Security officers are volunteers. Thanks to their knowledge of the operational procedures, the locations and the employees, security officers are ideal links between employees and supervisors.Security officers assist employers in implementing measures to prevent accidents at work and work-related illnesses. They monitor and inform supervisors and employees in their environment. They assist the TU Darmstadt in carrying out measures to prevent, in particular to ensure the existence and proper use of the prescribed protective equipment and personal protective equipment, and to draw attention to the risk of accidents and health for the staff. However, they have no right of instruction and therefore have no civil or criminal liability.
Dr. Veith Selk is the security officer the Department of History an Social Sciences.