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  1. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act on protection against harmful effects of exposure to ionising radiation (Radiation Protection Act). (Gesetz zum Schutz vor der schädlichen Wirkung ionisierender Strahlung (Strahlenschutzgesetz - StrlSchG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-01 | DEU-2017-L-106042

    Part I General provisions
    Part II Radiation protection in case of planned exposure situations
    -Chapter 1 Principles of radiation protection
    -Chapter 2 Prior inspection of radioactive substances or ionising radiation
    -Chapter 3 Clearance
    -Chapter 4 Operational organisation of radiation protection
    -Chapter 5 Conditions of carrying out of the activity
    -Chapter 6 Notification and information requirements
    Part III Radiation protection in cases of emergency exposure
    -Chapter 1 Emergency management system at the federal and state level
    -Chapter 2 Protection of emergency forces
    Part IV Radiation protection in case of existing
    exposure situations
    -Chapter 1 Exposure situations existing after an emergency
    -Chapter 2 Protection against radon
    -Chapter 3 Protection against radioactivity in construction products
    -Chapter 4 Radioactively contaminated areas
    -Chapter 5 Other existing exposure situations
    Part V Exposure situations - universal provisions
    -Chapter 1 Monitoring of environmental radioactivity
    -Chapter 2 Further provisions
    Part VI Radiation protection supervision, administrative procedure
    Part VII Administrative authority
    Part VIII Final provisions
    -Chapter 1 Penalty provision
    -Chapter 2 Transitional provisions

  2. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation implementing the Directive 2012/18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC. (Verordnung zur Umsetzung der Richtlinie 2012/18/EU des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 4. Juli 2012 zur Beherrschung der Gefahren schwerer Unfälle mit gefährlichen Stoffen, zur Änderung und anschließenden Aufhebung der Richtlinie 96/82/EG des Rates) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2017-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-14 | DEU-2017-R-106037

    The Regulation implements the European Parliament Directive on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances into German legal system.
    Article 1 Amendments to the Major Accident Ordinance
    Article 2 Amendments to the Ordinance on Licencing procedures
    Article 3 Publication permission
    Article 4 Entry into force.

  3. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on protection of workers from exposure to electromagnetic fields. (Verordnung zum Schutz der Beschäftigten vor Gefährdungen durch elektromagnetische Felder (Arbeitsschutzverordnung zu elektromagnetischen Feldern - EMFV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2016-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-19 | DEU-2016-R-104018

    Section 1. Scope and Definitions
    Section 2. Risk assessment; Experts; Measurements, calculations and evaluations
    Section 3. Exposure limits and thresholds; Requirements for protection against electromagnetic fields
    Section 4. Instruction of the employees; Consultation by the Safety Committee
    Section 5. Exceptions; Penalties and administrative offenses.

  4. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on health and safety in the use of work equipment. (Betriebssicherheitsverordnung - BetrSichV) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-01 | DEU-2015-R-101566

    Section 1. Scope of application and definitions
    Section 2. Risk assessment and protective measures
    Section 3. Additional requirements for classified installations
    Section 4. Default rules and committee on industrial safety
    section 5. Fines and final provisions.

  5. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on Health and Safety in activities involving biological materials (Bio-materials Regulation - BioStoffV). (Verordnung über Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz bei Tätigkeiten mit Biologischen Arbeitsstoffen (Biostoffverordnung - BioStoffV)) - Act on-line ion German

    Adoption: 2013-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-15 | DEU-2013-R-95781

    Section 1. Scope, definitions and risk classification
    Section 2. Risk assessment, protection levels mapping, documentation and record keeping
    Section 3. Basic duties and safeguard measures
    Section 4. Permission and notification requirements
    Section 5. Enforcement rules and Committee for Biological Materials
    Section 6. Offenses, fines and transitional provisions
    Appendix I - Biohazard sign
    Appendix II - Additional safety measures for working in laboratories and similar institutions
    Appendix III - Additional safety measures for working in biotechnology.

