Below you will find links to English versions of some important national regulations and standards which have to be observed in Germany.
In the event technology industry, the accident prevention regulation "DGUV Vorschrift 17 - Accident Prevention Regulation for Staging and Production Facilities for the Entertainment Industry" (formerly BGV C 1) must be observed. The DGUV Rule 115-002 „Staging and Production Facilities for the Entertainment Industry“ aims to substantiate and elucidate this Accident-prevention regulation.
Beyond that, Standards of Quality (SQ) have been established to define the required quality level of such services. These standards are based on the current legal situation and they describe the specific working procedures of the trade. They also contain a summary of the applicable legal standards and requirements for safety and occupational health in Staging and Production Facilities.
The Quality Standards are being developed by the responsible working group of the igvw (Entertainment Technology Industry Association) in cooperation with the DGUV (German Social Accident Insurance).