exception is technically feasible and compatible with the protection of employees. The employer has to present the following to the competent authority in the request: 1. the reason for applying the exception, 2. the affected activities and procedures, 3. the number of employees likely to be affected, 4. the technical and organisational measures shall be taken to ensure of the safety and the avoidance of hazards.
For its decision, the authority may request an expert opinion, paying the cost of the employer has.
(5) the competent authority may specify an extraordinary test requiring monitoring systems in individual cases if this is a special occasion. Such a rise is especially when an accident has occurred. The employer has an arranged test to initiate without delay.
(6) that competent authority may in annex 2 section 2 to 4 and annex shorten 3 periods indicated in the individual case, as far as it is necessary to ensure of the safety of the installations. The competent authority may in annex 2 section 2 to 4 and annex 3 referred to time limits in certain cases extend, as far as the safety in other ways.

Article 20 special provisions for installations requiring a monitoring of the Federal Government (1) supervisory authority for the service real estate used referred to in annexes 2 to 4 requiring monitoring equipment into the water and shipping administration of the Federal Government, the Bundeswehr and the Federal Police is the competent Ministry or by the Authority appointed by. For other subject to supervision by the Federal Administration requiring monitoring facilities in accordance with Annex 2, section 2 to 4 determined the competent supervisory authority according to article 38, paragraph 1, of the product safety act.
(2) section 18 shall not apply to that in annex 2 section 2 to 4 mentioned requiring monitoring facilities of water and shipping administration of the Federal Government, the Bundeswehr and the Federal Police.

Section 21 Committee on operational safety
(1) in the case of the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs, a Committee on operational safety is made. This Committee should of expert representatives of employers, trade unions, the State authorities, statutory accident insurance and the approved monitoring bodies composed, as well as from other qualified personnel, in particular from the science. The total number of members should not exceed 21 people. For each Member, a substitute is appointed. The membership of the Committee on operational safety is Honorary.
(2) the Federal Ministry for labour and Social Affairs appoints the Committee members and the Deputy members. The Committee adopt its rules of procedure and elects the Chairman or the Chairman from among its members. The rules of procedure and the choice of or the Chairman require the approval of the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs.
(3), 1 include the tasks of the Committee the State of science and technology, to identify occupational medicine and industrial hygiene, as well as other ergonomic evidence for the use of work equipment and to make recommendations, to determine 2, to work out how the requirements established in this regulation can be met, and to the rules corresponding to the current state of technology and the health and insights , 3. the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs in matters of safety and health in the use of work equipment to advise and 4 of the approved monitoring bodies after article 37 paragraph 5 findings to evaluate number 8 of the product safety Act, and to take into account the tasks according to paragraphs 1 to 3.
The work programme of the Committee on operational safety is coordinated with the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs. The Committee works closely with the other committees in the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs.
(4) after examination, the Federal Ministry of labour and Social Affairs 1 can the rules established by the Committee for operational safety and findings pursuant to paragraph 3 sentence 1 number 2 in the joint ministerial Gazette announce and 2. recommendations pursuant to paragraph 3 sentence 1 number 1, as well as the outcome of deliberations after paragraph 3 sentence 1 No. 3 in an appropriate manner publish.
(5) the federal ministries as well as the Supreme Land authorities may send representatives to the meetings of the Committee. The word is this request in the session to grant.
(6) the Federal Institute for occupational safety and health leads the business of the Committee.
Section 5 offences (1) any person within the meaning of article 25, paragraph 1 number 1 of the OSH Act is offences and crimes, concluding provisions § 22, who intentionally or negligently occurring hazards not or not correctly assessed 1 contrary to section 3, paragraph 1, sentence 1, 2. contrary to article 3, paragraph 3, sentence 3 performs a risk assessment, 3. contrary to section 3, paragraph 6, sentence 1 does not determine the nature and scope of required tests and sets , 4. contrary to section 3, paragraph 6, sentence 1, the periods of periodic inspections according to the sections 14 and 16 is not determined and sets, 5. contrary to section 3, paragraph 7, sentence 4 not or not timely updated risk assessment, 6 contrary to article 3, paragraph 8, sentence 1 not or not timely documented income there called, 7 contrary to § 4 paragraph 1 used a tool, provides 8 contrary to section 4 paragraph 4 not , used equipment, for in section 14 or section 3 of this regulation, tests are prescribed, only when these tests have been performed and documented, use a working agent to 9 contrary to section 5 paragraph 2 10 violates article 5 paragraph 4 not letting, provides that a worker uses only one there called a work means, 11 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.3 set 1 not provides , that will be an employee only on a specified place, 12 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, paragraph 1.4 set 1 for it provides, that there is a there called Setup, 13 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with annex not or not timely hitting a there called action 1, paragraph 1.5, 14 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 not set provides 1 point 1.7 , that there called speed can be adjusted, 15 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 1.8 set 1(a) not ensures that a connection is secured, 16 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.1 clause 1 not provides that the stability or strength work equipment therein is ensured , 17 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.1 there called work equipment incorrectly sets set 5 or incorrectly used, 18 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.2 set 1 for it provides, that work equipment with a stated reference is provided, ensures 19 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.3.2 not , that a there called a work means brake and prevents an unintended movement, 20th contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 2.4 sentence 2 not provides that the lifting of an employee only with a specified equipment or therein supplementary equipment is carried out, 21 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1(b) or 1(c) ensures 1 point 2.5 not , can sure posted loads or loads or lifting slings is not inadvertently loosen or move, 22 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 3.2.3 set 2 for it ensures that a there called a framework will be enshrined, 23 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 not set provides 1, paragraph 3.2.6 , that a scaffold only in the manner therein to -, down -, or rebuilt, 24 contrary to § 6 paragraph 2 sentence 1 not guarantees that a device is used, 25 contrary to article 12, paragraph 1, sentence 1 information, incorrectly, incompletely or not in time makes available, 26 contrary to section 12, paragraph 1, sentence 2 a worker not, not properly , instructs incompletely or not in a timely manner, 27 contrary to article 12, paragraph 2, sentence 1, provides an operating statement incorrectly, incompletely or not in time to, a work means not or not timely check set 1 can 28 contrary to article 14, paragraph 1, sentence 1 or paragraph 4, 29 contrary to article 14, paragraph 3, sentence 1 extraordinary scrutiny not or not timely submit a work means , provides 30 contrary to § 14 paragraph 7, sentence 1 not sure, that a result is recorded and stored, 31 contrary to § 14 paragraph 7 sentence 2 not provides that a record is there called information, or 32. contrary to article 19 paragraph 3 not, incorrectly, incompletely or not timely submitted a documentation, information, evidence or indication.
(2) any person within the meaning of article 39, paragraph 1 number 7 letter a of the product safety act who intentionally or negligently 1 is, contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 4.1 provides sentence 1 not that installed a communications system and effectively 2. contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 number 4.1 set 2 the contingency plan does not or not timely provides the emergency service available , 3. contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Appendix 1, point 4.1 a there called Setup not or not timely provides set 3, 4 contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with annex not performing 1, point 4.2 maintenance according to § 10, 5. contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1 not set provides 1, point 4.4 , that a person Paternoster is used only by employees, 5a.
contrary to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2 in conjunction with Annex 1, point 4.4 set 2 you can use a circulation lift by someone else, 6 contrary to article 15, paragraph 1, sentence 1 does not ensure that a requiring monitoring system will be tested, 7 contrary to § 16 para 1 in conjunction with Annex 2 not or not timely check a requiring monitoring plant or plant part, 8 without permission in accordance with section 18, paragraph 1, sentence 1 building a there called facility or operates , 9. an enforceable order is contrary to article 19, paragraph 5, sentence 1 or 5 or number 20 10 one referred to in paragraph 1 act in relation to a system requiring monitoring according to § 2 paragraph 30 of the product safety Act commits.

Article 23 offences (1) who endangered designated deliberate act by one in article 22 paragraph 1 life or health of workers, is punishable pursuant to section 26 paragraph 2 of the occupational safety and Health Act.
(2) a person who persistently repeated a deliberate act referred to in section 22 par. 2 or endanger life or health of another or foreign property of significant value such an intentional act, is punishable under section 40 of the product safety act.

Article 24 transitional provisions (1) the continued operation of a permission-needy plant, which was entitled built and used before 1 June 2015, is allowed. A permit issued under the previously applicable law is considered permission in terms of this regulation. Section 18, paragraph 4, sentence 3 is applicable to installations pursuant to sentences 1 and 2.
(2) elevator installations, which were constructed before 1 June 2015 and used must comply with the requirements of the Annex until 31 December 2020 1 point 4.1. The emergency plan period of twelve months after the entry into force of this regulation to make and to provide the emergency services is differing from sentence 1. If no emergency services must exist, the emergency plan close to the lift system is to install.

Annex 1 (to § 6 paragraph 1 sentence 2) Special rules for certain equipment (reference: Federal Law Gazette I 2015, 63-69) table of contents 1.
Special rules for the use of mobile, self-propelled or not self-propelled work equipment 2.
Special rules for the use of work equipment for lifting loads 3.
Special rules for the use of work equipment for temporary work on high 4 working places.
Special rules for elevator systems 5.
Special provisions for pressure equipment 1.
Special rules for the use of mobile, self-propelled or not self-propelled work equipment 1.1 mobile equipment must be equipped so that exposure is kept as low as possible for employees traveling with. This also applies to the hazards of the workers through contact with wheels and chains.
1.2 dangers from sudden blocking of energy transmission devices between mobile work equipment and its technical additional equipment or trailers can be avoided through technical measures. If this is not possible, are other measures which prevent any risk to the workers. There are measures, which prevent damage to the energy transfer devices.
1.3 the employer has to make that move with employees only on safe and equipped for this purpose courses go with mobile work equipment.
