BGIA is now IFA

New name reflects change in social accident insurance

The research institutes of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) received new names and abbreviations. As of 1 January 2010, the former BGIA in Sankt Augustin is now be named the "Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance", abbreviated as "IFA".

The Internet address of the institute changed accordingly: As of 1 January 2010, the Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the DGUV (IFA) is to be found at www.dguv.de/ifa.