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Ordinance on Safety and Health Protection at Workplaces Involving Biological Agents
(Biological Agents Ordinance - BioStoffV)

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Übersetzung durch Dorothee Bringewatt in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Sprachendienst des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales.

Translation provided by Dorothee Bringewatt in cooperation with the Language Service of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) der Verordnung durch Artikel 146 des Gesetzes vom 29. März 2017 (BGBl. I S. 626)
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Part 1
Scope, definitions and classification into risk groups
Section 1 Scope
Section 2 Definitions
Section 3 Classification of biological agents into risk groups
Part 2
Risk assessment, assignment to protection levels, documentation and record-keeping obligations
Section 4 Risk assessment
Section 5 Activities with an assigned protection level
Section 6 Activities not assigned to a protection level
Section 7 Documentation of the risk assessment and record-keeping obligations
Part 3
Basic obligations and protective measures
Section 8 Basic obligations
Section 9 General protective measures
Section 10 Additional protective measures and requirements for activities of protection levels 2, 3 or 4 in laboratories, the husbandry of laboratory animals and biotechnology
Section 11 Additional protective measures and requirements for activities of protection levels 2, 3 or 4 in healthcare facilities
Section 12 Preventive occupational health care
Section 13 Incidents, accidents
Section 14 Operating instructions and training of employees
Part 4
Licensing and notification obligations
Section 15 Licensing obligation
Section 16 Notification obligation
Part 5
Enforcement rules and Committee on Biological Agents
Section 17 Information of the authority
Section 18 Exemptions granted by the authority
Section 19 Committee on Biological Agents
Part 6
Administrative offences, criminal offences and transitional provisions
Section 20 Administrative offences
Section 21 Criminal offences
Section 22 Transitional provisions
Annex I
Biohazard sign
Annex II
Additional protective measures for activities in laboratories and comparable facilities and in the husbandry of laboratory animals
Annex III
Additional protective measures for biotechnological activities