The Institute of Work and Health in Dresden is one of the leading training institutes in occupational health and safety in Germany. It is an institute of the German Social Accident Insurance. Over 11,000 labour inspectors, OSH professionals, occupational physicians and political decision-makers are trained here every year. They appreciate the excellence of training, the progressive methodology and the relaxed atmosphere around the campus.
We offer a wide range of seminars for different target groups and continually develop new ones. Your benefit: the results of our in-plant research and consultancy projects are channelled directly into our training activity. This assures that the content of our seminars is up-to-date and suitable for transfer into practice. National and international conferences and workshops supplement our range of training courses.
International training activities
We offer customized seminars and workshops for international labour inspection and safety experts. Our goal is to contribute to higher safety standards and to make working life more humane worldwide.
National training activities
Training for prevention experts of accident insurance institutions: You can train with us as a labour inspector in accordance with the German Civil Code (SGB VII). In addition, we offer numerous further training seminars for labour inspectors and other prevention specialists employed at the statutory accident insurance institutions.
Specific prevention topics: We offer a wide training programme for company management and for specialist personnel, on subjects ranging from the design of work to the cost-effectiveness of in-plant OSH measures. We can also train safety officers.
Training for OSH trainers and lecturers: We offer a complete trainer training course for all trainers at the accident insurance institutions and within companies. All seminars within the trainer training programme can also be booked individually.
Training for occupational physicians and their assistants from the auxiliary medical professions: We offer a wide range of training concerning issues encountered in occupational medical practice.