Work Equipment Inspections (formerly UVV Inspections)

According to the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (BetrSichV) and the provisions of the DGUV (formerly UVV), every employer is obliged to ensure the safety of this work equipment.

According to the BetrSichV, work equipment is defined as “tools, devices, machines or systems that are used for work, as well as systems that require monitoring” (Section 2 (1)). The range of work equipment includes simple mechanical tools such as screwdrivers through to work equipment such as industrial trucks. In addition, special obligations apply to systems that require monitoring, such as elevators, pressure vessels or tank systems.

Our services in the field of work equipment testing therefore include:

  • Risk assessments
  • Tests according to BetrSichV and regulations of the DGUV, consisting of:
    • Visual inspection
    • Function check as well
    • Technical exams
  • Documentation of the test results

Specifically, in the area of ​​work equipment testing, we deal with the following work equipment, machines and systems:



Scope of Services
  • Machines and devices
  • Fall protection Pressing / pressing equipment
  • Shelves / storage facilities
  • Gates / doors / curtains

  • Scaffolding, ladders and steps
  • Cranes
  • Conveyor technology
  • Other facilities

Further services are available on request at