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
Dietmar Reinert to become new chairman of PEROSH
With effect from the beginning of 2015, Professor Dietmar Reinert, Director of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA), will assume the chair of the PEROSH group.
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.
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.
Fewer fatal occupational and students' accidents in 2013
Fewer people were killed at work or in commuting accidents in 2013 than during the previous year. This can be seen from the provisional statistics.