Organization and structure
Training and qualification
Facts and figures

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


International Forum on Disability Management

IThe IFDM 2016 in Kuala Lumpur is a conference to look forward to as issues, problems an challenges surroundig Disability Management will be discussed on this world stage together with world renown and national experts in this field.

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Germany and the ILO support Bangladesh

In conjunction with the International Labour Organization, Germany is supporting Bangladesh in the area of occupational safety and health, specifically in setting up a statutory accident insurance system.

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IFA study proves the health benefits of new types of office workstation

Dynamic workstations that combine desk work with walking or cycling have been shown to have a good effect upon health without significantly impairing work performance. This was the conclusion of a study conducted by the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA).

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DGUV Kompakt : Europe special issue

The 3rd special edition of the political newsletter DGUV Kompakt has been released. It is devoted entirely to European topics related to the Social Accident Insurance in Germany. Among others it focuses on TTIP, TiSA and the VAT reform as well as the EU Occupational Safety and Health Strategic Framework.

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