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Advisory Boards of the BAuA

The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is supported in the performance of its tasks by three advisory boards: the Board of Trustees (Curatorium), the Scientific Advisory Board and the DASA Advisory Board

The Board of Trustees (Curatorium)

The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is advised in all basic matters and with respect to its long-term specialist and scientific orientation by the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees comprises 16 members from among the social partners and institutions who operate in the Federal Institute's area of work. The members are appointed by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs for a period of four years. Work on the Board of Trustees is performed on an honorary basis.

The members of the Board of Trustees are:

Employer representatives:

  • Norbert Breutmann, Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände (BDA) (Chair)
  • Stefan Gryglewski, Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG
  • Dr. Uwe Müller, Henkel & Co. KGaA
  • Heribert Jöris, Zentralverband des Deutschen Baugewerbes (ZDB)

Employee representatives:

  • Frauke Gützkow, Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft (GEW)
  • Hans-Jürgen Marker, Gewerkschaft der Polizei (GdP)
  • Annika Wörsdörfer, DGB Bundesvorstand (Deputy Chair)
  • Andrea Fergen, IG Metall

Occupational safety and health authorities of the Federal States:

  • Ernst-Friedrich Pernack, Ministerium für Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit, Frauen und Familie des Landes Brandenburg
  • Christel Bayer, Ministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV):

  • Dr. Walter Eichendorf, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)
  • Prof. Dr. Dietmar Reinert, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA)

Health insurance funds:

  • Dr. Julia Schröder, Institut für Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung BGF GmbH
  • Dr. Gregor Breucker, BKK Dachverband e.V.

Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Prof. Dr. Gisela Mohr, University of Leipzig

Chair of the DASA Advisory Board:

  • Dr. Lieselotte Kugler, formerly Museum für Kommunikation, Berlin

The Scientific Advisory Board

To provide specialist advice the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has a Scientific Advisory Board. The Board's main functions are quality assurance in research and development and networking with the scientific community.

The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are:

  • Prof. Dr. Gisela Mohr, Leipzig University (Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Scheuch, Technische Universität Dresden (Deputy Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Eva Bamberg, Universität Hamburg
  • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Bauer, University of Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr. Ralph Bruder, Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bünger, Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance, Bochum
  • Prof. Dr. Reinhard Burger, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Stephan Letzel, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • Prof. Dr. Monika Rieger, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Semmer, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Dr. Ulrich Walwei, Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg

DASA Advisory Board

To provide specialist advice in specific questions relating to the German Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has a DASA Advisory Board. The Board's main functions are to advise the President and DASA Director and to provide quality assurance in the exhibition domain.

The members of the DASA Advisory Board are:

  • Dr. Lieselotte Kugler, formerly Museum für Kommunikation Berlin (Chair)
  • Prof. Ulrich Nether, University of Ostwestfalen-Lippe (Deputy Chair)
  • Prof. Dr. Bernhard Graf, Institut für Museumsforschung Berlin
  • Prof. Heide Hagebölling, Kunsthochschule für Medien Cologne
  • Prof. Dr. Hartwig Lüdtke, TECHNOSEUM - Landesmuseum für Technik und Arbeit
  • Jolanta Nölle, Stiftung Zollverein, Essen
  • Prof. Dr. Ekkehard Nuissl von Rein (retired)
  • Prof. Dr. Manfred Rasch, ThyssenKrupp Konzernarchiv
  • Dr. Jochen Viehoff, Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum GmbH
  • Dr. Susanne Wichert, Curt-Engelhorn-Zentrum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Mannheim
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Windemuth, Institut für Arbeit und Gesundheit der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IAG)
  • Prof. Holger Wormer, Technische Universität Dortmund