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Committee on Occupational Safety (ABS)

The advisory body of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMAS) on the operational safety regulation, the noise and vibration workplace safety regulation, the occupational safety regulation on artificial optical radiation, and the occupational health and safety regulation on electromagnetic fields

The BMAS on the operational safety regulation, the noise and vibration workplace safety regulation, the occupational safety regulation on artificial optical radiation, and the occupational health and safety regulation on electromagnetic fields

The Working Group on Occupational Safety has been set up at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs for advice on safety and health protection in the use of work equipment, noise and vibration-related hazards, artificial optical radiation and electromagnetic fields. This committee is made up of professional representatives from the public and private sectors, private employers, state authorities, trade unions, statutory accident insurers, authorized supervisory bodies and the scientific community.

Pursuant to section 21 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulation, the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) conducts the affairs of the Committee.

For further information please refer to our German Website.

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ABS Administration

Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) Postbox 10 02 43 D-01072 Dresden, Germany
Phone: +49 351 5639-5435 / -5431 Fax: +49 351 5639-5252

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