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Landesgewerbearzt

English translation: regional industrial medical officer

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German term or phrase:Landesgewerbearzt
English translation:regional industrial medical officer
Entered by: Kim Metzger
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23:37 Aug 6, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
German term or phrase: Landesgewerbearzt
Abteilung Arbeitsschutz, Referat Landesgewerbearzt

As reference in a scientific article
Christine Lam
Local time: 05:45
state industrial medical officer
Explanation:
GEWERBEARZT
INDUSTRIAL MEDICAL OFFICER
These state medical officers advise companies , works councils and the Labour Inspectorates on matters relating to occupational medicine in connection with protection against technical hazards at work , the design of workplaces , maternity protection and youth employment protection . They are employed in the Länder administrative authorities and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs .

http://www.fr.eurofound.ie/emire/GERMANY/INDUSTRIALMEDICALOF...
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:45
Grading comment
Thank you all; since this text is intended for Britain, I am using regional here
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +3state industrial medical officer
Kim Metzger


  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
state industrial medical officer


Explanation:
GEWERBEARZT
INDUSTRIAL MEDICAL OFFICER
These state medical officers advise companies , works councils and the Labour Inspectorates on matters relating to occupational medicine in connection with protection against technical hazards at work , the design of workplaces , maternity protection and youth employment protection . They are employed in the Länder administrative authorities and the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs .

http://www.fr.eurofound.ie/emire/GERMANY/INDUSTRIALMEDICALOF...


Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 04:45
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 429
Grading comment
Thank you all; since this text is intended for Britain, I am using regional here

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  writeaway
1 hr

agree  Dr. Fred Thomson
4 hrs

agree  xxxtnkw: The problem with 'state' in British English is that it is often used to describe functions at a national level. I usually translate 'Land' in compound forms as 'regional .. for the Land (italicised)'.
9 hrs
  -> Thank you. Good advice.
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