Logo CLEANING TECHNOLOGY - Made in Germany

What is the meaning of "Betriebssicherheitsverordnung" and "Gefahrstoffverordnung"?

In kolb information such as material safety data sheets or manuals you might find the terms "BetrSichV" or "GefStoffV.

"Betriebssicherheitsvereinbarung" (abbr. BetrSichV, meaning: Ordinance on Industrial Safety) and "Gefahrstoffverordnung" (abbr. GefStoffV, meaning: Ordinance on Hazardous Substances) are rigid binding German regulations to protect staff.

The "Betriebssicherheitsvereinbarung" and the supplementary Technical Regulations for Operational Safety (TRBS) and the Technical Rule 510 as of January 1, 2003, have replaced the so called VbF (Regulation on flammable liquids).

The German "Betriebssicherheitsvereinbarung" regulates the provision of work by the employer, the use of work equipment by workers at work and the operation of systems requiring monitoring in the context of work safety. The contained protection concept is applicable to all work equipment risks.

The "Gefahrstoffverordnung" supplements the "Betriebssicherheitsvereinbarung" and applies for the marketing of substances, preparations and products, to protect workers and other persons against risks to their health and safety from hazardous substances and to protect the environment from substance-related damage.

Events & News

Next Events
Veranstaltungsbild vom 14. Berliner Technologieforum 2024

14. Berliner Technologieforum | Germany

Meet our kolb-team in Berlin!

Read more »
Next Events
Veranstaltungsbild vom 12. EBL in Fellbach

12. GMM/DVS-Fachtagung | EBL 2024 | Germany

Meet us in Fellbach!

Read more »
Top News
Composing mit grauen, recyclebaren Kanistern

Sustainability at kolb - now also for our containers

Learn more on how we improved our detergent containers.

Read more »
Top News
Award ceremony

kolb wins first place as a family-friendly company

Read here what the jury particularly liked about kolb

Read more »