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The BG BAU has issued multilingual posters and manuals illustrating key rules for infection prevention. That way people of various nationalities working in branches of the construction sector and construction-related services can be properly informed.
(17.04.2020) It is important to have a uniform minimum standard that provides guidelines for safety and health at work under pandemic conditions and is binding on all companies. This increases acceptance and the chances of it being successful.
(27.03.2020) Facility now exists for respiratory masks to undergo a rapid test to determine their suitability for protection against Sars-CoV-2 with the purpose to provide a swift response to the acute shortage of products with European approval providing respiratory protection during pandemics, and thereby to protect medical and nursing professionals.
The DGUV's "Fachbereich für Handel und Logistik" informs in its latest edition about technical/structural, organisational and personal measures to protect the checkout staff from infection with SARS-CoV-2.
(23.03.2020) The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (IFA) and DEKRA Testing and Certification GmbH have developed a rapid test for respiratory masks. This test can be used to determine whether respiratory masks currently being manufactured in fast-track processes in many places, and still awaiting approval, can be used for the duration of the acute threat to health in order to protect personnel in the health services.