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

Adresses of the BGs

Berufsgenossenschaft Rohstoffe und chemische Industrie (BG RCI)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the raw materials and chemical industry
Kurfürsten-Anlage 62
69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 6221 5108-0
http://www.bgrci.de

(Created by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the mining industry, for the quarrying industry, for the chemical industry, for the papermaking industry, for the leather industry and for the sugar industry.)

Berufsgenossenschaft Holz und Metall (BGHM)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the woodworking and metalworking industries
Isaac-Fulda-Allee 18
55124 Mainz
German Service-Phone-Numbers:
0800 999 0080-1 Members and premiums
0800 999 0080-2 Prevention
0800 999 0080-3 Rehabilitation
Fax: +49 6131 802-19400
http://www.bghm.de

(Created on 1 January 2011 by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the iron and steelmaking industry, for the mechanical engineering and metalworking industry, for the metalworking industry in North/South Germany and for the woodworking industry)

Berufsgenossenschaft Energie Textil Elektro Medienerzeugnisse (BG ETEM)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the energy, textile, electrical and media products sectors
Gustav-Heinemann-Ufer 130
50968 Köln
Tel.: +49 221 3778-0
Emergency-Hotline: +49 211 30180531
Fax: +49 221 3778-1199
http://www.bgetem.de

(Created on 1 January 2010 by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the energy, textile and electrical sector and for the printing and papermaking industry. Further predecessor institutions: German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the gas, domestic heating and water supply industries, for the precision mechanics industry and for the textile and clothing industry)

Berufsgenossenschaft Nahrungsmittel und Gastgewerbe (BGN)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the foodstuffs and catering industry
Dynamostraße 7 - 11
68165 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 621 4456-0
Fax: +49 621 4456-1554
http://www.bgn.de

(Created on 1 January 2011 by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the foodstuffs industry and the catering trade and for the meat-processing industry)

Berufsgenossenschaft der Bauwirtschaft (BG BAU)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the building trade
Hildegardstraße 28 - 30
10715 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30 85781-0
Fax: +49 30 85781-500
http://www.bgbau.de

Berufsgenossenschaft Handel und Warenlogistik (BGHW)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the trade and logistics industry
M 5, 7
68161 Mannheim
Tel.: +49 621 183-0
Fax: +49 621 183-5191
http://www.bghw.de

(Created by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the retail sector and for the wholesale trade and warehousing industry)

Verwaltungs-Berufsgenossenschaft (VBG)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the administrative sector
Deelbögenkamp 4
22297 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 5146-0
Fax: +49 40 5146-2146
http://www.vbg.de

(Created on 1 January 2010 by merger of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions for the administrative sector and for the railway, metropolitan railway and tramway sector. Further predecessor institutions: German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the ceramics and glass industry)

Berufsgenossenschaft für Verkehrswirtschaft Post-Logistik Telekommunikation (BG Verkehr)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for Transport and Traffic
Ottenser Hauptstraße 54
22765 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 3980-0
Fax: +49 40 3980-1666
http://www.bg-verkehr.de

Fusion to 01.01.2016: UK PT now is BG Verkehr
Europaplatz 2
72072 Tübingen
Tel: +49 7071 933-0
Fax: +49 7071 933-4398

Berufsgenossenschaft für Gesundheitsdienst und Wohlfahrtspflege (BGW)
German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the health and welfare services
Pappelallee 33/35/37
22089 Hamburg
Tel.: + 49 40 20207-0
Fax: + 49 40 20207-2495
http://www.bgw-online.de