Why do farms not carry out risk assessments?



Employers are obliged by the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1996 to assess the working conditions in the workplace for hazards to employees and thus to determine the extent and requirements for required occupational safety measures. In contrast, the results of the representative German Employee Health and Safety Strategy 2015 (GDA) show that only around half of the companies indicate that they carry out such assessments. The reason why the other half of the farms do not make any judgments also follows from the survey data.

This article appeared in the journal "Sicher ist sicher", Volume 70, Nr. 4 2019. Seiten 185-187, Projektnummer: F 2416

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SOURCE:  www.baua.de (Automatically translated from German)

                   

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