In most cases occupational safety and health (OSH) in the workplace is regulated by law. This notwithstanding, many companies call the cost and benefit of prevention effort into question. The European Commission, German Federal Government and German federal states also deliberate not only the effectiveness of current laws and directives, but also the economic benefit of prevention effort.
"Profitability and occupational safety and health" is looked at in more detail and from an economic perspective in the following sections:
Dr. Thomas Kohstall
Institute for Work and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IAG)
Head of Department Qualification
Tel.: +49 30 13001-2300