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(27.03.2020) Facility now exists for respiratory masks to undergo a rapid test to determine their suitability for protection against Sars-CoV-2 with the purpose to provide a swift response to the acute shortage of products with European approval providing respiratory protection during pandemics, and thereby to protect medical and nursing professionals.
The DGUV's "Fachbereich für Handel und Logistik" informs in its latest edition about technical/structural, organisational and personal measures to protect the checkout staff from infection with SARS-CoV-2.
(23.03.2020) The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (IFA) and DEKRA Testing and Certification GmbH have developed a rapid test for respiratory masks. This test can be used to determine whether respiratory masks currently being manufactured in fast-track processes in many places, and still awaiting approval, can be used for the duration of the acute threat to health in order to protect personnel in the health services.
The DGUV’s school portal "Lernen und Gesundheit" provides infographics on how to avoid infection with the coronavirus.
(19.03.2020) Due to the current corona crisis, many employees are allowed to work from home. But what if an accident occurs in a domestic environment? And what types of accidents are considered to be "work-related"?