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Hazardous Substances Protection Award

Making the handling of hazardous substances safer, supporting innovation

The German Hazardous Substances Protection Award is conferred every two years by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) and organised by the Federal Agency for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), which organises the business of the Committee for Hazardous Substances (AGS). With the title of "making the handling of hazardous substances safer, supporting innovation", the award has honoured exemplary and ground-breaking work surrounding protection against hazardous substances for more than 20 years.

The prize winners of previous competitions can be found in the "Neue Ideen gesucht - Hervorragende Lösungen gefunden: 11-mal Deutscher Gefahrstoffschutzpreis" brochure (in German only).

12. Hazardous Substances Protection Award – Apply Now

The Hazardous Substances Protection Award has entered its twelfth round and is now open to applications from interested companies, organisations and individuals. The topic is “Successfully dealing with asbestos”.

For further information please refer to our German Website.