for hazardous and biological substances
Virtual reality studies in the SUTAVE laboratory of IFA
CUELA system for workplace measurements
Measuring and minimizing exposures
Acute shortage of respiratory masks with European approval: IFA and DEKRA developed a rapid test procedure enabling the accelerated testing of pandemic respiratory protection.
Which substance is suitable to replace a hazardous product? The GHS column model helps to assess possible substitutes. The current version from 2020 already includes the amendments of the 12th CLP Adaptation Regulation 2019/521.
In 2020, the IFA will again offer interlaboratory comparisons for hazardous substance measuring stations. Forms for registration or ordering can be downloaded.
There is growing interest in mechanical support for overhead work and lifting of loads - the IFA has therefore designed a risk assessment for exoskeletons and their use.
The IFA is working on concepts for the safe use of artificial intelligence, for example in protection and control systems.
GESTIS information system provides various information on hazardous substances at the workplace.
SISTEMA software assistent, a tool for selecting hearing protectors and other noise related software are provided by IFA.
IFA is member of the Partnership for European Research in Occcupational Safety and Health (PEROSH)
OSHwiki is an information system provided by the EU Agency for Occupational Safety and Health
Chemical protective gloves
GESTIS database on hazardous substances
Nanoparticles at workplaces
REACH and OSH
Checklist for electrical equipment
Collaborative robots (COBOTS)
Safe laser printers and copiers
Virtual reality and OSH
Proficiency testing 2020
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