What does BGV-C1 mean?
BGV is the abbreviation for the professional association regulation of the VBG (administrative professional associations). This is a German institution, whose function, amongst others, is to ensure the highest level of employee protection. In this function, the VBG develops guidelines that machines, systems, materials etc. must fulfil for operation to be admissible. These guidelines are recognized as state-of-the-art for the stage area in the entire German-speaking world and increasingly in other European countries as well, thus becoming regulations and laws.
Lift it PW is subject to machine guidelines for employee protection and the same yearly check cycles. The drive and the entire system must be checked by a specialist once a year and by an expert every 4 years.
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In Austria: Yearly checks according to §8 of the work equipment regulation
In Germany: checks according to BGV-C1 by a specialist yearly and by an expert every 4 years