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Risk assessment for physical workloads Recognising shortcomings
in job design and ergonomics
using Key Indicator Methods

Under the aegis of the BAuA, six Key Indicator Methods have been created and developed. This took place as part of MEGAPHYS, a joint project with the DGUV

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BAuA's research aims to ensure a safe and healthy working environment that is adapted to the needs of humans.

Practical information

48 h From job to job - people
who hold multiple jobs
frequently work for 48
hours or longer per week.

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The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers selected publications in English.

Product Safety

Both in the workplace and in our day-to-day lives, we use many different everyday items and technical work equipment. To protect our safety and health, it is essential that products be fully developed, well thought-out and properly tested and, as far as possible, inherently safe and user-friendly.

Product Safety Portal of BAuA

Chemicals & Biocides

The Federal Office for Chemicals (BfC) at BAuA is responsible for the implementation of regulations in chemicals law. Find out what BfC is doing to protect people, animals and the environment from hazardous chemicals.

Federal office for chemicals


The helpdesk provides information and support with the registration, evaluation and authorisation as well as the classification and labelling of chemicals.

Ap­pli­ca­tion-safe Chem­i­cals and Prod­ucts

Modular exposure models for OSH risk assessment at the workplace

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Work De­sign in the Work­place

Approximate determination of the environmental correction in the measurement of noise emissions

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Work and Health

Returning to work
after a mental
health crisis

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The Chang­ing World of Work

Changes in
and organisation

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Demographic change in the world of work - an interdisciplinary monitoring.

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