The new version of TRGS 600 supersedes TRGS 440

Edited on 12/16/2016
Committee on Hazardous Substances - AGS management - BAuA
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The Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances (TRGS) reflect the state of technology, occupational safety and health and occupational hygiene as well as other scientific knowledge relating to the requirements concerning the placing on the market and handling of hazardous substances. The Committee on Hazardous Substances (AGS) establishes the rules and adapts them to the current state of development accordingly.
The TRGS are announced by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in the Joint Ministerial Gazette.