(04.09.2019) According to the DGUV's recent announcement based on a survey conducted by the German Employer's Liability Insurance Association and the Federal Accident Compensation Funds, the number of work and work-related road accidents in 2018 has scarcely changed compared to the previous year.
(03.09.2019) The Paralympic Games taking place in Tokyo from 25 August to 6 September 2020 will be one of the world's greatest Paralympic sports events. At this, the "Paralymics Zeitung" will be first in line.
As of 15 June 2019, electric scooters have been approved for use on public roads. By using the electrically powered vehicles it is intended to make mobility more modern and environmentally friendly. However, several severe accidents have occured only within the first two weeks.
Effective 1 July, 2019, Dr Stefan Hussy will assume the position of Director General of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV). He succeeds Professor Joachim Breuer, who has resigned from office.
The DGUV Rule "Office businesses sector" is now available in English and addresses all companies with office workplaces.
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.