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Risk assessment of products - recommendations for methods, evaluation criteria and examples

Project number: F 2216 Institution: Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) Status: Completed Project

Description:

The act on Technical Work Equipment and Consumer Products defines in § 12 the responsibility of the Federal Institute for Occupational and Safety Health for risk assessment of products.

This project will give an overview of existing methods and procedure for the risk evaluation. On this basis in the project recommendations for methods, evaluation criteria and examples will be developed.

Results are usable for risk evaluations carried out by Federal Institute, market supervisory authorities and manufacturer.

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