Statutory accident insurance
- Over 70 million insured individuals
- Of these, 17.3 million children and students
- Financed by 3 million commercial businesses, 450,000 public institutions, and 120,000 schools
EU plans for VAT
The European Commission is currently discussing the abolition of VAT exemption and reduced VAT rates that apply to the social security sector. Such a change would result in the German social insurance system having to shoulder additional expenditure of around €34 billion in 2014 alone.
Working safely with renewable energy
Germany plans to increase the proportion of renewable energy. How will this change affect workplace safety and health? Experts from the German Social Accident Insurance provide answers to the most importand questions.
Database now as iPhone app
The database GESTIS - International limit values for chemical agents is now available as app in the app store or via the QR code.
Register now for the XX. World Congress
The next World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014 - Global Forum Prevention - will be organized in Frankfurt, Germany 24-27 August 2014. The Congress will be hosted by the German Social Accident Insurance together with international partners.
XX. World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014 -
Global Forum for Prevention
24-27 August 2014, Frankfurt/Main, Germany