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DGUV has published Tuition modules for accident prevention

The new tuition modules published by DGUV (German Social Accident Insurance) are intended to assist occupational safety and health speakers seeking to address the subject of the defeating of protective devices on machinery during talks for manufacturers and operators of machinery, OSH professionals and labour inspectors. In addition to an introductory module, special modules are

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Technische Regel TRBS 1151 refers to stop defeating.org

The TRBS 1151 “Hazards at the interface human-work equipment – ergonomic and human facts, working system” has been published to concretize the German Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health. Hazards by defeating of safeguards are represented in detail in addition to further hazards. Attachment 6 of this technical rule concentrates solely on this aspect. Especially

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New ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health enter into force in Germany on 01.06.2015

The revised version of the Betriebssicherheitsverordnung (ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health) enter into force in Germany on 01.06.2015. Among other things employers are obliged to take action against defeating of safeguards. The objective of the new german ordinance is to insure safety and health of employees when using work equipment. This includes requirements relating

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For manufacturers:

Several studies revealed that about 1/3 of all protective equipment on machinery is defeated. Often, the design of protective devices hampers machine operation. Insofar, this is a foreseeable misuse the manufacturer has to take into account already when constructing the machine. According to European legislation, this situation leads …

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For suppliers:

Also machine suppliers are called upon to make their contribution to reducing defeat of protective equipment. It is to be noted that the supplier takes over the manufacturer´s responsibilities when he places the machinery on the Community market for the first time. This may be the case e.g. when importing the machinery from a non-EEC country …

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For users:

A machinery operator can provide a significant contribution to avoiding defeat of protective equipment on machinery: on the one hand when purchasing new machinery lest “problematic machinery” be introduced into the shop. On the other hand by taking quick and effective measures where defeat of protective equipment on other machinery has been detected …

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