In order to maintain the validity of your Designated Health and Safety Officer certificate and to keep your skills up to date, it is essential to ensure that you follow the (relatively low) number of hours prescribed by the Grand-Ducal Regulation of 9 June 2006 […] for the continuous training of Designated Health and Safety officers according to the group of your company/certificate. Otherwise, you may have to follow again the full training if you want to remain (be able to become again) a Designated Health and Safety Officer.
B, C1 à C3
C4 , D, E, F , G
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The Labour and Mines Inspectorate, the Association for Industrial Accident Insurance, the occupational medicine services in particular, regularly offer free conferences, seminars or workshops recognised as continuing education. They are in principle relayed by the ATDL (website, newsletter, LinkedIn).
Other organisations, the main ones of which you will find on the links page of the site, also offer training courses.
Extract from Annex I of the Grand Ducal Regulation:
Classification by enterprise groups
Companies are classified in the following seven groups A, B, C, D, E, F and G, which can be subdivided into the following subgroups:
Group A includes companies with fewer than 16 employees.
Group A includes companies with fewer than 16 employees. Group B includes companies with between 16 and 49 employees.
Without prejudice to the provisions in paragraphs 5, 6 and 7 below, group C comprises undertakings with between 50 and 1,599 employees.
Sub-group C1 comprises companies with between 50 and 99 employees.
Sub-group C2 comprises companies with between 100 and 249 employees.
Sub-group C3 comprises companies with between 250 and 449 employees.
Sub-group C4 comprises companies in group C with 450 to 649 employees.
Sub-group C5 comprises companies in group C with 650 to 949 employees.
Sub-group C6 comprises companies in group C with between 950 and 1299 employees.
3.7 Sub-group C7 comprises companies in Group C with between 1300 and 1599 employees.
Group D includes companies with more than 1,599 employees.
4.1 Sub-group D1 comprises companies in group D employing between 1600 and 1999 workers.
4.2 Sub-group D2 includes companies in group D that employ more than 1999 workers.
Group E includes the following enterprises employing more than 950 workers :
(a) enterprises engaged in metal processing, precision mechanics and the optical industry, with the exception of the enterprises referred to in paragraph 6 (e), (f), (g) and (h);
(b) other manufacturing enterprises, with the exception of the enterprises referred to in paragraph 6 (i);
(c) undertakings engaged in the production of stone, cement, concrete, pottery, glass and other products;
(d) undertakings in the transport sector.
5.1 Sub-group E1 comprises enterprises in group E employing between 950 and 1299 workers.
5.2 Sub-group E2 includes enterprises in group E employing between 1300 and 1599 workers.
5.3 Sub-group E3 comprises the enterprises in group E with between 1600 and 1999 employees.
5.4 Sub-group E4 includes companies employing more than 1999 workers.
Group F includes the following companies employing more than 650 workers:
(a) enterprises engaged in the production and distribution of electricity, gas, steam and hot water;
(b) enterprises engaged in the production and primary transformation of metals;
(c) chemical enterprises, with the exception of enterprises referred to in paragraph 7(a), (b) and (c);
(d) undertakings producing artificial and synthetic fibres;
(e) undertakings engaged in the manufacture of articles of metal;
(f) undertakings engaged in the manufacture of machinery and mechanical equipment;
(g) undertakings engaged in the manufacture of motor vehicles and spare parts;
(h) enterprises engaged in the manufacture of other transport equipment;
(i) wood and wooden furniture enterprises;
(j) building and civil engineering enterprises;
6.1 Sub-group F1 includes enterprises in Group F that employ between 650 and 949 workers.
6.2 Sub-group F2 includes enterprises in Group F employing between 950 and 1299 workers.
6.3 Sub-group F3 comprises companies in group F with between 1,300 and 1,599 employees.
6.4 Sub-group F4 comprises companies in group F with between 1600 and 1999 employees.
6.5 Sub-group F5includes companies in group F with more than 1999 employees.
7. Group G includes the following enterprises with more than 450 employees :
(a) enterprises engaged in the manufacture of basic chemicals;
(b) petrochemical and carbochemical enterprises;
(c) enterprises engaged in the manufacture of other chemicals primarily for industrial and agricultural use;
7.1 Sub-group G1 includes enterprises in Group G that employ between 450 and 649 workers.
7.2 Sub-group G2 comprises enterprises in Group G employing between 650 and 949 workers.
7.3 Sub-group G3 comprises enterprises in Group G with between 950 and 1,299 employees.
7.4 Sub-Group G4 comprises companies in Group G with 1300-1599 employees.
7.5 Sub-Group G5 comprises companies in Group G with between 1600 and 1999 employees.
7.6 Sub-Group G6 includes companies in Group G with more than 1999 employees.