(13.11.2020) The German social accident insurance institutions have made it clear that people who are responsible for the safety and health of others are not liable for risks associated with instructing others to wear a mask
(17.11.2020) The German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) has obtained a temporary injunction against attorney Ralf Ludwig at Leipzig Regional Court (Ref. 09 O 2588/20)
(10.11.2020) The German social accident insurance institutions for the public and private sectors have been receiving more and more enquiries about the use of masks. Many of these enquires are related to the concern that wearing masks can be dangerous to a person’s health.
The BG BAU has issued multilingual posters and manuals illustrating key rules for infection prevention. That way people of various nationalities working in branches of the construction sector and construction-related services can be properly informed.
(17.04.2020) It is important to have a uniform minimum standard that provides guidelines for safety and health at work under pandemic conditions and is binding on all companies. This increases acceptance and the chances of it being successful.
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.
An 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.