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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


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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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.

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Employers must offer occupational medical prophylaxis

Employers are obliged to offer their employees occupational medical prophylaxis where the latter perform strenuous physical work.

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