DGUV Test: News on Conformity Assessment and Product Safety

Rules of Procedure for Testing and Certification in DGUV Test (01-Aug-2012)

The Testing and Certification Procedure of the DGUV test is part of all contracts of the testing and certification bodies in DGUV test. The revised version is valid for 01.08.2012.

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Name changes at DGUV Test (26-Jul-2012)

Together, the DGUV's new Expert Committees which replace the old expert committees, form a network of expertise in all areas of safety and health. As a result of the changes, some of the DGUV Test testing and certification bodies will have new names as of 1 January 2012.

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Ventilation and air-conditioning poster wins award (03-Feb-2012)

A presentation of the findings of research that compared rapid tests used to determine the bacteria level in ventilation and air-conditioning units has been awarded a prize by the Society of Hygiene, Environmental and Public Health Sciences.

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Comparison of CE mark and certification marks (30-Nov-2011)

What are certification marks and how do they differ from CE marks DGUV Test has updated its Information Sheet no. 3, "Comparison of the CE mark and certification marks", which gives a clear and concise explanation of these issues.

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The 4th Euroshnet Conference has now been officially announced. It will be held in Helsinki from 26 to 28 June 2012. (05-Aug-2011)

The 4th Euroshnet Conference has now been officially announced. It will be held in Helsinki from 26 to 28 June 2012.

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Revised paper on assembly of machinery (12-May-2011)

The 2006 paper on assembly of machinery has been revised by a team controlled by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales: BMAS) and has been updated with regard to the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.

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Purchasing assistance: Tested products for the field of metal and surface treatment (09-Mar-2011)

DGUV Test online buying guide expanded to include Metal and surface treatment

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Proposal to create Product Safety Act (ProdSG) from Equipment and Product Safety Act (GPSG) (14-Feb-2011)

The Federal Ministry of Employment has prepared a draft bill revising the Equipment and Product Safety Act and sent it to affected parties for comment.

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DGUV Test awards first certificate for "Accredited Blended Learning Software for Health and Safety Protection in the Workplace" (02-Feb-2011)

The Institute for Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IAG) has certified the interactive training course "Loading Safety" by the Universum publishing house. This is the first time that an electronic learning aid has been certified as accredited "Blended Learning Software for Health and Safety Protection in the Workplace".

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Wood working machine tools (05-Jan-2011)

With the publication of the updated inspection principles "Wood working machine tools GS-HO-13", the Inspection and Certification Centre of the Technical Committee on Wood within DGUV Test has created a basis for inspection that will permit the inspection of clamps for wood working machine tools.

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