The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) is led by its president, Isabel Rothe, who is responsible for the scientific divisions "Policy Issues and Programmes", "Products and Work Systems", "Work and Health" and "Hazardous Substances and Biological Agents". Also established as a division of BAuA is the "Federal Office for Chemicals", which focuses on sovereign tasks under the ambit of chemicals legislation. The sixth division is responsible for transfer management, while the Central Division ensures BAuA's effective administration. The DASA Working World Exhibition performs a special role by providing its services to a wide audience.
Three committees advise BAuA on quality assurance: