International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)
The German Social Accident Insurance
The national host of the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014: Global Forum for Prevention is the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV). The DGUV is the umbrella association of the German Social Accident Insurance Institutions. For 125 years, these institutions have been specialists in prevention, rehabilitation and compensation. The statutory accident insurance in Germany protects all employees against the consequences of occupational and commuting accidents, work-related health hazards and occupational diseases. The protection of the statutory accident insurance also extends to schoolchildren, students, children in daycare facilities and voluntary workers. Altogether, around 75 million people and 4 million companies and institutions are insured.