The possibility of the tipping or flipping over the means of work, has the employer through the following facilities to make sure that passengers employees are not jeopardized by overturning or tipping of the working fluid: a) a device that prevents that tilts the equipment by more than a quarter turn, b) a facility that ensures that a sufficient space to employees move with is maintained if the tilting movement can make up more than a quarter of a turn , or c) another device with the same protective effect.
If an errant with employee between parts of the work equipment and the ground can be crushed when you roll-over or tilting of the working fluid, there must be a restraint for the travelling employees.
1.4 the employer has to ensure that facilities are available for trucks, industrial truck prevent the hazards of sitting on workers as a result of tipping or flipping over. Such facilities are for example a) a driver's cab, b) facilities that prevent tipping or overturning, c) facilities that ensure that during tilting or is beating over trucks sitting on workers between Hall and parts of trucks remains a sufficient space, or d) facilities, stopped by the workers on the driving seat so that trucks umstürzender to parts cannot be identified.
1.5 the employer has measures to meet them before the first use of mobile self-propelled work equipment a) against unauthorized actuation can be secured, b) are equipped so that in and out and up and descending employee is safe to do so, c) are equipped with devices that as far as possible to minimize the damage from a possible collision of several railway equipment , d) with a brake device are; If required, must in addition a retainer exist and an emergency brake thrown over easily accessible controls or an automatic enable slowing down and stopping in case of failure of the main drag, e) through appropriate support devices, as have for example camera-monitor systems that ensure a monitoring of the route if the driver's direct view is not sufficient to ensure the safety of other workers, f) are fitted with a lighting device for use in the dark , which is suitable for the tasks to be undertaken and provides sufficient safety for workers, g) if by themselves or their followers or charges constitute a risk of fire exists, adequate fire-fighting facilities have, unless such fire-fighting facilities at sufficiently short distance available on-site, h) unless they are controlled remotely, automatically stop when they go out from the control panel of the control, i) unless they are controlled automatically and collide with workers under normal conditions of use, or pinch them , are equipped with appropriate safety devices, unless that other suitable devices to avoid the possibility of a collision, and j) are equipped so that loads to be carried and devices for protection against uncontrolled movements can be backed up.
1.6 the employers must ensure that employees not in the danger area of self-propelled work equipment to stop. The presence of operational reasons is inevitable, the employer has to take measures to keep hazards the workers as little as possible.
1.7 the employer has to ensure that the speed of mobile work equipment operated by driver, can be adjusted by the driver. You must come automatically immediately when you let go of the controls to a halt.
1.8 the employer shall ensure that coupling devices of mobile work equipment, the togetherness are connected, a) are protected against unintentional loosening and b) can be safely and easily operate.
The employer has to take precautions so that mobile work equipment or ancillary equipment can be connected or separated from each other without endangering workers. Such connections may solve themselves unintentionally.
1.9 the employer has to ensure that a) self-propelled work equipment to be carried by employees, which are suitable for this purpose and have received appropriate training, b) for the use of mobile work equipment in a work area, appropriate traffic rules are set and adhered to, c) when using mobile work equipment with a combustion engine, a safe breathing air is present, d) mobile work equipment are so turned off and so secured during transport and during the loading and unloading , to avoid accidental movements of equipment, which can cause hazard of workers.
2. Special rules for the use of work equipment for lifting loads 2.1 of the employer has to ensure that the stability and strength of work equipment for lifting loads, their load lifting devices and any removable parts are guaranteed. This, he has also special conditions such as weather, transport, up and removal, possible outages and planned tests, with test load, be taken into account.
If after the risk assessment has required that employers with a facility to provide equipment, which prevents exceeding the permissible load-bearing capacity. Also loads the suspension points or the anchoring points of the load-bearing parts are taken into account.
Removable and mobile work equipment need to lift weights are installed and used, that the stability of the work equipment is ensured and prevents its tilt, move, or slipping. The employer has to make sure that is checked for the correct implementation of the measures of an employee especially trained for this purpose.
2.2 the employer has to ensure that work equipment for lifting loads with a clearly visible indication of the permissible bearing capacity are provided. If different operating statuses are possible, the permissible load for the individual operating conditions to specify is. Load lifting devices are said to indicate that their characteristics for safe use are. Work equipment for lifting workers shall be suitable and be clearly marked with references to this purpose.
2.3 the employer has to take, measures that prevent that loads a) unintentionally dangerous move, fall down or b) can be accidentally unhooked.
If the stay can not be prevented by workers in hazardous areas, must that command facilities by itself go back to the control of movements according to their activity in the zero position and the ongoing movement is interrupted immediately assured.
2.3.1 the hallway-driven work equipment for lifting loads must be controllable for controlling workers at maximum speed at all times.
2.3.2 of the employer shall ensure that work equipment for lifting loads when lifting, driving, and rotations can be slowed down and prevents unwanted movement of the working fluid.
2.3.3
Power-driven lifting movements of the work equipment for lifting loads must be limited. Rail roads must be equipped with track boundaries.
2.3.4 may endanger workers when using work equipment for lifting loads and the command device is not located in the vicinity of the load, the work equipment with warning devices must be fitted.
2.3.5 the setback of controls of manual work equipment for lifting loads must be limited.
2.4 for the lifting or moving of employees are in particular the following specific measures: a) crash of a lifting device-related hazards are adequate to prevent. Lifting accessories must be checked every working day in good condition.
(b) the falling out by workers from the Personenaufnahmemittel of the work equipment for lifting loads must be prevented.
(c) hazards by squeezing or pinching employees or collision of employees with articles should be avoided.
(d) in the case of errors in the Personenaufnahmemittel are permanent employees from exposure to protect and have to can be freed safely.
Employers must ensure that lifting of employees only with work equipment provided and additional equipment is carried out. Derogation of employees with work resources not intended is exceptionally permitted, if a) is the security of employees in other ways, b) activity appropriate supervision by a present especially trained employees is ensured, c) the control level of the working fluid is permanently staffed, d) employees entrusted with the control of the work equipment for this is particularly assigned , e) safe means of understanding available and f) a salvage plan for the danger.
2.5 the employer has to ensure that a) employees are not endangered by hanging loads, in particular suspended loads do not have unprotected areas where typically employees reside, be moved, b) loads be sure posted, c) loads, load-bearing as well as slinging can dissolve not unintentionally or move, d) workers in the use of lifting and lifting gear are adequate information about their properties and permissible applications available , e) connections by lifting gear are clearly marked, provided they are not separated according to use, f) lifting and lifting accessories according to the loads to be handled, gripping points, hanging devices, the weather conditions, as well as be chosen the way of hitting on and g) loads not with positive-acting dredgers over unprotected workers operate.
2.6 load and slings are to be kept so that they are not damaged and their functionality cannot be adversely affected.
2.7 special rules for the use of work equipment for lifting non-guided loads 2.7.1 overlapping strands of work equipment for lifting non-guided loads, are suitable measures must be taken to hazards by to prevent clashes of work equipment. Similarly, appropriate measures must be taken to prevent danger to workers by collisions of these with non-guided loads are.
2.7.2 are appropriate measures against danger to workers by crashing by non-guided loads to meet. Can observe the load the employee driving a work equipment for lifting non-guided loads, either directly, or through auxiliary devices across the entire path, he is to be an other workers.
2.7.3 the employer has to ensure that a) non-guided loads safely one - hand and can be unmounted b) the employees of the lifting and transport operation directly or indirectly control, c) all lifting operations with non-guided loads is be so planned and executed, that ensures the safety of employees. (A non-load to be increased at the same time by two or more equipment, is a procedure to set and monitor, which ensures the cooperation of employees, d) only such work equipment used for lifting non-guided loads, keep these loads also in a partial or complete power failure; This is not possible, suitable measures must be taken to ensure the safety of employees are. Hanging, not guided loads must be watched constantly, unless, the access to the danger zone is prevented, the load was safely hooked and is securely held in a suspended state, e) use is set by work equipment for lifting non-guided loads outdoors if weather conditions affect the safe use of work equipment, and f) are taken by the manufacturers of work equipment, measures given for lifting non-guided loads This applies in particular for measures against the overturning of the working fluid.
3. Special rules for the use of work equipment for temporary work on high-altitude jobs 3.1 General requirements 3.1.1 these requirements apply for temporary work in high locations using a) frameworks including their up to removal, and b) ladders and c) of access and positioning techniques using ropes.
3.1.2 can temporary work at high working places not on safely and under appropriate ergonomic conditions from a suitable stand be carried out, to adopt measures that exposure of workers is kept as low as possible.
In the selection of the means of access to elevated work places, where temporary work be carried out, are the height difference to overcome, as well as way to take into account the duration and frequency of use. Work stilt are generally not considered suitable work equipment. The selected means of access must allow escape threat. In terms of access to the high-altitude workplace as well as at the finish of this, no additional crash dangers may not be.
3.1.3 all facilities, which serve as a temporary high jobs or additions for this especially designed, sized, positioned, supports, stiffened and anchored must, that they can absorb the loads resulting from the proposed uses and derive. The facilities may not be overloaded and must be stable even during the individual construction stages and the total usage time.
(3.1.4 the use of ladders as a high altitude jobs and by access and positioning techniques with the aid of ropes is allowed only in such cases a where) because of the low risk and low duration of use the use of other, safer work equipment not proportionate is and b) the risk assessment indicates that the work can be performed safely.
3.1.5 on work equipment with crash risk are to provide fall protection. These devices must be designed and constructed so that prevents crashes and injuries of employees as far as possible be avoided. Fixed crash backups may be interrupted only at entrances to ladders or stairs. Fixed crash backups can be in some cases do not use other facilities to catch employees falling off must exist (for example on net). Individual fall protection for employees are only exceptionally allowed in justified individual cases.
3.1.6 can run an activity only, if a solid fall protection will be temporarily removed, effective compensatory measures for the safety of employees must be taken to. The activity must be done only when these measures have been implemented. The activity is temporarily or permanently closed, the firm fall protection must be fitted immediately.
3.1.7 in the Assembly and disassembly of scaffolding are to take appropriate protective measures, by which the safety of employees is guaranteed on the basis of the risk assessment.
