EHS terms, expressions and abbreviations

Asbestos & Co.
Asbestos and other building contaminants, e.g. PCB, PAH, wood preservatives etc. But also biological hazards by pigeon droppings or legionalla etc.

Asbestos Museum

Safely packed showpieces and an extended photo collection to train maintenance personnel on how to identify asbestos & Co.

CLP Regulation
Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

CSR
Corporate Social Responsibility.

EDD
Environmental due diligence: systematic survey of a site/buildings or possible investments on potential risks coming from soil and groundwater contamination or building contaminants e.g. asbestos & Co.

EHS
Environment, Health & Safety.

EMAS
»Environmental Management and Audit Scheme« according to Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme.

EMKG
»Einfaches Maßnahmenkonzept Gefahrstoffe«. Easy-to-use generic risk assessment scheme that is based on COSHH Essentials (chemical control banding). It was developed by the Fed-eral Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA).

Entrepreneurial obligations
Divided into operator obligations and planner obligation; see also delegation of entrepreneurial obligations and training »entrepreneurial obligations«.

Environmental Due Diligence
EDD: systematic survey of a site/buildings or possible investments on potential risks coming from soil and groundwater contamination or building contaminants e.g. asbestos & Co.

GDPR
»General Data Protection Regulation« is the title of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

GHS
Globally Harmonized System. GHS refers to the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

HSE
Health & Safety and Environment.

ISO 14001
Environmental management systems - Requirements with guidance for use.

ISO 45001
Occupational health and safety management systems - Requirements with guidance for use.

ISO 50001
50001 Energy management systems - Requirements with guidance for use.

OHSAS 18001
British Standard BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety.

Operator obligations
In other words organisational requirements. Operator obligations are often recurring requirements. These are usually the requirements that are delegated along lines of seniority into all areas so that they are evenly distributed.

Planner obligations
In other words material requirements. Planner obligations are often one-time requirements that, for example, must be carried out in the setting of a project phase or when changes in legal guidelines cause one-time adjustments.

TRGS 519
Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances »Demolition, reconstruction or maintenance work«.

TRGS 528
Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances »Welding Work«.