Here you will find brief information on the tasks and functions of BAM’s offices and additional links.
Accreditation Advisory Board
The Accreditation Advisory Board (AKB) supports and advises both the Federal Government and the German Accreditation Body (Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH, DAkkS) on issues related to accreditation. The AKB office is located at BAM.
BAM Certification Body (BZS)
BAM certifies products and associated quality systems and carries out inspections in the framework of required monitoring activities. Certification is based on tests. The test results are assessed by BAM. Tests are performed at BAM or in exceptional cases by external accredited and monitored testing laboratories.
Standing committee of the Dangerous Goods Transportation Advisory Board (AGGB)
AGGB is the standing committee of the Dangerous Goods Transportation Advisory Board at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI). AGGB advises BMVI on all safety matters concerning the transport of dangerous goods. Material specific risks and appropriate safety measures required during transport are discussed. Focal points are the transport of packaged goods, bulk goods, safety measures to be taken with tanks and pressure receptacles and vehicle related technical requirements.
Pipeline Commission (AfR)
AfR advises the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) on the safe transport of hazardous substances in pipelines and proposes regulations with state-of-the-art technologies.