25 years ago, the three branches of Germany’s statutory health and long-term care insurance, pension insurance, and accident insurance established a joint European Representation in Brussels.
A new english web portal assists in the systematic investigation of health problems and subjective disorders arising at indoor workplaces.
Under the title of "Without Borders and Barriers", the English version of the DGUV Yearbook 2015/2016 was published. The main topics are "Good, safe work in Germany, Europe and Worldwide", "Rehabilitation and Participation" and "Future of Work".
A recent study by the German Social Accident Insurance produces surprising results. The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA) has conducted a research project in which it recorded and interpreted detailed exposure data for the most diverse of tasks performed outdoors.
The risk of suffering an occupational accident in Germany fell once again last year, despite employment having continued to rise. 1.5% more hours were worked than in the previous year. At the same time, the number of reportable occupational accidents per million hours worked fell by almost 2%, to 14.
Industry 4.0 refers to the intelligent networking of product development, production, logistics and customers. This offers new opportunities but also new challenges for workplace safety and health.
A english web portal assists in the systematic investigation of health problems and subjective disorders arising at indoor workplaces.
In the age of globalization, cross-border issues are gaining importance for statutory accident insurance systems. The DGUV as the umbrella organization of German accident insurance institutions is therefore increasingly involved in international affairs.
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)
BG clinics - the Hospital Group of the Statutory Accident Insurance
Testing and certification system of the German accident insurance, DGUV Test
The Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance (IPA) research work aims at the reduction of health risks of employees due to various hazardous substances.