Occupational safety (is compulsory even without QM introduction!) Occupational safety (is compulsory even without QM introduction!) Many security-related processes and areas or hazards for employees and also for patients can be found in a medical / dental practice. For this reason, every owner of practice based on numerous legal and berufsgenossenschaftlicher legislation to do so is obliged to ensure safe workplaces (security in his doctor’s Office). The following laws are to meet: occupational safety and Health Act BG rules medical product Act infection Protection Act the contractor/practice owner is obliged to identify all potential hazards, to assess the risks involved, and to assess and if necessary to take counter-measures. These are form a written risk assessment for each individual threat which is documented by the business/practice owner. Protocols of practice inspections are not sufficient and cannot substitute for the risk assessments. According to the work safety law the business/practice owner from the appropriate specialists (E.g.: operating physician, specialist for occupational safety) support. There is independent of the number of employees different childcare facilities: rule support for companies/offices up to 10 employees consists of the basic care care. Here, an inspection by company doctor or specialist for occupational safety is required and must be repeated every 5 years thereafter.
Rule support for companies/offices with more than 10 employees is since 1 January 2011 in the DGUV V2 (German statutory accident insurance) regulated and replaced the BGV A2 (consists of two modules). There are fixed annual industry-specific appointments for occupational physician and specialist for occupational safety for the basic care. The employer/practice owner on the basis of a catalogue of performance and in consultation with the occupational physician and specialist for occupational safety determines the necessary amount of additional company-specific care. Alternative demand-oriented care is now also possible for medical practices with up to 50 employees and consists of an entrepreneurship training in occupational safety and health, initial and then every 5 years. The practice owner can then largely self-taught the occupational health and safety care in his practice and must be more firmly commit a company doctor or no specialist for occupational safety, but only when needed or on other special occasions involve the entrepreneur training takes 6 hours to hand documents and film sets of the BGW carried out. Training content: entrepreneur obligations introduction to the occupational health and safety organisation of the occupational health and safety in the business/practice conducting a risk assessment