Safety Officers

Safety officers provide support to superiors for measures and tasks related to occupational safety and health protection. They are a contact person for their colleagues. Their role is voluntary and they bear no additional responsibility.
The requirements for safety officers and an application form to appoint them can be found here:

 http://www.uni-kiel.de/fm/de/a-b-g/arbeitsschutz-und-erste-hilfe/bestellung-von-sicherheitsbeauftragten

More detailed information about the qualification, tasks, rights and obligations, as well as the legal basis in accordance with the SBG VII (Social Code) can be found in the following information document from the DGUV / January 2006 edition:

http://publikationen.dguv.de/dguv/pdf/10002/i-8503.pdf