Dept. V-5 Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection

Department V-5 is responsible for all questions relating to occupational safety.

This task covers such diverse areas as the handling of hazardous substances, the inspection of facilities in conjunction with advice to users on optimising occupational safety, preventive fire protection, enforcement of the regulations for genetic engineering and infection protection, advice on questions of radiation protection, disposal of hazardous and radioactive waste and environmental protection.

In addition, department V-5 organises regular information events on selected topics in order to effectively support staff in the prevention and avoidance of work accidents.

For your projects that involve the use of radioactive nuclides above the exemption limit, isotope laboratories are available in the buildings N25 and N27.