Information about the Safety/Environmental Section
Safety/Environmental Protection provides services for both the Faculty of Medicine/University Hospital and for the Presidential Board of the University. It deals with questions of employee safety, environmental protection, radiation safety, gene technology, dangerous substances, transportation of dangerous substances and their disposal as well as the running of the central warehouse
Safety and Occupational Health
The individual's obligation to ensure health and safety in the workplace
All employees have the duty
to obtain the highest possible safety standard when working in the buildings
and grounds of the University and are obliged to act responsibly and with
consideration to the environment.
The Environmental Protection Department is the point of contact for all employees and students at the university, including the Medical Faculty Göttingen, for all questions related to occupational environmental protection.
Our key focus areas include:
Radiation protection - X-rays
The Radiation Protection department of the Safety/Environmental Protection staff unit supports the radiation protection officers together with the person responsible for radiation protection. For the University of Göttingen this is the President, for the University Medical Centre Göttingen the Board V3. The President and the Board V3 are responsible for organising radiation protection through the appropriate regulation of operating procedures. This includes the appointment of trained radiation protection officers, the provision of rooms and means for the procurement of equipment and devices as well as the implementation of suitable protective measures which correspond to the state of the art in science and technology for the protection of humans and the environment against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. read more ...
Fibrous-Particle-Measuring Department at the Faculty of Medicine Göttingen
has primarily been employed as an internal measuring department for the
university medical centre.
Agents Ordinance (BioStoffV)