3.1.8 temporary work in high locations may be carried out only outdoors using frameworks including their, um and dismantling as well as ladders and access and positioning techniques the use of rope, if the weather conditions do not affect the safety and health of employees. In particular the work may be are not started or continued, if due to weather conditions, in particular through strong or gusty wind, ice or snow, the possibility exists that employees crash or injured by falling or falling over parts.
3.2 special rules for the use of scaffolding 3.2.1 the selected structure cannot be built according to a generally accepted rule execution, is to carry a separate strength and stability calculation for the scaffolding or individual areas of it.
3.2.2
The employer responsible for the scaffolding or a competent person appointed by has a plan for construction, use and removal to create depending on the complexity of the scaffolding chosen. This it can be a General Assembly and use instructions, complemented by detailed information for each framework.
3.2.3 the stability of the scaffolding must be ensured. The employer has to ensure that scaffolds, which are not free-standing stable, are anchored prior to use. The racks of a skeleton can be protected by them are secured to the supporting surface an anti-slip device or by means of a different, equally suitable from the possibility of slippage. The contaminated surface must have a sufficient capacity. An accidental moving of wheeled scaffolding during the work on high working places must be prevented by suitable devices. During the stay of employees on a wheeled frame this may not be moved away from the site.
3.2.4 the dimensions, the shape and the arrangement of walking and working surfaces on scaffolding must be suitable for the tasks to be carried. You must be adapted to the expected stress and allow passage without danger. They are close together and so moving, that they can not bounce during normal use and does not slip. No gap between each frame surfaces and the page protection may be present which may cause danger to workers.
3.2.5 are not suitable, in particular and by barriers that prevent access to these parts to differentiate adequately while of up, down, or reconstruction, these parts with the ban on "forbidden access" to mark certain parts of a skeleton.
3.2.6 of the employer has to ensure that scaffolds only under the supervision of a competent person and after instruction are on - according to § 12 of professional for appropriate employees, down -, or rebuilt. The training has to include information about a particular) the plan for the Assembly, dismantling or alteration of the scaffolding concerned, b) the safe Assembly, dismantling or alteration of the scaffolding concerned, c) preventive measures against danger to workers by crashing or falling objects, d) safety precautions in the event that the weather conditions change so that the safety and health of the workers concerned is impaired can be , e) permissible loads, f) all hazard other, possibly with the set-up, dismantling or alteration associated.
The plan provided for in point 3.2.2 with all instructions contained therein before the start of the activity must be the qualified person supervised the scaffolding work, and the workers concerned.
3.3 special provisions for the use of ladders 3.3.1 of the employer may provide only such ladders to workers that are suitable for their design for each executed activity.
3.3.2 must be stable while using and securely accessible set up ladders. In addition, conductors must be protected against flipping over if required by the type of activity performed. Portable ladders must be so on a sustainable and adequately sized, immovable surface, keep the levels in a horizontal position. Hanging ladders should be secured against unintentional unhooking. They must be safe and so secured with the exception of rope ladders, that they can not slip or fall in a pendulum motion.
3.3.3 is the feet of portable ladders from slipping during use these ladders either by securing the top or bottom of the Stiles, an anti-slip device or by means of other, equally suitable action to prevent. Ladders, which are used as ascent must be such that they extend far enough over the exit site, if not other devices allow a safe handhold. To use, that the parts of the head remain immobile connected multiple parts plug wires or positionable. Portable ladders are to lock that you can not roll away prior to their use.
3.3.4 are ladders so that workers can safely stand and to hold firmly. Must be worn on a ladder a load, this should not prevent a safe handhold.
3.4 special rules for access and positioning techniques with the aid of ropes 3.4.1 when using use of rope access and positioning procedure, the following conditions must be met: a) the system shall consist of at least two independently fixed ropes, with one as access, lowering and retaining means (work rope) and the other as securing devices (safety rope).
(b) the employer must ensure that workers use appropriate fall arrest harness, about which they are connected to the safety rope.
(c) in the system, a seat with appropriate accessories must be provided, which is connected with the work rope.
(d) the work rope must be equipped with safe means of the up and rappelling. This includes a self-locking system that prevents a crash when people lose control of their movements. The lifeline is equipped with a synchronous movement ongoing, mobile anti-fall device.
(e) tools and other accessories to be used by employees is equal to appropriate means to secure, that it does not fall off and is easily accessible on its harness or seat or having recourse to other.
(f) the works are carefully to plan and supervise. The employer has to ensure that direct aid can be done workers if necessary.
(g) the workers who use use of rope access and positioning techniques, must be particularly reliant in the working procedure, in particular as regards the rescue procedures.
3.4.2 different is the use of a single rope of point 3.4.1 allowed, if the risk assessment indicates that the use of a second rope would represent a greater danger to the work, and appropriate measures are taken to ensure the safety of employees in other ways. This is set out in the documentation of the risk assessment.
4. Special provisions for elevator systems 4.1 who is a elevator to annex 2 number 2 section 2 operates 2(a) or 2(b), shall ensure that in the car of the lift system an effective two-way communication system is installed, via the an emergency services can be achieved constantly. Each elevator is an emergency plan to produce and to provide the emergency services before, so can this immediately adequately respond to emergency calls and promptly appropriate assistance measures. The equipment necessary for the liberation of included are to deploy before the operation in the immediate vicinity of the plant.
The emergency plan must at least include: a) location of the elevator system, b) responsible employer, c) persons who have access to all facilities of the plant, d) who can make an exemption of included, e) contact data of persons, the first aid can afford (for example, ambulance or fire brigade), f) details of the expected beginning of a liberation and g) the emergency exemption instructions for the elevator.
Sentences 1 to 4 shall not apply to construction site hoists and facade the driving equipment pursuant to annex 2 section 2 paragraph 2 letter b. 4.2 elevator system in accordance with Annex 2 section 2 number 2 runs who, according to § 10, taking into account the type and intensity of use of the plant to take maintenance measures.
4.3 in the immediate vicinity of a lift system pursuant to annex 2 section 2 paragraph 2 no facilities may exist, which can endanger the safe operation.
4.4. the employer has to ensure that persons working elevators are used only by employees assigned by him. The employer must be only use circulation lifts of other persons as employees if he take appropriate measures to protect of other persons from hazards by circulating lifts. As far as technical protection measures are not available or are insufficient, the employer has to ensure the necessary protection of these persons by other measures; in particular, he has to make known the others potential threats when using elevators circulation, to set the necessary rules of behaviour for the use and the necessary precautions for it to meet that this code of conduct are observed by the other people.
4.5 the engine room of a lift system pursuant to annex 2 section 2 paragraph 2 may only be accessible to persons entitled to access.
4.6 who is a section 2 number 2 runs annex 2 elevator after, has regularly an inspection and functional testing to undergo them according to § 4 paragraph 5, sentence 3.
5. Special provisions for die systems 5.1 for the testing of pressure equipment is a written work program to set up. In it are the individual steps and the to be determined for this purpose on the basis of risk assessment measures to take on the risks associated with testing remain as low as possible.
5.2
Pressure equipment may be provided at the appropriate places and operated. You may be placed in such places and operated, where this can lead to danger to employees or other persons.
The amount of feed water to the safe operation must be carried to 5.3 boilers as long as they are heated.
5.4 pressure gases may be bottled only in suitable containers.

Annex 2 (to the sections 15 and 16) test specifications for installations requiring a monitoring (site: Federal Law Gazette I 2015, 70-86) section 1 approved monitoring bodies 1 approval by regulatory agencies are approved monitoring bodies for the checks that are required or arranged pursuant to this annex, according to article 37, paragraph 1 and 2 of the product safety act. Are the requirements of section 37 paragraph 5 of the product safety Act, following conditions for the granting of the authority to meet: the approved monitoring body must a) have a liability insurance with a coverage of at least 2.5 million euros, b) at least the examination of all systems requiring monitoring can make each according to section 2, 3 or 4, c) have a cable, which carries the overall responsibility for ensuring , that the inspection activities in accordance with the provisions of this regulation are carried out, d) apply an appropriate, effective quality assurance system with regular internal auditing, e) ensure that persons employed with exams be entrusted only with such tasks in their execution that impartiality of persons is maintained, and f) have a compensation system where the remuneration of persons employed with the tests depends either directly by the number of tests by their results.
2. approval of inspection bodies of companies and groups of companies as approved monitoring bodies may bodies designated by companies and groups of companies within the meaning of section 37 paragraph 5 sentence 3 of the product safety Act, if this is technically shown, the conditions of number 3(c) 1 set up to f met and the testing of a) are organizationally distinguished, b) have reporting procedures within the company or group of companies , which ensure their impartiality and demonstrate, c) for the planning, production, distribution, operation or maintenance of the requiring monitoring system are responsible, d) pursue any activities that can come with the independence of their assessment and reliability within the framework of their review work in conflict and e) work exclusively for the company or group of companies.
The bodies may be named for tests requiring monitoring systems within the meaning of sections 3 and 4. Companies are among a group of companies within the meaning of sentence 1 after §§ 16 and 17 of the companies Act, as well as joint ventures in which the company which belongs to the testing laboratory, holds a stake of about 50 percent.
Section 2 lifts 1 scope and purpose this section is to apply for testing the lifts listed in number 2 prior to initial operation and after subject to mandatory testing changes, as well as for periodic tests. The tests are carried out with the aim, to ensure the safe operation of the elevator up to the next test. All elevator external safety devices, which are required for the safe use of the lift system, such as overpressure ventilation system or emergency power supply of fire brigade lifts belong to the test. After this section, equivalent results to be considered when the tests tests according to other legal regulations of the Federal and State Governments.
