Recognized cases of OD

Accident insurance in industrial and public sector as well as pupil accident insurance

Occupational diseases (OD) OD No. 2014 2015 2016 1
Diseases caused by chemical agents
Lead 1101 3 1 2
Mercury 1102 - 1 -
Chromium 1103 17 22 31
Cadmium 1104 3 2 1
Manganese 1105 - - -
Thallium 1106 - - -
Vanadium 1107 - - -
Arsenic 1108 5 1 5
Phosphorus, inorganic 1109 - - -
Beryllium 1110 3 4 -
Carbon monoxide 1201 12 12 39
Hydrogen sulphide 1202 2 2 -
Aromatic amines 1301 180 186 191
Halogenated hydrocarbons 1302 16 14 16
Benzene 1303 4 4 4
Nitro or amino derivatives 1304 - - 1
Carbon disulphide 1305 - - -
Methyl alcohol 1306 - - -
Phosphorus, organic 1307 - - -
Fluorine 1308 1 - 2
Nitric acid esters 1309 - - -
Alkyl-Aryl-Oxides 1310 - - -
Alkyl-Aryl-Sulphides 1311 1 - -
Acids (dental diseases) 1312 6 2 3
Benzoquinone (eye) 1313 - - -
P-tert-Butylphenol 1314 - - -
Isocyanates 1315 27 38 42
Dimethyl formamide 1316 - - -
Organic solvents 1317 9 6 11
Benzol, blood and lymphatic system 1318 265 303 355
Laryngeal cancer, sulphuric acid 1319 - 1 2
Diseases caused by physical impact
Tendovaginal 2101 24 32 20
Meniscus lesions 2102 222 228 232
Hand-arm vibration, skeletal diseases 2103 79 100 108
Hand-arm vibration, vascular/neurological diseases 2104 17 22 22
Mucous bursae 2105 83 56 66
Nerve paralysis due to pressure 2106 16 16 14
Spinous processes 2107 - - -
Lumbar spine, lefting and carrying 2108 371 413 443
Cervical spine 2109 3 4 2
Lumbar spine, mainly vertical vibration of the entire body 2110 8 5 3
Abrasions of the teath 2111 1 1 2
Osteoarthritis 2112 163 200 223
Carpal tunnel syndrome 2113 - 102 253
Hypothenar- and Thenar Hammer Syndrome 2114 - 16 29
Working in compressed air 2201 - - -
Noise 2301 6,425 6,216 6,850
Cataract 2401 3 1 1
Ionizing radiation 2402 73 41 39
Diseases caused by infectious agents or parasites including tropical diseases
Infectious diseases 3101 819 696 879
Diseases transmitted 3102 141 120 199
Miner´s vermination 3103 3 - -
Tropical diseases 3104 214 153 179
Diseases of the respiratory tract, lungs, pleura and peritoneum
Silicosis 4101 758 698 716
Silicotuberculosis 4102 6 5 7
Asbestosis 4103 1,956 1,995 2,183
Lung- or larynx cancer, asbestos 4104 832 771 912
Mesothelioma, Asbestos 4105 1,040 951 1,031
Aluminium 4106 5 1 -
Pulmonary fibrosis 4107 1 - 1
Thomas phospate 4108 - - -
Nickel 4109 3 5 5
Crude coke oven gas 4110 7 11 4
Bronchitis/Emphysema (hard coal miners) 4111 255 215 239
Lung cancer, quartz 4112 41 35 90
Lung cancer, PAH 4113 20 12 12
Lung cancer, asbestos and PAH 4114 23 33 22
Siderofibrosis 4115 8 9 8
Alveolitis 4201 23 26 23
Byssinosis 4202 - 1 -
Wood dust 4203 57 53 66
Obstructive respiratory tract diseases, allergic 4301 372 380 357
Obstructive respiratory tract diseases, toxic 4302 173 209 227
Skin diseases
Skin diseases 5101 565 578 533
Skin cancer 5102 81 88 59
Skin cancer, ultraviolet irradiation 5103 - 1,485 3,723
Diseases caused by other factors
Miner´s nystagmus 6101 1 - -
§ 9 II SGB VII 657 211 45
GDR-OD 2 9 9 7
Total 16,112 16,802 20,539

1 The increase is partly due to new occupational diseases, which were added on January 1, 2015.
2 Cases in acc. with GDR OD ordinance