Environment, health and safety

The design of process plants needs to be in accordance with european and german laws and regulations for environmental protection and safety at work. The most important german laws and regulations that need to be considered throughout all engineering phases of process plants are:

  • German Federal Immission Control Act and corresponding regulations – BImSchG / BImSchV
  • German Federal Water Act and corresponding regulations - WHG / AwSV
  • German Chemicals Act and corresponding regulations – ChemG / GefahrstoffV
  • German Occupational Health and Safety Act and corresponding regulations – ArbSchG / BetrSichV