Definitions lifts within the meaning of point 1 are 2: a) lifts within the meaning of Directive 2014/33/EC 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 96 of the 29.3.2014, p. 251), b) machines in the categories set out in annex IV, article 17 of the directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast) (OJ L 157 of the 9.6.2006, p. 24), as long as it is machines, the aa) temporarily turn on or be built to transport persons or persons and goods during construction or repair work on the different floor levels of a building or levels of a structure or building (construction site hoists), or bb) firmly and permanently mounted, installed and used; include associated systems intended to accommodate people with and without equipment and material, and their hanging of carrying funds platforms by hoists also buildings or be moved by hoists and trolleys (facade the driving equipment).
Following machines are excluded: aa) boat lifts, bb) devices and equipment to the shelf operation, cc) escalators and moving walkways, dd) inclined railways, but not inclined elevators, ee) hand-operated lift systems, ff) funding bodies, which are firmly connected and intended for the transport of the crane driver with cranes, gg) retractable tax homes on barges, c) persons working elevators.
3. testing of elevator equipment before use and after modifications subject to mandatory testing 3.1 lifts within the meaning of paragraph 2 are set 1 to check prior to initial operation by an approved test centre.
3.2 lifts within the meaning of paragraph 2 are to check subject to mandatory testing changes to an approved surveillance authority before recommissioning.
3.3 when considering paragraphs 3.1 and 3.2 is to examine whether a) the technical documentation, as there are, for example, the EC declaration of conformity and the emergency plan, and the content of the emergency relief manual is plausible, b) the lift system in accordance with this Ordinance was built and can be safely used and c) the electrical system of the lift system compliant with the specifications and the emergency call forwarding to a constantly manned location is guaranteed.
The testing should be confined after a change in subject to mandatory testing it to check that the lift system has been properly changed and sure works.
4. recurrent tests of elevator equipment 4.1 lifts within the meaning of point 2 are regularly recurring check (examination) by an approved inspection body. The test includes testing the safety of the electrical system, insofar as this is necessary for the assessment of the safe use of the elevator system. The periods for the periodic inspections are to set 1 point 4.2 annex by the employer according to § 3 paragraph 6, taking into account the necessary maintenance measures. The inspection period may not exceed two years. Article 16, paragraph 2 shall apply mutatis mutandis. The approved monitoring body in a check determines that the test period is set incorrectly, the employer in accordance with the approved monitoring body has to shorten the testing period. The employer with the shortening does not agree, he has to bring about a decision of the competent authority.
4.2 when assessing 4.1 is sentence 1 number to determine whether a) technical documents required for the examination, in particular the EC declaration of conformity and the emergency plan, and the content of the emergency relief manual is plausible and b) the lift system is in a State corresponding to this regulation and may be safely used.
4.3 in addition is an audit (midterm) for testing referred to in point 4.1 in the middle of the test period between two examinations referred to in point 4.1. § 14 paragraph 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis. When assessing pursuant to sentence 1 is to check that the lift system is in a State corresponding to this regulation and may be safely used. The test shall be performed by an approved test centre.
Section 3 explosion hazards 1 scope and purpose this section applies to testing of work equipment for testing of technical measures in potentially explosive atmospheres according to § 2 paragraph 14 of the hazardous substances Ordinance. The tests are carried out with the aim, to ensure protection against hazards due to explosions and fires at least until the next check. During the tests the effectiveness and functions of technical protection measures are to determine, were taken after this Ordinance and the Ordinance on hazardous substances. After this section, equivalent results to be considered when the tests tests according to other legal regulations of the Federal and State Governments.
2. definition of equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres are all explosion protection relevant work resources including the connecting elements, as well as the explosion protection relevant parts of the building.
3. assessing capable persons 3.1 a person qualified for consideration within the meaning of this section on the qualifications referred to in article 2 paragraph 6 must also a) sufficient technical qualifications have a relevant technical vocational training or another for the provided examination papers, b) with at least one year experience in the manufacture, Assembly, operation or maintenance of the tested systems or system components within the meaning of this section have the and c)
keep their knowledge of explosion hazards through participation in training or teachings up to date.
3.2 for performing tests in accordance with point 4.2 must have the persons qualified to check in addition to point 3.1 on an official recognition of a qualification corresponding to the testing task and the testing equipment required for testing. Sentence 1 shall not apply if equipment, protective systems or security, control or regulating devices 2014/34/EC undergo within the meaning of the directive after the repair by the manufacturer of a test and the manufacturer confirms that the device, the system of protection or security, control or control device corresponds to the requirements of this regulation in the features relevant to the explosion protection.
3.3 by way of derogation from point 3.1 must one who qualified for testing 4.1 and 5.1 performs tests according to the numbers, a) about that in § 2 paragraph 6 qualification referred to, one of the following qualifications have: aa) a relevant study, bb) a relevant vocational training, cc) a comparable technical qualification or dd) other technical qualification with many years of experience in the field of safety technology , b) comprehensive knowledge of explosion protection including the associated regulations have, c) can show a relevant experience from a timely activity d) keep their knowledge explosion protection up to date and e) regular training through participation in relevant exchange of experiences in the field of explosion protection.
3.4 performs according to paragraphs 4 and 5 a monitoring body to be accredited for testing in potentially explosive tests that may be carried out by a competent person referred to in point 3, it has the employer by way of derogation according to article 17, paragraph 1, sentence 1 handed over a recording by § 17 paragraph 1 sentence 2 instead of an examination certificate.
4 4.1 installations in explosion hazard areas are testing subject to mandatory testing changes before and after repair to check prior to initial operation and after subject to mandatory testing changes on explosion safety. This 2 explosion protection plan presented the regulation on hazardous materials and zoning to consider are number in the explosion protection document according to § 6 paragraph 9. In the examination is to determine whether a) technical documents required for the audit are fully present, b) built the facility in accordance with this Ordinance and is in a safe condition and c) the defined technical and organisational measures are effective.
Number 3 to 8 is in addition plants according to § 18 sentence 1, paragraph 1 to check whether the necessary fire protection measures are respected.
With the exception of facilities according to § 18 sentence 1 paragraph 1 number 3 to 8 the tests must perform by a person qualified for testing referred to in point 3.3.
4.2 devices, protection systems and safety, controlling or regulating devices are in the meaning which may 2014/34/EC directive after an overhaul in terms of component, which the explosion protection depends, first back in operation after a person qualified for testing has determined in point 3.2 that the piece does meet the requirements in the features relevant to the explosion protection.
5. regular checks are 5.1 systems in hazardous areas to check at least every six years on explosion safety. Here are the explosion protection document and the zone classification to take into account. In the examination is to determine whether a) technical documents required for the audit are missing and its contents is plausible, b) tests have been completed according to paragraphs 5.2 and 5.3, c) the system is in a State corresponding to this regulation and may be safely used d) the defined technical and organisational measures are effective and e) the maintenance concept is effective after point 5.4.
Number 3 to 8 is in addition plants according to § 18 paragraph 1 sentence 1 to check whether the necessary fire protection measures are respected.
With the exception of facilities according to § 18 paragraph 1 sentence 1 number 3 to 8 the tests must perform by a person qualified for testing referred to in point 3.3.
5.2 in addition to the testing referred to in point 5.1 devices at least recurring protection systems, security, control and regulating devices in the sense of the 2014/34/CE directive with its link facilities as part of a system in a hazardous area and their interactions with other parts of the plant are set 1 to test every three years. The test can be performed by a person qualified to the examination referred to in point 3.1.
5.3 in addition are 5.1 set 1 and point 5.2 ventilation systems to the tests referred to in point, recurring every year to check gas warning devices and Inertisierungseinrichtungen. The test can be performed by a person qualified to the examination referred to in point 3.1.
5.4 on the periodic inspections according to paragraphs 5.2 and 5.3 can be omitted, if the has set a maintenance concept employers within the framework of the documentation of the risk assessment, the equivalent ensures that a safe condition of the facilities is maintained and the explosion safety is permanently guaranteed. The effectiveness of the maintenance concept is to assess in the framework of the audit referred to in point 4.1. They are part of the change and repair concept work carried out and measures to the system to document and to present the authority upon request.
Section 4 pressure equipment 1 scope and purpose this section applies to the testing of pressure equipment listed in points 2.1 and 2.2 (installations and installation parts) prior to initial operation and after subject to mandatory testing changes, as well as for periodic tests. The tests are carried out with the aim, to ensure the safe operation of the printing plant to the next test. When assessing the security-relevant installation and ambient conditions are, as well as to incorporate steam boiler installations the installation room. During the tests, the effectiveness and the function of the technical protection measures taken pursuant to this regulation and the regulation on hazardous materials are to determine. After this section, equivalent results to be considered when the tests tests according to other legal regulations of the Federal and State Governments.
2. definitions 2.1 pressure equipment within the meaning of point 1 are a) steam boiler plants, which include heated at risk of overheating pressure equipment for generating steam or hot water with a temperature of more than 110 degrees, b) pressure container equipment except steam boilers, c) equipment for filling of compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure gases including storage and reservoir (filling systems), which are intended, that them the following container , Filling equipment or vehicles are: aa) pressure vessels for the storage of gases with gases of transportable pressure equipment, bb) transportable pressure equipment with gases, cc) land, water or air vehicles with gas for use as fuel or fuel, d) piping systems under inner pressure of gases, vapours or liquids that no. 1272/2008 in its annex I are classified as follows according to the Regulation (EC): aa) as flammable gases in 2.2 , bb) as flammable liquids in paragraph 2.6, if you have a flash point of not more than 55 degrees Celsius, cc) as pyrophoric liquids in paragraph 2.9, dd) as acutely toxic in point 3.1.2 category 1 or 2, or ee) as corrosive in number 3.2.2.6 pressure equipment must at the same time be or contain: a) pressure equipment directive 2014/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 may 2014 to the harmonisation of legislation of Member States concerning the provision of pressure equipment on the Market (OJ L 189 of the 27.6.2014, p. 164), with the exception of the pressure equipment within the meaning of article 4 paragraph 3 of this directive, b) transportable pressure equipment within the meaning of Directive 2010/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2010 on transportable pressure equipment and repealing the directives of Directive 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC, 84/527/EEC and 1999/36/EC (OJ L 165 of 30 June 2010, p. 1), and article is not apply 1(3) of Directive 2010/35/EC, or c) simple pressure vessels within the meaning of Directive 2014/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 to the harmonisation of legislation of Member States concerning the provision of simple pressure vessels on the market (OJ L 96 of the 29.3.2014, p. 45), with the exception of simple pressure vessels with a print content product of no more than 50 bar · Litres.
