Expert Instructions

In order to ensure a safe workplace, every employee must be instructed at regular intervals in accordance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (ArbSchG) and numerous occupational safety regulations. According to § 12 ArbSchG and § 4 DGUV regulation 1, employees in a company must be instructed at least once a year with regard to safety and health protection; minors at least every six months. Instruction is the employer's duty. He can, however, delegate it to a professionally qualified person.

We at Attenberger GmbH have specialized in various areas and can therefore carry out the following training:

  • Instruction for forklift drivers
  • Instruction for aerial work platforms
  • Instruction for crane operators
  • Instruction on transport security
  • Instruction in handling hazardous substances
  • Instruction of dangerous goods
  • Instruction / training of safety officers
  • Instruction / training of managers

Requirements for an Instruction
  • Initial training before starting work
  • Recurring instruction, at least once a year
  • Recurring instruction for young people, at least every six months
  • Activity and workplace-related instruction
  • Event-related instructions, e.g. after accidents, near-misses
  • Instruction in the presence of new or different hazards and stresses (e.g. new or changed machines, change of job, employees of temporary employment agencies, etc.)

Contents of an instruction, i.a.
  • Employees' rights and obligations
  • What to do in the event of an accident
  • Preventive fire protection measures and what to do in the event of a fire
  • Personal safety equipment
  • First aid (facilities and organization)
  • Addictive substances in the workplace (medication, drugs, alcohol)
  • Handling machines
  • Activities with hazardous substances
  • Work-related health hazards due to mental stress

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