Occupational Safety: an Issue for Every Company
According to §5 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA / Arbeitsschutzgesetz) the employer is obligated to assess potentials hazards for an employee at his/her workplace. As a consequence all necessary measures are to be determined, to ensure the safety of employees, plant and environment. That means, every employer / every company must
- evaluate activity-based hazards for the employees,
- take appropriate protection measures,
- and verify their effectiveness
Regardless of whether it is a desk job in a dangerous environment or maintenance work in an industrial plant.
Please note also our reference example Ruhr Oel - BP Gelsenkirchen.