2015 – A revised Version of the Ordinance on Industrial Safety will be published
The “Ordinance on Safety and Health in provision of working equipment and its use at work, of safety during operation of installations which require supervision and the organisation of health and safety in companies, shortly calles “Ordinance on Industrial Safety” was introduced in autumn 2002 as a federal ordinance. Since then it has been modified just slightly with an amendment in December 2011. Meanwhile it is clear that there will be an entirely new ordinance which carries the official title “Regulation on Safety and Health during use of working equipment and operation of plants”.
Which innovations should be known by companies?
The new Ordinance on Industrial Safety will be implemented on 1st June 2015. Some interesting facts and changes will be integrated, such as some provisions and external complementary laws. This applies for legal provisions for the operation of cranes and lifting devices for example. Significant changes will be made in the rules for individual workplace design. There the fact is taken into account that many occupational diseases are caused by unfavorable ergonomics and / or one-sided strain. The high number of serious accidents at work in the construction industry shall be counteracted by amended provisions on the working equipment used. Especially in this point the new Ordinance on Industrial Safety adds the safety efforts to reduce the number of accidents of the employers liability insurance association, for example subsidies for retrofitting of construction vehicles with modern driver assistance systems
Entrepreneurs need to prepare for the implementation of the new Ordinance
We recommend to use our services for special training and workshops if you want to be prepared for the upcoming changes best as possible. Our experts have dealt with the new operating safety regulations intensively already and followed the discussions during creation of the legal norm to protect health in companies with full attention. So the experts of AS Bauer Ltd. can answer very specific questions about the new requirements on occupational health and safety in individual sectors already.
The requirements of the new Ordinance on Industrial Safety have been taken into account from AS Bauer Ltd. already, both in seminars or trainings of individual professionals or groups as well as in consulting of companies regarding equipment, the guarantee of required occupational health and safety and the mandatory supervision of machines and plants. If you are interested in a corresponding seminar or workshop please feel free to ask our Hotline staff for an offer.
The Industrial Safety Regulation 2015 contains many changes. Therefore entrepreneurs should deal with the new content now.