Last chance to register! The official registration deadline for the 4th International Strategy Conference on Safety and Health at Work is 06 March. From 21 to 24 March 2016 the ISC2016 will take a closer look at how work is changing and what this means for occupational safety and health.
The report which was first published in German in 2013 describes recommended procedure for the investigation of working environment.
In the view of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions, the transformation of the world of work presents opportunities and risks for occupational safety and health and for social security. This is expressed in their comment on the "Green Paper Work 4.0" of the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.
The International Programme Board is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 23rd RI World Congress, to be held on 25.-27 October 2016, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Scotland.
The 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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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- RI World Congress, 25.-27 October 2016, Scotland - IFDM 2016, 22-24 November 2016, Malaysia
- 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
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA)
Institute for Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IAG)
Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance (IPA)
BG Kliniken - Klinikverbund der gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung
Testing and certification system of the German accident insurance, DGUV Test