Fields of activity of the IFA

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Working capacity of IFA in 2016 according to subject area
Source: IFA

IFA´s activities focus primarily on the following technical domains:

Chemical/biological hazards (dusts, gases, vapours)

Dust explosions

Physical hazards



Accident prevention/Product safety

Interdisciplinary services

Additional information

IFA's Annual reports (in German only)

Working capacity percental in 2016:

  • 43% Chemical and biological hazards
  • 14% Physical hazards
  • 14% Equipment and product safety
  • 13% Interdisciplinary tasks
  • 7% General tasks
  • 6% Personal protective equipment
  • 3% Workshop equipment, transport and traffic