  6. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation to protect workers against risks arising from artificial optical radiation (Safety Regulation against artificial optical radiation) (Verordnung zum Schutz der Beschäftigten vor Gefährdungen durch künstliche optische Strahlung (Arbeitsschutzverordnung zu künstlicher optischer Strahlung - OStrV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2010-07-19 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-26 | DEU-2010-R-86914

    Section 1. Scope of Regulation and definitions
    Section 2. Identifying and assessing the risks from artificial optical radiation; Radiation measurements
    Section 3. Exposure limits and protective measures against artificial optical radiation
    Section 4. Staff training on hazards arising from artificial optical radiation; advice from the Advisory Committee on Protection
    Section 5. Exceptions; final provisions.

  7. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Chemicals Act (Chemikaliengesetz - ChemG).

    Adoption: 2002-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-28 | DEU-2002-L-61889

    New publication of the Chemicals Act, revised version, including amendments until 28.06.2002. Contains provisions to protect persons from damaging effects of dangerous substances, inter alia by providing for detection of dangerous effects, avoiding these effects or by preventing their occurence.

  8. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act on the Peaceful Utilisation of Atomic Energy and the Protection Against its Hazards (Atomic Energy Act) (2002) (BGBl. I, p. 1351). (Gesetz zur geordneten Beendigung der Kernenergienutzung zur gewerblichen Erzeugung von Elektrizität) - English translation Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2002-04-22 | DEU-2002-L-77052

    Chapter 1 - General
    Chapter 2 - Supervision
    Chapter 3 - Administrative Authorities
    Chapter 4 - Liability
    Chapter 5 - Administrative Fines
    Chapter 6 - Final Provisions

  9. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Notification of the consolidated text of the Ordinance on hazardous substances of 25 September 1991.

    Adoption: 1991-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 1991-06-15 | DEU-1991-R-28110

    This Ordinance provides for protection of the health of people and the environment through regulations on the release of hazardous substances and preparations and on their handling, storage and destruction.

  10. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the consolidated text of the 12th Ordinance made under the Federal Act on protection against emissions: Ordinance on technical incidents liable to cause an emergency, of 20 September 1991.

    Adoption: 1991-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 1991-09-01 | DEU-1991-M-28107

    Primarily concerns security measures to be taken in order to prevent incidents and/or limit their consequences; includes a list of dangerous substances.

  11. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act of 25 July 1991 to establish uniformity of law for pension and accident insurance (Transitory Pensions Act).

    Adoption: 1991-07-25 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | DEU-1991-L-25050

  12. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act of 9 October 1989 on the establishment of a Federal Radiation Protection Office.

    Adoption: 1989-10-09 | Date of entry into force: 1989-11-01 | DEU-1989-L-8498

  13. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Notification of the Radiation Protection Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1989-06-30 | DEU-1989-R-7708

    Consolidated text of the Ordinance, as last amended on 18 May 1989.

  14. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 4 of 30 June 1989 amending the Ordinance on the carriage of dangerous goods by sea.

    Adoption: 1989-06-30 | DEU-1989-R-8241

    Amends the Ordinance of 27 June 1989 (BGB1., Part I, p. 961) as amended by the Ordinance of 21 December 1987 (BGB1., Part I, p. 2863).

  15. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance on radiation protection.

    Adoption: 1989-06-30 | DEU-1989-R-42232

    Concerns protection of employees against ionising radiation.

  16. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 2) amending the Ordinance on protection from ionising radiation.

    Adoption: 1989-05-18 | DEU-1989-R-7706

    Various amendments on, inter alia, requirements for permits, permissible doses of radiation in medical exposure, general dose limits, limits for persons also facing occupational exposure, definitions ("body burden", "exposure", etc.). Replaces tables, including those on exposure levels.

  17. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order regarding protection from ionising radiation.

    Adoption: 1987-01-08 | DEU-1987-R-3360

  18. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret no. 962 du Président de la République en vue de l'application de la directive 78/610/CEE concernant la protection sanitaire des travailleurs exposés au chlorure de vinyle monomère.

