The focus of the conference in St. Petersburg on 17th April 2018 was set on rehabilitation. Dr Kemper, Director of International Relations, presented the principle of medical, occupational and social rehabilitation of the DGUV.
During the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the EU signed an interinstitutional proclamation on the social pillar based on a recommendation issued by the Commission in April 2017.
A new ISSA report confirms that investments in rehabilitation and work reintegration “pay off” for employers, social security systems and society at large.
In a statement the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) as the umbrella organization of German labor insurances contributes to the proposed revision of regulations (EC) No. 883/2004 and No. 987/2009 by the European Commission.
Eurogip was particularly interested in best practices with regard to rehabilitation and return to work as well as the economic added value of investment in rehabilitation.