The WPK Austria is a recognized centre for technological safety according to the autrianSTZ-VO. In cooperation with the accredited testing and inspection body, we carry out acceptance and regular inspections of work equipment and technical installations as well as safety inspections of sports, play and leisure facilities and advise and support our customers in all aspects of preventive fire protection.
The safety experts of WPK attend to private and public clients in the field of occupational safety and also carry out the required evaluations (workplace, mental stress).
In cooperation with the testers of the accredited testing and inspection body of the WPK, we carry out the acceptance tests and recurring tests (at the latest every 15 months) required in accordance with §7 or §8 of the AM-VO for the following work equipment:
Safety inspection for compliance with the legal and normative requirements of the following plants:
In the field of preventive and technical fire protection of buildings, facilities and persons, WPK Austria with its experts as an accredited inspection body and as a safety engineering centre can offer a wide range of services for commercial and public clients (e.g. municipal administrations).
The measures of preventive fire protection are regulated and prescribed in Austria in various technical specifications such as the Technical Guidelines for Preventive Fire Protection (TRVB), the OIB guidelines or the Arbeitsstättenverordnung (AStV).
The WPK Austria centre for technologocal safety offers the following services:
As an accredited inspection body, we carry out the following inspections of fire alarm systems (BMA) in accordance with TRVB 123 S:
According to SeilbG 2003, the construction of new cableways or the reconstruction of existing ones requires the preparation of an expert report for the fire protection department. In addition, according to §51 SeilbG 2003, cableways and surface lifts must be inspected every 5 years with regard to preventive fire protection. As an accredited inspection body, we offer the following services:
The WPK's trained safety experts advise companies in the field of occupational safety and humane work design and support employers in implementing and complying with legal requirements.
Our customers include both small businesses and large companies with well over 50 employees, where appropriate preventive inspections are carried out several times a year, in each case together with an occupational physician.
The safety experts of the WPK support and advise companies in workplace evaluation, i.e. in recording and evaluating the risks to employees in their respective work areas. In addition, the WPK naturally also provides support in defining measures against the identified hazards and in documenting the process in the so-called safety and health protection documents (SiGe documents).