2.2 equipment within the meaning of point 1 a) pressure equipment set are 2 letter a, the pressure vessels referred to in point 2.1, b) pressure equipment set 2 are 2(a), the steam or hot water generator referred to in point 2.1, c) pressure equipment referred to in point 2.1 set 2 letter a, the piping for the number 2.1 set include 1 letter d listed fluids, d) simple pressure vessels referred to in point 2.1 set 2 letter c , e) transportable pressure equipment referred to in point 2.1 set 2 letter b.
The plant parts fittings within the meaning associated with article 2 paragraph 4 of the 2014/68/CE directive as well as all other equipment parts affecting safety.
2.3 allocation of equipment referred to in point 2.2 to number 5.9 table 3-11: a)
Superheated liquids are liquids whose vapour pressure at the maximum allowable temperature by more than 0,5 bar above normal atmospheric pressure (1.013 bar).
b) fluid Group 1 comprises fluids, no. 1272/2008 classified as follows according to the Regulation (EC): aa) explosive substances/mixtures referred to in annex I, point 2.1, bb) flammable gases referred to in annex I, point 2.2, cc) flammable liquids in annex I number 2.6, dd) pyrophoric liquids referred to in annex I number 2.9, ee) acutely toxic in annex I number 3.1.2 category 1, ff) acutely toxic in annex I number 3.1.2 category 2 , gg) oxidising liquids referred to in annex I number 2.13, hh) oxidizing gases in annex I number 2.4.
Flammable liquids of category 3 include the fluid Group 1 only, if the maximum allowable temperatures above the flash point is using, but limited to a flash point of 55 degrees Celsius. The fluid Group 2 includes all fluids which are not mentioned under fluid Group 1.
(c) corrosive substances are those referred to in annex I number 3.2.2.6 of Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 2.4 for the assignment of equipment referred to in point 2.2 to number 5.9 can table 2 to 11 instead of the maximum allowable pressure specified by the manufacturer PS also the set by the employer, and secured by a piece of equipment with safety function permissible operating pressure PB are based. This pressure is to be documented in the risk assessment and to include in the examination certificate or the record of the inspection prior to initial operation or on the assessment after a change in subject to mandatory testing.
3. assessing capable persons a person qualified for consideration within the meaning of this section on the qualifications referred to in article 2 paragraph 6 must also a) have a relevant technical professional training, b) with at least one year experience in the manufacture, Assembly, operation or maintenance of the tested systems or system components within the meaning of this section have the and c) their knowledge of pressure hazards through participation in training or instruction , keep in particular on the following topics up to date: aa) design and manufacturing processes, bb) equipment and protection concepts, cc) Assembly, installation (installation) and operation or use, dd) intended operation, ee) risk assessment, ff) inspections, periodic check-up and testing including evaluating the results and gg) occurring in practice, relevant influences and damage.
4. tests of pressure equipment subject to mandatory testing changes and before are 4.1 installations referred to in point 2.1, including their parts referred to in point 2.2 before initial operation and after subject to mandatory testing changes to consider. The test shall be performed by an approved test centre. Notwithstanding the audit can perform by a person qualified to examine, if the system composed exclusively of plant parts, table 2 to 11 by a person qualified for consideration must be tested before initial operation or after subject to mandatory testing changes according to number 5.9. Sentence 3 shall not apply for attachments that contain pipelines referred to in point 5.5 set 3. Steam boilers are allowed again to produce steam or hot water that were more than two years out of service, in operation, after their installation parts referred to in point 2.2 have undergone letter b of an internal examination.
4.2 in the examination before commissioning is to examine whether a) the for the exam required technical documentation, and b as, for example, the EC declaration of conformity, and its content is plausible) the installation including the equipment in accordance with this regulation has been built and is in a safe condition.
Testing should be confined after a change in subject to mandatory testing it to check that the installation complying with this regulation has been changed and sure works.
5. regular checks of plants and plant parts are 5.1 installations referred to in point 2.1 and their installation parts referred to in point 2.2 recurring to check. The test is generally performed by an approved test centre. 2 other test responsibilities for system components are laid down in point 5.9 table 2 to 9. A system comprised entirely of plant components, recurring must be inspected by a person qualified to examine, the plant may be recurring reviewed by a person qualified to examine.
5.2 for the recurring inspection to determine whether a) technical documents required for the audit and its contents is plausible, b) the system is in a State corresponding to this regulation and may be safely used and c) the defined technical and organisational measures are effective.
5.3 the set by the employer in the context of the risk assessment to test deadline for the equipment referred to in point 2.1 shall not exceed ten years.
5.4 it must be established according to § 3 paragraph 6 in test period to set the context of the risk assessment for plants under this section no later than within six months after the commissioning of the plant.
5.5 regular checks of the parts referred to in point 2.2 consist of external audits, internal audits and tests. Point 5.1 set 2 different test responsibilities are in point 5.9 table 2-11 set. When pipes DN > 25 and PS > 0.5 bar for gases, vapours or liquids overheated, the annex I number 3.1.2 category 1 of Regulation (EC) are acutely toxic no 1272/2008, the periodic inspections must be carried out but always by an approved inspection body.
(5.6 external testing of plant components can be dropped a) for pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 letter a, unless they are fire heated, heated exhaust gas or electrically heated, and b) for simple pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 letter d.
With pipes according to number, internal audits can be omitted 2.2 letter c.
(5.7 in external and internal audits of plant components can be replaced by a) visits by other procedures and b) static pressure tests on strength examinations by destructive methods, when the employer presents a test concept confirmed by an approved inspection body, which technically equivalent statements will be achieved. Measures can be set on the basis of a plan on the basis of a test statement can be made without having to the system or equipment must be decommissioned. A verification result must not be transferred from a plant on another plant.
5.8 plant parts that are to check table recurring 2 to 11 by an approved inspection body referred to in point 5.9, the limits set out in table 1 apply.
Table 1 maximum periods for the periodic inspections of system parts by a approved monitoring body part external examination inner strength testing steam boiler referred to in point 5.9 table 2 1 year 3 years 9 years pressure vessels referred to in point 5.9 table 3, 4, 5 and 6 2 years (exceptions to point 5.6 set 1) 5 years 10 years simple pressure vessels referred to in point 5.9 table 7-5 years 10 years pipelines referred to in point 5.9 table 8 , 9, 10 and 11 5 years - 5 years 5.9 for installation parts which must be checked after the tables 2 to 9 recurring by a person qualified for consideration must be the inspection interval to be determined by the employer in the framework of a risk assessment not more than ten years. By way of derogation from sentence 1 the period of the strength tests on 15 years may be extended, if within the framework of external or internal audit, it is proved that the plant can be operated safely. The evidence is set out in the documentation of the risk assessment.
Table 2 mapping and testing of heated overheating explosive pressure equipment for generating steam or hot water with a temperature of more than 110 degrees Celsius according to point 2.2 set 1(b) the SOP V [l] PS [bar] test groups limits PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] exam before recurring check outer inner strength examination I > 2 > 0.5 ≤ 50 bP bP bP bP II > 2 > 0.5 ≤ 32 50 0.5 ≤ 32 200 1 000 or HP > ⋅ 32 or PS V > 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend: ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing enabled person table 3 mapping and testing of pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 set 1 letter a and e for gases, vapours and overheated liquids of the fluid Group 1 test Group V [l] test groups limits PS [bar] or PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] examination before recurring check outer inner strength examination I > 1 PS > 0.5 to 25 1 PS > 0.5 and 50 1 bar and PS ⋅ V > 1 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend : ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing enabled person table 4 mapping and testing of pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 set 1 letter a and e for gases, vapours and overheated liquids of the fluid Group 2 test Group V [l] test groups limits PS [bar] or PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] examination before recurring check outer inner strength examination I > 1 PS > 0.5 and 50 1 0.5 1 PS > 4 and PS ⋅ V > 3 000 legend : ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing enabled person table 5 mapping and testing of pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 set 1 letter a and e not superheated liquid fluid Group 1 test Group V [l] test group boundaries
PS [bar] or PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] exam before participation periodic inspection of external examination inner strength test I > 1 0.5 200 bP bP bP bP II ≤ 1 HP > 500 HP of ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 bP bP bP bP 1 000 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS > 1 10 200 ZÜS bP bP bP III > 1 PS > 500 HP of ⋅ V ≤ 10 000 ZÜS bP bP bP PS ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend : ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing enabled person table 6 mapping and testing of pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 set 1 letter a and e not superheated liquid fluid Group 2 test Group V [l] test groups limits PS [bar] or PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] examination before recurring check outer inner strength examination I ≤ 10 PS > 1 000 HP of ⋅ V ≤ 1 000 bP bP bP bP 1 000 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS > 10 10 10 000 ZÜS bP
bP bP II > 10 PS > 500 and HP of ⋅ V > 10 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend: ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing enabled person table 7 assignment and tests of simple pressure vessels referred to in point 2.2 set 1 letter d test group test group limits PS ⋅ V [bar ⋅ l] examination before commissioning periodic inspection of inner strength examination I PS > 0.5 and 50 0.5 and 200 0.5 and 1 000 0.5 and PS ⋅ V > 3 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend: ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - testing competent person table 8 assignment and testing of pipelines by point 2.2 set 1 letter c for gases, vapours and overheated liquids, as long as the properties given are rate 1 letter d referred to in point 2.1, except "corrosive" or "flammable liquids category 3" in the sense of annex I number 3.1.2 of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008, if the liquid is heated to a maximum to the flash point to point 5.5 set 3 is advised.
