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More work - more accidents
More companies, more employees, more working hours - but also more occupational accidents: the statistics from the German Social Accident Insurance for 2010 reflect the recovery in the German economy.
German Social Accident Insurance: the booming economy and poor weather conditions last year caused the number of occupational and commuting accidents to rise
The number of reportable occupational and commuting accidents rose appreciably last year. This can be seen from the provisional figures from the German accident insurance institutions announced today in Berlin by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).
Networking OSH strategies – creating a worldwide prevention culture
How can the different national and international strategies for OSH be networked? And how can implementation at local level be improved?
The German statutory accident insurance system celebrates its 125th birthday
1 October 1885 marks the genesis of the German statutory accident insurance system. Its foundations had been laid with the 1884 accident insurance act, and a year later, the accident insurance institutions - the "BGs" - began their work.
Support in tasks involving carcinogenic substances
The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA), together with the German Social Accident Insurance's co-ordinating committee responsible for hazardous working agents, has now published new information on the Internet.
Clear decrease in 2009 in the risk of accidents at work
The risk of suffering an occupational accident at work fell to a new low in 2009. This can be seen from the financial results of the statutory accident insurance institutions, which were presented in july in Berlin by the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV).
The responsible use of nanomaterials:
The German statutory accident insurance institutions adopt a position paper on the responsible use of nanomaterials.
New names for the research institutes of the German Social Accident Insurance
The research institutes of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) are to receive new names and abbreviations.
Prevention and corporate health management deliver success
The 2009 German Occupational Safety Award was presented at the launch of the 2009 A+A trade fair for occupational safety and health and occupational medicine.
When the electronic mailbox overflows
Even under perfectly normal office conditions, the daily flood of information can rapidly turn into stress. With this in mind, the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) provides tips on healthy ways of dealing with the "tyrants" lurking in the in-box.