Division 5 is concerned with product safety and accident prevention in the area of commercial products. One focus lies upon technical measures for the protection of persons against mechanical, electrical and thermal hazards. Along with research, advising and standardisation in the areas of accident prevention and product safety, the division is also intensely involved in testing and certifying protective devices, constructional elements, machines, plant and personal protective equipment.
The main fields of investigation include, for example:
Division 5 is divided into the units:
Division 5: Accident prevention, Product safetyTel: +49 30 13001-3500