Test group test group limits test limits ⋅ examination before commissioning periodic inspection of PS [bar] DN or PS [bar] DN PS [bar] DN outer strength examination I ⋅ 0.5 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS > 35 DN ≤ 100 II 0.5 3 500 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS 0.5 35 DN > 100 > 20 DN ≤ 250 III 0.5 5 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS > 20 DN > 250 legend: ZÜS - approved monitoring body; bP - assessing competent person table 10 mapping and testing of pipelines by number 2.2 set 1 letter c for not overheated liquids, if the characteristics referred to in point 2.1 set are 1(d), except 'corrosive' and 'flammable liquids category 3' within the meaning of annex I number 3.1.2 of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008, if heats the liquid only up to the flash point test group test group limits testing before commissioning periodic inspection of PS [bar] DN or PS [bar] ⋅ DN
Outer strength examination I 0.5 2 000 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS II 10 2 000 and DN > 25 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS III > 500 DN > 25 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend: ZÜS - approved monitoring body table 11 allocation and testing of pipelines by point 2.2 set 1 letter c for not overheated liquids, if the following properties set of 1 letter d are referred to in point 2.1 : "corrosive" and "flammable liquids category 3" in the sense of annex I number 3.1.2 of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008, if the liquid only up to the flashpoint heats will test group test group boundaries examination before recurring test PS [bar] DN or PS [bar] ⋅ DN outer strength examination I 10 5 000 and DN > 200 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS II > 500 DN > 200 ZÜS ZÜS ZÜS legend : ZÜS - approved monitoring body 6.
Special testing requirements for certain installations and installation parts by way of derogation to the testing requirements referred to in paragraphs 4 and 5 shall apply to the installations referred to in point 6 and whose installation parts the following test requirements. The to be determined by the employer test period of periodic inspections of plants listed in point 6 and plant parts must not exceed ten years, unless otherwise specified in the following test requirements.
6.1 tube furnaces in tube furnaces equipment in process plants, consisting entirely of pipe arrangements, can be tested prior to initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing and recurring by a person qualified for consideration.
6.2 cooling and heat pump systems 6.2.1 for refrigeration and heat pump systems, which are operated in closed circuit with refrigerant and recurring must be examined by an approved inspection body, are conditioning tests carried out at least every five years.
6.2.2 periodic internal tests and tests are required only, if the part of the plant is decommissioned for repairs.
(6.3 Kondenstöpfe and separator for gas bubbles the test prior to initial operation, the examination after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspection can perform by a person qualified to examine at a) Kondenstöpfen and b) filters for gas bubbles, which the gas room on no more than 10 percent of the tank's content is limited.
6.4 Dampfbeheizte presses for machine ironing and dump the inspection prior to initial operation, the check after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspection can perform by a person qualified to examine at a) steam-heated mould pressing and b) presses for machine ironing, steaming, bonding, fixing and fixing similar treatment of textiles and leather products.
6.5 press gas capacitors when pressing gas condensers can perform the tests prior to initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspections by a person qualified to examine.
6.6 not directly heated heat generator and expansion vessels in heating and cooling systems the check prior to initial operation, the check after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspection can be performed by a person qualified to examine at a) not directly heated heat generators with a heating medium temperature of no more than 120 degrees Celsius and b) expansion vessels in heating and cooling systems with water temperatures of no more than 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
6.7 equipment for the production of steam or hot water through a heat recovery plant parts, in which steam or hot water is produced in a production process through heat recovery, the Association of Auditors according to number 5.9 table 4. The recurring test deadlines from number apply 5.8 table 1 for pressure vessels referred to in point 5.9 table 4 by way of derogation from sentence 1 the mapping of the examiner in installations where flue gases are cooled and the resulting steam or the hot water not predominantly is guided to the process unit, number aimed 5.9 table 2. 5.8 table 1 apply the recurring periodic check-up from number for boiler referred to in point 5.9 5.9 table 8 to 11 may table 2 6.8 piping with test program different from number checks that there are associated with an approved test centre, be carried out by a person qualified to examine, if a) on the basis of the risk assessment into a checker the periodic inspections of pipelines referred to in point 2.2 rate 1 letter c in writing were set and b) an approved monitoring body has certified , that the specifications meet the requirements of this regulation.
The approved monitoring body at random checking whether adhered to the written specification and the tests carried out. The maximum time-limits apply for pipelines referred to in point 5.8 table 1 6.9 bottles for breathing apparatus 6.9.1 to bottles for breathing apparatus for work and rescue purposes must every five years external audits, internal audits, tests and, if necessary, weight checks are performed by an approved inspection body.
6.9.2 on bottles for breathing apparatus, equipment used, as must all two and a half years external checks, internal checks and, if necessary, weight checks, as well as all five years of tests be performed by an approved inspection body.
The test before is omitted 6.9.3 bottles for breathing apparatus, which are associated with equipment as function finished Assembly on the market, unless the manufacturer has indicated the next inspection date on the bottle.
6.9.4 after a review is to provide the current and the next inspection date on the bottle body. The creation of a Sammelprüfbescheinigung and its provision for the employer is sufficient.
6.10 pressure vessels are required regular internal checks with gas cushion in pressure fluid systems 6.10.1 in pressure vessels with gas cushion in pressure fluid systems only after ten years, if the used fluids and gases on the tank wall have no corrosive effect and the pressure tank to assign one of the following test groups are referred to in point 5.9: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, unless PS > amounts to 1 bar, b) test group III in accordance with table 4 , where PS > amounts to 1 bar, or c) test Group IV according to table 4 6.10.2 for oil between tanks in oil hydraulic control systems may cease the periodic inspections referred to in point 5.
6.11 pressure vessels as components in electrical switchgear and controlgear 6.11.1
For pressure vessels, which are used as part of the installation in electrical switchgear and controlgear, the periodic internal inspections can be reset to repair work, when it is filled with dry air are that no corrosive effect is applied to the container wall and referred to in point 5.9 one of the following test groups are allocated to: a) review group III according to table 4, if PS > 1 bar , 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 · Litres.
Notwithstanding sentence 1 internal examinations must however perform main containers after ten years, intermediate containers and the containers immediately associated with the switching devices after 15 years.
The recurring tests can be omitted 6.11.2 in pressure vessels referred to in point 6.11.1. The inner tests, however, are through tests to complete, if a) changes subject to testing have taken place or b) the internal tests for the evaluation of safety State of the container are not sufficient.
6.11.3 in pressurized containers of insulating - and extinguishing agent storage containers and hydraulic accumulators in electrical switchgear or switch gears, which are filled with gases or liquids that are have no corrosive effect on vessel walls, can account for recurring inspections, if the pressure vessels as part of one of the following test groups to associate are referred to in point 5.9: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, b) test group III according to table 4, if PS > 1 bar , or c) test Group IV can be performed the tests prior to initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspections by a person qualified to examine according to table 4 6.11.4 in pressure vessels, not covered by the numbers 6.11.1 until 6.11.3, if the pressure vessel a) as part of the installation in electrical Hochspannungsschaltgeräten, high-voltage installations and gas-insulated pipe rail power systems used for , b) the electrical systems require their function under overpressure-standing delete or insulating and c) associate are one of the following test groups referred to in point 5.9: 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 inspections of pressure vessels pursuant to sentence 1 can be omitted if it is filled with gases or gas mixtures, have no corrosive effect on tank walls.
6.12 silencers in pipelines with silencers, which are installed in piping can account for regular internal checks.
6.13 pressure vessel by fire extinguishers and extinguishing means containers 6.13.1 for portable fire extinguishers, marketed as function finished Assembly in traffic, the test before is omitted. The periodic inspections may be performed at portable fire extinguishers from a person qualified to examine, if the product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and significant volume V no more than 1 000 bar · Litre is.
6.13.2 at pressure vessels by fire extinguishers that are used only when under pressure, and pressure tanks of carbon dioxide fire extinguishers need periodic tests performed only after expiration of the inspection period to be, when they opened for maintenance purposes or filled with extinguishing agent again or new / filled are. Fire extinguishers and extinguishing agent containers strength tests can be omitted as extinguishing agents extinguishing powder is used and no deficiencies have been identified in the internal audit.
Recurring tests can be omitted 6.13.3 in portable fire extinguishers with inner lining, provided that no damage to the lining has been established in the internal audits. In addition, number 5.8 6.13.4 extinguishing agent containers applies to stationary systems, which are used for the storage of non-corrosive fire gases, need periodic tests after expiration of the test period only to be carried out, if the extinguishing cylinder for repair purposes be opened or if extinguishing is replenished after use.
Recurring tests can be dropped 6.14 pressure vessels and piping with liner or lining 6.14.1 on pressure vessels and piping with lining, provided that no damage to the lining has been established in the internal audits. In addition section 5.8. apply 6.14.2 in pressure vessels and the periodic inspections are required pipes with lining. Notwithstanding sentence 1 but internal tests are required, if a) parts of the lining to the extent of 1 square meter or more have been removed, b) walls have been uncovered or c) erosion or damage to the walls of the tank or pipes have been identified.
By way of derogation from sentences 1 and 2 internal exams and tests are required, if the lining has been completely removed.
6.14.3 pressure vessels and piping with a gap between the lining and coat must be non-recurring tested, if the gap in terms of the tightness of the lining is checked and a) has been evaluated for the procedure to check the tightness of the approved inspection body on reliability and suitability and b) in the test records according to § 17 proof of testing of the space is included.
Perform the check, if table 1 so opened within the framework of repairs after expiry of the deadlines referred to in point 5.8, being accessible and after 5.9 number one of the following test groups to assign an internal examination is in pressure vessels pursuant to sentence 1: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, b) test group III according to table 4, if PS > amounts to 1 bar, or c) test Group IV after table 4. 6.15 stationary pressure tanks for granular or dust form goods at stationary pressure tanks for granular or pulverized goods can account for recurring tests. Where there is evidence of damage to the pressure-bearing wall are also non-destructive test methods to use when assessing internal. The rest applies number 5.8. the deadline for the periodic inspections 6.16 vehicle container for liquid, granular or dust form goods 6.16.1 vehicle containers for liquid, granular or dust form goods without their own safety equipment begins with the date of manufacture of the tank.
