The BAuA's research aims to ensure a safe and healthy working environment that is adapted to the needs of humans.
of operating instructions do not
meet the Machinery Directive's
requirements regarding noise
The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers selected publications in English.
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.
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.