Application for employers to be granted an exemption to commission physicians to perform occupational health screening (Section 7 (2) of the Ordinance on Occupational Health Screening (ArbMedVV))

Service Description

According to Section 7, Paragraph 1 of the ArbMedVV, preventive occupational medicine for employees may generally only be performed by a physician who holds the regional title of "Occupational Medicine" or the additional title of "Occupational Medicine".

For this reason, employers must commission doctors with this specialist qualification to carry out preventive occupational medicine in accordance with Section 3 Paragraph 2 ArbMedVV for individual occasions, without prejudice to other provisions in the Annex.

If it is not possible to commission such physicians, the Regional Inspectorate for Eastern Thuringia of the TLV's Occupational Health and Safety Department, which is responsible for the subject matter, may, at the employer's request and in justified individual cases, authorize other physicians with the appropriate expertise to carry out preventive occupational medicine.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz (TLV) - Regionalinspektion Ostthüringen

Postal address
Tennstedter Straße 8/9
99947 Bad Langensalza

Delivery address
Otto-Dix-Straße 9
07548 Gera
0361 57-3821100
0361 57-3821104
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Application for exemption for the commissioning of doctors to carry out preventive occupational health care in accordance with Section 7 (2) of the Ordinance on Preventive Occupational Health Care (ArbMedVV)