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    • 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



The "Nanorama Laboratory", a free, interactive online tool on the safe handling of nanomate-rials, is now available in English. It is part of the nano-platform "Safe Handling of Nanomaterials" of the DGUV.

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TTIP: Problem of mutual recognition

The European Commission has confirmed in a written communication to the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should not impact negatively upon the existing high standards in the areas of health, safety and environmental protection.

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Risk of accidents at work continues to fall

The risk of suffering an accident at work fell last year to a new record low. This can be seen from the financial results of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions, which were presented today in Frankfurt.

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Prevention culture: the topical issue in health and social policy

The topics and the international panel of speakers at the Technical Sessions of the "XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014" in Frankfurt have now been announced.

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