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 2016, the technical inspectorates visited 220,000 companies; in nearly 952,000 cases, cause was found for complaint. More than 2 million persons (excluding the pupil accident insurance) attended initial and further training relating to safety and health at work. About 630,000 safety officers and nearly 82,500 OSH professionals can be found in companies and institutions.