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Duty of care

Duty of care according to §§ 617 to 619 BGB

There are different types of caring duties that can be differentiated in content. Therefore, employers have duties of care and due diligence, which concern general provisions for the protection of life and health for employees during their business operations. Examples include the protection of personal data or the provision of protective clothing and equipment.

A breach of the duty of care leads to legal consequences for the employers depending on the degree of seriousness.