DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 (17-Dec-2008)

In December 2008, the new version of DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 was published, replacing DIN EN ISO 9001:2000.

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Lifeboat dropped from record height (07-Oct-2008)

It was an unusual record that led the "Berufsgenossenschaft" institution for statutory accident insurance and prevention in the maritime industries to congratulate a manufacturer: The lifeboat passed the highest ever freefall test for a lifeboat.

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On-line Survey on Purchasing practice in enterprises (06-Jun-2008)

BG-PRÜFZERT conducted a survey on company purchasing habits. Addressed were safety officers, purchasers and all staff involved in choosing technical equipment and supplies for their companies.

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Tested check-out counters: certified ergonomic quality (25-Mar-2008)

A check-out operator's job is not a comfortable one. The BG-PRÜFZERT Expert Committee on Structural Objects tests the ergonomics of check-out counters. Only those that offer excellent ergonomic quality can be awarded the coveted GS mark.

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Wireless safety - New BG-PRÜFZERT codes of rules for testing control units (28-Feb-2008)

BG-PRÜFZERT has published new codes of rules for testing wireless control units, e.g. radio control devices. The new codes describe and bring together the requirements for such products, enabling them to be tested in a uniform and reproducible manner, thus improving safety.

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Information on legal texts and standards for design engineers (05-Feb-2008)

Design engineers, importers and vendors need reliable, up-to-date information on legal bases and standards. BG-PRÜFZERT has updated its two information sheets aimed at simplifying the process of searching for such information and at providing helpful tips.

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