European Coatings Journal - 15.05.2019 | LEGISLATION
What are the obligations of company management when employees handle hazardous substances? Where can practical information be obtained quickly? How can possible hazards for employees be correctly assessed and protection measures derived from them? Above all, who should take responsibility for these issues? By Michael Dennerlein and Claudia Kölsche, Umco


The design freedom available in the exercise of hazardous substances management makes it possible to selectively isolate individual work packages. Examples: In addition, a company may opt for an integrated, external island solution by appointing an external adviser who will provide support and monitor the hazardous substances management system. While there is currently no legal requirement to appoint a hazardous substances safety adviser, a certain level of expertise for the risk assessment, for example, is expected. The situation is ...
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