Many production plants of the process industry are subject to permits due to the hazards they present.
The German Federal Immissions Control Act (§ 29a BImSchG) enables authorities to charge experts with safety surveys, e.g. to review safety reports during authorization processes of chemical plants.
The experts have to demonstrate their knowledge and competence during an appeal and notification process. The experts’ work is limited to the individual areas of expertise and plants according to the appendix of the 4th Verordnung zum BImSchG (4. BImSchV).
Our registered experts under § 29b BimSchG (Federal Immissions Control Act) work on the following areas of expertise:
2.1 und 2.2
Construction of plants or plant components
Plant operation and plant design, as well as control of abnormal operation
Maintenance of plants
Supply of energy and media
Measurement and process control systems, process control technology
Systematic methods of hazard analysis
12.1 und 12.2
Investigation and assessment of chemical and physical properties of substances and preparations
Emergency planning and organization
Assessment of particular explosion protection problems
Experimental investigations regarding explosion protection
Safety management and plant organization
For the areas of expertise No. 12.1, 12.2 and 16.2: the appeal of registered experts covers all plants according to appendix 4. BImSchV.
For the areas of expertise No. 10 measurement and control technology, process control: the appeal of registered experts covers all plants according to appendix 4. BImSchV:
Plants of No. 1: heat generation, mining and energy
Plants of No. 1: chemicals, pharmaceuticals, mineral oil refining and further processing
For the remaining areas the appeal of registered experts covers the following plants according to 4. BImSchV:
Plants of No. 4: Chemical products, pharmaceuticals, mineral oil refining and further processing
Plants of No. 9: Storage, loading and unloading of substances and preparations
Our range of services:
Our experts assist you on all matters of plant and process safety or incident investigations.