    Adoption: 1982-03-11 | DEU-1982-R-12053

  19. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 2) to amend the ordinance [of 29 July 1980) respecting substances that are dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1982-02-11 | DEU-1982-R-10650

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  20. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Consolidated text of the ordinance [of 29 July 1980] respecting substances that are dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1982-02-11 | DEU-1982-R-10651

  21. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Vocational Training Promotion Act.

    Adoption: 1981-12-23 | DEU-1981-L-11070

    An Act to promote vocational training through plannning and research. Not applicable to training given to public servants or on board merchant ships, other than certain fishing vessels. Establishes a Federal Vocational Training Institution, with advisory committees, including a committee for questions relating to disabled persons. Replaces the last sentence of s. 54(2) and s.54(5) of the Vocational Training Act of 14 Aug. 1969 (LS 1969-Ger.F.R.2)and repeals ss.30, 50 to 53 and 60 to 72. The Federal Vocational Training Research Institution established by the 1969 Act is replaced by the new Institution mentioned above. Amended by the First Act Amending the Vocational Training Promotion Act of 4 December 1986 (BGBI. I, p. 2190) Official French and English translations available.

  22. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1) to amend the Radiation Protection Ordinance [of 13 Oct. 1976].

    Adoption: 1981-05-22 | DEU-1981-R-11060

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  23. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1) to amend the Ordinance [of 29 July 1980] respecting substances that are dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1980-11-12 | DEU-1980-R-11638

    Amends s. 14 (2) (employment of young persons).

  24. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance respecting substances that are dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1980-07-29 | DEU-1980-R-11633

    Repeals, inter alia, the Ordinance of 17 Sep. 1971 on the same subject, as consolidated on 8 Sep. 1975.

  25. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 24 June 1968 [LS 1968-Ger.F.R.2] respecting technical equipment and the Industrial Code [of 26 July 1900].

    Adoption: 1979-08-13 | DEU-1979-L-12359

    Numerous amendments to the 1968 Act; amends ss. 24 and 24c of the Code.

  26. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1976-10-13 | DEU-1976-R-13904

    Ordinance respecting protection against injury from ionising radiations.

  27. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1) to amend the Ordinance [of 17 Sep. 1971] respecting substances that are dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1975-09-08 | DEU-1975-R-14376

    Numerous amendments and repeals.

  28. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    An Act to introduce the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 1974-03-02 | DEU-1974-L-15030

    Title 8: Amendment of legislation in the field of labour, social insurance and war victims' relief. Amends, inter alia, the Vocational Training Act of 14 Aug. 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Works Constitution Act of 15 Jan. 1972 (LS 1972 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Act of 29 June 1936 (LS 1936 - Ger. 1) respecting hours of work in bakers' and pastry-cooks' establishments, the Home Work Act of 14 Mar. 1951 (LS 1951 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Hours of Work Code of 30 Apr. 1938 (LS 1938 - Ger. 6), the Young Persons (Protection of Employment) Act of 9 Aug. 1960 (LS 1960 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Employment Promotion Act of 25 June 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 1, 1972 - Ger. F.R. 3), the Manpower provision Act of 7 Aug. 1972 (LS 1972 - Ger. F.R. 2), the Disabled Persons Act of 14 Aug. 1961 (LS 1961 - Ger. F.R. 6), the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924 - Ger. 10 ... 1973 - Ger. F.R. 1), the Salaried Employees' Insurance Act (LS 1924 - Ger. 6 ... LS 1957 - Ger. F.R. 1 B), the Federal Miners, Benefit Societies Act of 1 July 1926 (LS 1926 - Ger. 5 ... 1942 - Ger. 1 B and F), the Farmers' Old-Age Assistance Act of 14 Sep. 1965 and the Family Allowances Act of 14 Apr. 1964 (LS 1964 - Ger. F.R. 1).

  29. Germany - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance respecting substances dangerous for workers.

    Adoption: 1971-09-17 | DEU-1971-R-17319

    Repeals numerous ordinance respecting the use of dangerous substances.


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