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Document ID (ISN)106708
CIS number 07-712
Year 2006
Convention or series no. BGR 228
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften, Fachausschuss "Nahrungs- und Genussmittel" der Berufsgenossenschaftlichen Zentrale für Sicherheit und Gesundheit (BGZ)
Title Installation and use of beverage dispensing equipment
Original title Errichtung und Betrieb von Getränkeschankanlagen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburger Straße 449, 50939 Köln, Germany, Jan. 2006. 41p. Illus. Price: EUR 3.80.
Internet access http://vorschriften.portal.bgn.de/files/7681/BGR228_2006-01.pdf [in German]
Abstract This code of practice specifies requirements for the protection of workers installing and using beverage dispensers which operate with or without pressure. Addressed are the design, location, installation, commissioning, use, maintenance and cleaning of beverage dispensers as well as the safe storage and handling of pressure vessels for the supply of nitrogen, CO2 or a N2/CO2 mixture to beverage dispensers that operate with pressure. Safety testing before the equipment is put into operation is also addressed and it is stressed that the tests need to be repeated at least every two years.
Descriptors (primary) alcoholic beverages; Germany; hotel industry; machinery; non-alcoholic beverages
Descriptors (secondary) pressure vessels; preventive maintenance; safety by design; directive; safety checks; equipment testing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Machinery and tools
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Hotels and restaurants