Our publications are mainly related to the comparative surveys that EUROGIP carries out regarding insurance or prevention of occupational risk in Europe. EUROGIP also publishes a newsletter, EUROGIP infos, or the proceedings of its annual conference. You will also find institutional documents such as the annual activity reports.
EUROGIP publishes the proceedings of the conference organized on March 20, 2014 on the devices in Europe to encourage companies to prevent occupational hazards.
Stakeholders from seven European countries presented various examples of incentives, including:
- Funds in Italy (INAIL), endowed with € 300 million in 2014 to finance projects of small and very small in order to improve health and safety at work;
- A bonus system in Germany proposed in the meat sector of the insurance against occupational ijuries institution (BGN), bonuses to 35 key measures to be implemented organization;
- Funding for an audit and an action plan to be implemented in Belgium (FAT) when a company shows a level higher than the average loss through the system of “increased risk” based on a lump sum contribution;
- A system of “smileys” green / orange / red depending on the performance of companies and their efforts to improve health and safety at work, the results being published on the website of the Labour Inspectorate in Denmark (DWEA);
EUROGIP provides a summary note on the new strategic framework on health and safety at work covering 2014-2020 published by the European Commission on June 6. A table is used in particular to see the 7 cross-cutting strategic objectives, actions to be taken and stakeholders concerned.
Highlights of activity EUROGIP in 2013 through its centers of action: Surveys on occupational injuries in Europe, EU founded projetcts, Monitoring and Information on occupational injuries in Europe, Public Relations and Communication, Standardization in Occupational Health and Safety, Coordination of “Machinery” and “PPE” Notified Bodies
In the set of statistical data “Accidents at Work (AWs) – Occupational Diseases (ODs)” in the EU countries, EUROGIP publishes the 2009-2012 data concerning Germany.
The number of recognized accidents at work with more than 3 days away from work has been declining since 2010. In 2013, the number of recognized accidents at work was 1,061,365. The situation is quite different as regards occupational diseases. In fact, the number of recognized cases has increased steadily since 2009, from 62,702 to 71,389 in 2012.
Highlights of Eurogip’s activity in the year 2012.
Readaptation, rehabilitation, disability management, prevention of long-term disability, return-to-work etc. The contributors of the EUROGIP Discussions on March 19, 2013 addressed these issues and presented the programs implemented in various European countries – Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Great Britain, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland – as well as Canada. These programs aim at keeping at work people who have a health problem, including occupational origin
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