FRANCE: The Fund for the Prevention of Occupational Deterioration is up and running

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From 18 March 2024, the FIPU (Fonds d’investissement dans la prévention de l’usure professionnelle, investment fund for the prevention of professional wear and tear) will be operational. With a budget of €200 million for 2024, it will help companies protect the health of workers exposed to three ergonomic risk factors: manual handling of loads, awkward postures and mechanical vibrations.

The aid will finance equipment, diagnostics, training, awareness-raising and workplace adaptation. It is available to companies covered by the general social security system, self-employed workers who have taken out voluntary individual insurance against occupational risks, people exposed to ergonomic risks who are involved in a project of professional transition (retraining) and prevention organisations in the professional sectors.

Company applications are submitted online and processed by Assurance Maladie – Risques professionnels through its network of regional funds and partners.

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