Legal Requirements

  • To ensure quality
  • Legal basis is the operational safety and health activity

Test Equipment need to be frequently tested, monitored, calibrated and maintained to ensure the quality of measurements on products and services. Further more the entrepreneur has to take care that electrical systems are regularly checked for their proper condition. This requirement arises by the operational safety and health regulation. The legislative requires in §3 a risk measurement and as a result of §14 a testing of work equipment. Based on this legal situation, the insurers and professional associations derive further demands. Technical regulations for operational safety (TRBS) and accident prevention regulations (e.g. DGUV provision 3 so far BGV A3 or DGUV provision 4 so far GUV-V A3).


What are the differences between DGUV regulation 3 and DGUV regulation 4?

None, the texts are identical!


The DGUV regulation 3 takes place by professional associations > companies in the private sector.

The DGUV regulation 4 takes place by public accident insurance.

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You find the notebook for electricians part 1 and part 2 and the notebook medical technology from Gossen Metrawatt GmbH (former GMC-I Messtechnik GmbH) here


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