Requirements for immission control officers are:
- Possession of the required technical knowledge through
- University degree in the field of engineering, chemistry or physics
- Participation in one or more recognised training courses and
- at least two years of practical experience in dealing with installations
- Required reliability
The competent authority may grant exemptions from certain requirements upon application.
the immission control authority
The immission control authority is
- if your place of business is in a rural district: the district administration office
- if your place of business is in an urban district: the municipal authority
- the regional council, if
- there is at least one installation in accordance with Annex I to Directive 2010/75/EU on your premises, or
- the business is subject to the Major Accidents Ordinance
You must first inform the works council or staff council of the impending appointment. You must record the appointment in writing and describe the duties of the immission control officer in detail.
You must then notify the competent body of the appointment. This also applies to any changes in the scope of duties and the dismissal of the appointed persons.
You must also support your immission control officers in their duties as necessary. Examples:
- Provide auxiliary staff, rooms, facilities and equipment; and
- enable participation in training courses.
You must immediately notify the competent authority of the appointment of an immission control officer.
Exact description of the tasks
The costs are based on the training and further education events. These are partly sector-specific and conditioned by the free market.
If several immission control officers are appointed in a company, you must coordinate the tasks. This also includes the formation of an environmental protection committee.
You must include company officers appointed according to other legal regulations in the coordination.