The recurring tests can be omitted 6.16.2 for vehicle tanks for granular or dust-like goods.
6.16.3 in the recurring internal tests of the vehicle tank are random nondestructive testing, for example surface crack test, carried out at highly stressed welding seams.
6.16.4 road vehicle containers for liquid, granular or dust-like goods are required after two years outside testing by an approved inspection body, if they associate with one of the following test groups are referred to in point 5.9: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, b) test group III according to table 4, if PS > amounts to 1 bar, or c) test Group IV according to table 4 6.17 pressure vessels for acting not corrosive gases or gas mixtures 6.17.1's not Earth-covered pressure tanks for gases or gas mixtures , which have no corrosive effect on the container wall, carry the internal testing by an approved test centre at the latest after ten years if they associate with one of the following test groups are referred to in point 5.9: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, unless PS > amounts to 1 bar, b) test group III according to table 4, if PS > amounts to 1 bar, or c) test Group IV according to table 4 6.17.2 is the pressure-bearing wall of unhedged earth pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures , on the container wall no corrosive effect have, either in whole or in part from high-strength fine-grain structural steels, can account for the recurring tests, if a) testing before initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing is not more than ten years or b) no deficiencies have been identified in recent internal testing.
6.17.3 unhedged earth pressure containers for gases or gas mixtures, which have no corrosive effect on the container wall, can be omitted when the recurring inspection visit to the inner wall, if the dispenser a) serve only the storage of propane, butane and their mixtures with a standardised purity, b) have no installations such as heating systems or stiffening rings, and c) have more than 3 tons capacity.
6.17.4 Erdgedeckte pressure vessels for gases or gas mixtures, which have no corrosive effect on the container wall, are the pressure vessels by number 6.17.1 assimilated, if they protected by special measures of protection against damage by chemical and mechanical influences and referred to in point 5.9 one of the following test groups are allocated to: a) Review Group IV according to table 3, b) test group III according to table 4, if PS > 1 bar , or c) test Group IV according to table 4.
Special protection measures against corruption pursuant to sentence 1 is in particular the equipment with a) bituminous sheaths and additional cathodic corrosion protection, b) additional outer container made of steel and a leak detection of space or c) an external coating with appropriate coating materials that can withstand the stresses when used as intended.
The special protection measures are pursuant to sentence 2 to include in the check before initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing. Are recurring to consider: a) the effectiveness of cathodic corrosion protection each year by a person qualified for consideration, b) the function of cathodic corrosion protection and leak monitoring all facilities two years by a person qualified to examine and c) cathodic corrosion protection systems with external electricity every four years by an approved test centre.
6.17.5 when electrically heated pressure vessels referred to in point 5.9 table 4 of the review group III, if PS > 1 bar, and IV can be performed the external audits of the review group for carbon dioxide by a person qualified to examine.
6.17.6 allowed the testing of pressure vessels to evaporation by acting not corrosive gases or gas mixtures, consisting entirely of pipe arrangements, prior to initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing regardless of their maximum allowable pressure and volume of a person qualified to examine carried. Regular internal checks and tests are required only, if the pressure vessels for repair work be decommissioned. The examination must perform pursuant to sentence 2 by a person qualified for consideration.
6.17.7 setting the containers, which were produced in series and that referred to in point 5.9 tables 3 and 4 in the test competence of an approved test centre fall, may be tested by a person qualified to examine if the container with equipment as a unit within the meaning of Directive 2014/68/EU market was brought and the equipment within the meaning of article 2 number 4 and 5 of the directive 2014/68/EC in the Assembly is included.
6.18 pressure vessels and pipelines connected to gas or gases with operating temperatures less than - 10 degrees Celsius in pressure vessels and piping connected for gases or gas mixtures, whose temperatures are kept constantly below - 10 degrees Celsius are required the periodic internal inspections and tests only, if the pressure vessel and piping for repairs out of operation. These checks are required of approved monitoring bodies, although the permissible maximum pressure: less than 1 bar.
6.19 tank and connected to piping for gases or gas mixtures in a liquid state 6.19.1 in pressure vessels and it connected piping for flammable gases and gas mixtures in a liquid state, on the walls of the tanks and pipelines a) corrosive effect have, must biennial external audits are performed by an approved inspection body, b) have no corrosive effect, biennial external audits must be performed by a person qualified for consideration.
6.19.2 for heated pressure vessels for the storage of flammable gases or gas mixtures in a liquid state must be performed by an approved test centre biennial external audits.
(6.19.3 in pressure tanks for gases or gas mixtures in a liquid state, which removed recurring tests from their site, and after performing these tests somewhere else again be set up, you can omit the re-examination before, a) provided that the connections and the equipment of the vessel have not been changed and b) an examination of the existing equipment before starting a similar pressure vessel has been completed on the new site already.
The tests paragraphs 6.19.1 and 6.19.2 apply, 6.19.4 different from article 16 paragraph 3 as carried out on time, if they are carried up to the end of the year of their maturity.
6.20 rotating steam-heated cylinders to rotating steam-heated cylinders are required periodic tests of strength only, if the cylinder of the machine frame will be expanded and the wall thicknesses are accordingly safely dimensioned. The rest number 5.8 applies 5.9 table 4 6.21 stone hardness boiler 6.21.1 stone hardness boilers referred to must the periodic internal inspections every two years be carried.
6.21.2 repaired stone hardness boilers used patches must undergo the repaired areas annually a surface crack inspection by an approved inspection body.
6.21.3 in areas of patch with a length of over 400 mm in the longitudinal direction must be carried after number 6.21.2 the first surface crack inspection six months after the repair.
6.21.4 on the checks referred to in point 6.21.2 can be omitted if no deficiencies have been identified in five successive tests of the repaired areas.
The periodic inspections can be dropped 6.22 pressure vessels and pipelines from glass 6.22.1 pressure vessels and pipelines from glass, except Versuchsautoklaven referred to 6.24, referred to in point 5. If the container or the piping is stressed by erosive media, the wall thickness must be measured at intervals, which set are according to the operating conditions, by a person qualified for consideration.
6.22.2 systems with pressurized containers and pipes made of glass must be carried out in addition a leak test before initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing by a person qualified to examine.
6.23 pressure tank in heat transfer equipment 6.23.1 at pressure vessels in heat transfer systems, in which heat transfer oils are heated or where this heat transfer oils or their vapors are used to the heat, following checks must be performed by an approved inspection body: a) a check before initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing, if the product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and the decisive volume V more than 100 bar · Litre is, and b) periodic tests, if the product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and the decisive volume V more than 500 bar · Litre is. In addition number 5.8. is 6.23.2 heat transfer systems with containers according to number 6.23.1 and parts of this equipment may be carried prior to initial operation and after repair or subject to mandatory testing change only after they have been checked by a person qualified to test for leaks.
6.23.3 heat transfer equipment should only be operated with containers after number 6.23.1, if the heat transfer medium has been tested at least once a year by a person qualified to test for additional availability.
6.24 Versuchsautoklaven 6.24.1 at Versuchsautoklaven must be carried through recurring internal exams and tests by an approved inspection body, if the product of the maximum allowable pressure PS and the decisive volume V more than 100 bar · Litre is. The number is 5.8 6.24.2 Versuchsautoklaven must be checked after each use by a person qualified for consideration.
6.25 heating plates in corrugated board production plants to heating plates in corrugated board production plants need periodic strength tests to be carried out when the heating plates of the machine frame are made only. Internal audits can be omitted.
6.26 water heating systems for drinking water or industrial water in pressurized containers, which serve the heating of enclosed water areas in water heating systems with a permissible maximum temperature of heating agent of more than 110 degrees Fahrenheit, can be made the test before initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspections by a person qualified to examine. Recurring inspections are carried out annually if heat media contain substances or mixtures that are no. 1272/2008 amended dangerous pursuant to article 3 of Regulation (EC). In addition apply points 5.6 and 5.9. 6.27 pneumatic wine presses (membrane presses, presses) 6.27.1 on pressurized containers to the pressing of grapes can account for periodic inspections referred to in point 5, if they enabled by one at least once a year to check tested person for any visible damages. Be but noted damage on pressure loaded parts or repair work carried out, internal audits and tests are required. For pressure vessels, which associate II, III or IV to the test groups are 5.9 table referred to in point 4, the test is accomplished pursuant to sentence 2 of an approved test centre.
(6.27.2 equipment parts of pressure vessels referred to in point 6.27.1 must undergo recurring every five years, å) for pressure vessels referred to in point 5.9 table 4 of the review group III, if PS > 1 bar and a mapping to the test group is IV, by an approved test centre, b) incidentally by a person qualified to examine.
6.28 plate heat exchanger with plate heat exchangers, which consist of can be detachably connected plates, can be omitted the tests prior to initial operation or after a change in subject to mandatory testing and periodic inspections.
6.29 storage containers for food 6.29.1
Pressure vessels referred to the periodic inspections can eliminates 5.9 table 4, which serve the food storage, referred to in point 5.5, if the pressure vessels have been tested at least once a year by a person qualified to check for any visible damages.
6.29.2 equipment parts of pressure vessels referred to in point 6.29.1, which are filled, emptied or sterilized under pressure must be checked after a change in subject to mandatory testing and recurring every five years before the initial operation. The inspections are carried out by approved monitoring bodies, when the permissible operating pressure is more than 1 bar.
6.30 Verwendungsfertige printing equipment and printing equipment in use of finished machines 6.30.1 Verwendungsfertige die systems when ready to use, standard manufactured pressure equipment with pressure equipment within the meaning of Directive 2014/68/EC or with simple pressure vessels within the meaning of Directive 2014/29/EU an examination before commissioning without reference to a position of a pattern can performed by an approved inspection body, provided for equipment or containers the product of maximum allowable pressure PS and significant volume V no more than 1 000 bar · Litre is. Must perform the audit before the terms of the site by a person qualified to examine.
