Prevention activities

The tasks of the accident insurance institutions within the industrial and public sectors include consultation and inspection, initial and further training, and public information.

In 2015, the technical inspectorates visited 225,000 companies; in about 978,000 cases, cause was found for complaint. More than 340,000 persons (excluding the pupil accident insurance) attended initial and further training relating to safety and health at work. About 560,000 safety officers, nearly 81,000 OSH professionals and 1.8 million trained first-aiders can be found in companies and institutions.