Standard: VDI 4068 BLATT 1

COMPETENT PERSONS - QUALIFICATION CRITERIA AND COMMISSIONING

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Scope:

This standard describes the qualification criteria applicable to Competent Persons in the inspection of work equipment and installations subject to mandatory surveillance.

In operational practice, the selection of the Competent Persons will be guided by the work equipment being used or by the type of installation subject to mandatory surveillance. Here it is the responsibility of the employer to determine and specify which requirements Competent Persons tasked by him with inspecting work equipment must satisfy (Art. 3 Para. 6. BetrSichV).

The requirements applicable to Competent Persons derive from BetrSichV (see Art. 2 Para. 6, BetrSichV in conjunction with TRBS 1203 – Technical Rules for Workplace Safety). Additional requirements may for example emerge from:

• German Health and Safety at Work Act (ArbSchG)

• German Technical Rules for Workplace Safety (TRBS)

• codes of practice of employers’ liability insurance associations (e.g., employers’ liability insurance association regulations (BGV – Employers’ Liability Association Regulations or DGUV – German Statutory Accident Insurance Regulations), employers’ liability insurance association rules (BGR), employers’ liability insurance association information (BGI), employers’ liability insurance association basic principles (BGG – Equality for the Disabled Act))

• recognized rules of sound engineering practice (e.g., VDI Standards, DIN Standards, VDE Standards)

The qualification of employees of an approved inspection centre (zugelassene Überwachungsstelle or ZÜS) is not covered here.

Organization: Verein Deutscher Ingenieure
Document Number: vdi 4068 blatt 1
Publish Date: 2016-03-01
Page Count: 31
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: DE,EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
VDI 4068 BLATT 11 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2015-03-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 9 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2013-04-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 10 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2013-04-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 8 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2013-04-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 7 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2012-02-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 6 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2011-10-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 5 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2011-06-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 4 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2011-04-01 Status: ACTV
VDI 4068 BLATT 2 Change Type: NEW ADDITION Update Date: 2010-04-01 Status: ACTV
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This Standard References

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