General MEGA publications

Stack of books

Publications of the DGUV and the IFA can be ordered via the literature database. Some reports are ready for downloading.

von Hahn, N.; Steinhausen, M.; Haite, C.; Arnone, M.: (PDF, 4.9 MB, non-accessible) Activities Involving Carcinogenic Hazardous Substances - a new IFA web portal. Gefahrstoffe - Reinhaltung der Luft 82 (2022) No. 07-08, pp. 167-170 (in German, summary in English)

Arnone, M.; Van Gelder, R.; Koppisch, D.; Gabriel, S.: Comparison of non-instrumented methods of determining exposure: interpretation of exposure data from MEGA and exposure estimation by means of the GESTIS Stoffmanager - practical example of spray-painting (PDF, 180 kB, non-accessible) . Gefahrstoffe - Reinhaltung der Luft 75 (2015) No. 10, pp. 395-401 (in German, summary in English)

Concerning Benford's Law:

Peters, S. et al.: Development of an Exposure Measurement Database on Five Lung Carcinogens (ExpoSYN) for Quantitative Retrospective Occupational Exposure Assessment. Ann. Occup. Hyg. (2012) No. 56 (1), pp. 70-79

Gabriel, S.; Koch, U.; Koppisch, D.; Stamm, R.; Steinhausen, M.: Neue Herausforderungen an die Ermittlung, Dokumentation und Auswertung von Expositionsdaten zu Gefahrstoffen (PDF, 170 kB, non-accessible) . Gefahrstoffe – Reinhalt. Luft 72 (2012) No. 1/2, pp. 12-20

Gabriel, S.; Koppisch, D.; Range, D.: The MGU – a monitoring system for the collection and documentation of valid workplace exposure data (PDF, 471 kB, non-accessible) . Gefahrstoffe – Reinhalt. Luft 70 (2010) No. 1/2, pp. 43-49

BGMG Measurement system for exposure assessment of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions (PDF, 4.2 MB, non-accessible) .
5th revised ed. (Translation of the German Version, September 2009). Ed.: Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV), Sankt Augustin 2009

Gabriel, S.; Sun, Y.; Chen, W.: On-the-job Insurance League of Germany monitoring system for hazardous substances in working places
Chinese Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases 25 (2007) No. 1, pp. 60-61

Gabriel, St.: The BG Measurement System for Hazardous Substances (BGMG) and the Exposure Database of Hazardous Substances (MEGA). JOSE 12 (2006) No. 1, pp. 101-104

Gabriel S.: BGMG: Über 100000 Analysen von Gefahrstoffen und biologischen Stoffen von Arbeitsplätzen im Jahr 2004 im BGIA (PDF, 249 kB, non-accessible) . Gefahrstoffe – Reinhalt. Luft 65 (2005) No. 5, pp. 209-211 (in German only)

Van Gelder, R.: The IFA's MEGA exposure database. Focus on IFA's work, No. 0207 (PDF, 98 kB, non-accessible) . Ed.: Institut für Arbeitsschutz der DGUV (IFA), Sankt Augustin 2010

Stamm, R.: MEGA-Database: One Million Data Since 1972. Appl. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 16(2) (2001), pp. 159-163

European Proposals for Core Information for the Storage and Exchange of Workplace Exposure Measurements on Chemical Agents.
Appl. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 12(1) (1997), pp. 31-39

Stamm, R.: BIA-documentation of measurement data on pollutant exposure at the workplace (PDF, 440 kB, non-accessible) (in German only).
Staub - Reinhalt. Luft 55 (1995) No. 5, pp. 193-194

Carton, B. et al.: Exposure databases in Europe: comparison of measurement data on pollutant exposure at the workplace (PDF, 440 kB, non-accessible) (in German only).
Staub - Reinhalt. Luft 55 (1995) No. 5, pp. 195-197

Documentation MEGA: Measurement Data on Hazardous Substances at the Workplace. Clean Air at Work: new trends in assessment and measurement for the 1990s. Proceedings of an International Symposium held in Luxembourg, 9-13 September 1991. The Royal Society of Chemistry Special Publication No. 108, Cambridge 1992, pp. 312-314

Meffert, K.: MEGA Exposure Database: Organisation, origin and use of the data. Systems for the Monitoring of Working Conditions relating to Health and Safety.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (1992) pp. 37-49