6.30.2 pressure devices in ready to use machines when using ready made machines with built-in pressure equipment within the meaning of point 2.1 set 2 set 2 letter c limited letter a and b or simple pressure vessels within the meaning of point 2.1 to check whether there are technical documents required for the audit testing before initial start-up it and its contents is plausible. Sentence 1 shall apply only if the certificate of conformity covers the true range of pressure devices for the intended operation and safe mounting and installation in the machine and demonstrably not the installation conditions of the machine depends on the safety of the pressure equipment.
6.31 plants which are intended for mobile use pressure container plants within the meaning of point 2.1 set 1 letter b, which are used at different sites, is after the change of the site a re-examination before not necessary, if a) is a certificate of checking carried out elsewhere before, b) no new operating way has shown and the connection conditions as well as the equipment remain unchanged and c) the formation of no special requirements are to.
When special requirements for the installation, it is enough if verifies the secure site at the location of a person qualified to examine, and thereon a certificate.
6.32 fixed filling systems for gases which checks referred to in point 4.1 for filling equipment referred to in point 2.1 set 1 letter c double letter bb and cc including the parts of the system are carried out by an approved test centre. Filling plants referred to in point 2.1 1(c) double letters aa and bb can set the periodic inspections are carried out by a person qualified for consideration. At filling stations referred to in point 2.1 set 1(c) double letter the recurring checks every five years by an approved inspection body must be cc.
6.33 pressure vessel with quick release quick-lock fasteners of pressure vessels are required at least every two years regular external checks after the inspection powers of tables 3 and 4, if they associate with one of the following test groups are referred to in point 5.9: a) Review Group IV table 3 or b) test group III or IV according to table 4 6.34 transportable pressure equipment referred to in annex 2 section 4 number 2.1 set 2 letter b for transportable pressure equipment within the meaning of Directive 2010/35/EU , which filled and are emptied in a different location, may number 4 and 5 are apart from tests in section 4, if the transportable pressure equipment comply with the requirements of Directive 2010/35/EU for testing and use.

Annex 3 (to article 14 paragraph 4) test requirements for certain equipment (site: Gazette I 2015, 87-90) section 1 cranes 1 scope and purpose 1.1 this section applies to tests the following cranes (lifting): trolleys, boom -, Rotary -, Derrick -, bridges -, wall run, portal -, swivel arm, tower cranes, vehicle, truck, loading, truck mounted-, swimming, offshore and cranes. For truck loading cranes, whose last moment more than 300 kilo Newton metres or whose length is more than 15 meters, the test requirements apply, as set out in this section for mobile cranes.
1.2 the checks are carried out with the aim, to ensure the protection of workers from exposure to the above cranes.
2. test experts test experts within the meaning of this section capable persons are paragraph 6, the addition a testing according to § 2) have completed training as an engineer or exhibit similar knowledge and experience in the field of their activity refers b) at least three years experience in the design, construction, maintenance or testing of cranes and of which at least half a year on the audit work of inspection experts were involved in , c) sufficient knowledge of the relevant regulations and rules have, d) for inspecting equipment necessary and documents have the and e) keep their expertise up to date.
3 the test time limits laid down in table 1 and inspection responsibilities apply test periods, inspection powers and test records 3.1 for power-driven cranes.
3.2 the test time limits laid down in table 2 and inspection responsibilities apply to partially power-driven or hand-operated cranes.
3.3 by way of derogation from article 14, paragraph 7, sentence 1 records of the duration of use of the work equipment shall be kept.
3.4 the cranes referred to in tables 1 and 2 should be tested for extraordinary events by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and after changes by a testing expert. Article 14, paragraph 3, sentence 1 does not apply in this respect. § 14 paragraph 2 shall remain unaffected.
Table 1 test dates and test responsibilities for certain cranes Crane inspection after Assembly, installation and before the first periodic inspection trolleys of test experts at least annually by a testing enabled person according to § 2 paragraph 6 boom and slewing cranes test subjects at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 Derrickkrane test is omitted due to § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation by a testing expert
Bridge cranes, Wandlaufkrane test subjects at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 gantry cranes test subjects at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 Schwenkarmkrane test subjects at least annually by a testing enabled person according to § 2 paragraph 6 tower cranes to the test enabled person according to § 2 paragraph 6 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation , in the 14th and 16th year of operation and at least every year by an inspection expert mobile tower cranes (auto cranes) with air-frosted and powered carrier; the movements are controlled by a driver's cabin in the carrier and crane movements from a crane cab, the in the or arranged at the Tower testing is § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation, in the 14th and 16th year of operation is omitted due to § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least twice a year by a person qualified to examine after and then at least annually by an inspection expert mobile crane test is omitted due to § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation, in the 13th year of operation and at least every year by an inspection expert truck cranes a) basically test is omitted b due to section 14, paragraph 1, sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6) with more than 300 kNm load torque or more than 15 m boom length test is omitted due to section 14, paragraph 1, sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation , in the 13th year of operation and then at least annually by a truck Anbaukrane inspection expert test is omitted due to § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every 4 years of operation by a swimming test expert and Offshorekrane test subjects, if installation or Assembly on site test is omitted cranes at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 due to § 14 paragraph 1 sentence 3 at least annually by a person qualified to examine pursuant to § 2 paragraph 6 table 2 test dates and test responsibilities for hand-operated or partly power driven cranes Crane inspection after Assembly, installation and cranes before first use recurring inspection manually operated or partly power driven > 1 t capacity of test experts at least a year enabled person through a testing according to § 2 paragraph 6 hand-operated or capacity to check enabled person according to § 2 paragraph 6 partly power driven cranes of ≤ 1 t
at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to article 2, paragraph 6, section 2 liquefied gas installations 1 scope and purpose 1.1 this section applies to tests of liquid gas installations with combustible gases, insofar as they are listed in table 1. It does not apply, the appropriate tests must be made pursuant to annex 2 to this regulation.
1.2 the checks are carried out with the aim, to ensure the protection of workers against hazards of liquefied natural gas facilities according to table 1. The plants are to check on: a) safe installation and placement, and b) tightness and safe function.
2. definitions 2.1 liquid gas installations according to table 1 consist of equipment supply and related consumption equipment.
2.2 supply systems consist of pressure gas vessels and all other parts which are used for supply of consumption facilities, including the main shut-off device.
2.3 consumption facilities include the gas appliances including the management system and the equipment behind the main shut-off device.
2.4 gas appliances are gas devices with and without exhaust duct.
2.5 main shut-off device is the shut-off device, with which the entire system of consumption can be blocked by the supply system. This can be the tank shut-off valve.
2.6 Portable liquid gas plants are plants where the supply or consumption equipment at different sites can be used.
3. to check authorized persons to examine competent persons within the meaning of this section are those according to § 2 paragraph 6 4 testing and inspection records 4.1 are the liquefied gas installations referred to in table 1 prior to its initial operation, to examine persons before restarting after changes subject to mandatory testing and the maximum time-limits referred to in column 2 recurring from one for testing. § 14 paragraph 2 and 3 shall remain unaffected.
Table 1 test period for periodic inspection of LPG plant recurring test of portable liquefied natural gas facility at least once every 2 years fixed LPG installation at least every 4 years LNG plant with gas appliances in rooms below ground level at least a year liquefied natural gas-powered smoking system at least a year liquefied natural gas facilities in or on vehicles at least every 2 years liquefied gas installation on machines and devices of construction at least annually implements and machines with gas extraction from the liquid phase at least year vehicles with internal combustion engines, liquefied petroleum gas , are not subject to the road at least annually 4.2 records of the duration of use of the work equipment are contrary to article 14, paragraph 7, sentence 1 to keep.
Section 3 Maschinentechnische equipment of event technology 1 scope and purpose 1.1 the requirements listed in this section apply to machine technical equipment of event technology, used for scenic moving and stopping people and loads. Machine-technical equipment of the event technology are especially lighting and skylight trains, lighting and portal bridge, screens, filmed, decorative and brochure trains, revolving stages and turntables, electric chain hoists, airframe, Kamerakrane and camera support systems, force moving decorative elements, fundamental, point hoists, curtains, tripods and injection facilities.
1.2 the checks are carried out with the aim, to ensure the protection of workers from the mentioned event technology equipment-related hazards.
2 test experts test experts within the meaning of this section capable persons are paragraph 6, the addition a testing according to § 2) have completed training as an engineer or exhibit similar knowledge and experience in the field of their activity refers to, b) have at least three years experience in the design, the construction, maintenance or testing of safety and engineering facilities of event and production facilities for scenic representation , of which at least half a year on the audit work of testing experts, c) have sufficient knowledge of the relevant regulations and rules, d) are familiar with the operation of the event and production technology, e) for inspecting equipment necessary and documents have the and f) keep their expertise up to date.
3. the test time limits set out in the table below and test responsibilities apply inspection responsibilities, test dates and test records 3.1 for the equipment referred to in paragraph 1.
3.2 the technical work equipment referred to in table 1 of event technology are extraordinary events and changes of a test experts to examine. Article 14, paragraph 3, sentence 1 does not apply in this respect. § 14 paragraph 2 shall remain unaffected.
Table 1 test responsibilities and periodic check-up machine-technical equipment of the event technology test after Assembly, installation and recurring before the first test equipment (including custom builds), the scope of application of the machine Regulation (ninth to the product safety law), insofar as covered by to at least annually by a person qualified to examine according to § 2 paragraph 6 and at least every four years by an inspection expert a) stationary equipment of inspection expert b) mobile work equipment to the test person § 2 paragraph 6 c according to enabled) mobile work equipment , that people move or move loads above people are testing expert d) mobile work equipment with software-based automated motion sequences are testing experts work equipment (including custom builds), which are not within the scope of the machine Regulation (ninth to the product safety law) covered test expert 3.3 derogation from article 14, paragraph 7, sentence 1 records of the duration of use of the work equipment are to be kept.