Zero Accident Forum

Learning from one another for zero accidents

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The "Zero Accident Forum – Learning from one another for zero accidents" has been in existence since October 2013. This is a network of companies that all have one goal: to reduce the number of work-related and commuting accidents in their company to zero – using all appropriate means. Its members are companies of all sizes and from all industries. The focus is on regular exchange and networking. A host forum member invites them to a meeting once a year. Membership is free of charge.

The Zero Accident Forum (ZAF)

  • is only open to companies, institutions and business associations
  • attaches great importance to the involvement of small and medium-sized enterprises/institutions
  • aspires to an exchange across different industries and companies of all sizes
  • is a voluntary network that does not pursue commercial interests
  • wants to advance safety culture and behaviour-based safety
  • promotes the exchange of good practices and thus learning from one another.

In order to address specific aspects of occupational health and safety, members can exchange information in focus groups.

The current board

The board members are currently:

  • Dr Volker Koch, etalon international GmbH
  • Borko Rosic, A.H. Winterberg GmbH & Co. KG
  • Henning Rolfes, Bauunternehmung August Mainka GmbH & Co.
  • Frank Holder, BAM Germany AG
  • Jochen Lau, German Road Safety Council
  • Prof. Dr Dietmar Reinert, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance

Further information

Interview with Prof Reinert (PDF, 57 kB) in the DGUV Prevention Yearbook 2014/2015

TNO Report (PDF, 786 kB) on the research project "Success factors for the implementation of a Zero Accident Vision (ZAV)"

Contact

Prof. Dr Dietmar Reinert

Director

Tel: +49 30 13001 3000/3001
Fax: +49 30 13001 38001