• 2000
  • In 2000 the informal International Coordinating Group for Occupational Health Psychology (ICGOHP) was founded for the purpose of facilitating OHP-related research, education, and practice as well as coordinating international conference scheduling. (wikipedia.org)
  • govern
  • 1, 2, 3) The accident insurance funds govern themselves (self-administration) with equal representation divided between employers, entrepreneurs and employees. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatal accidents
  • The report also shows that more than 93 % of these fatal accidents involved males, which reflects the predominance of men in the most dangerous branches, i.e. agriculture, construction, transport, and communication. (diva-portal.org)
  • As many as 218,019 "minor" accidents were reported, 13,577 more than during the same period last year, along with 1,593 "serious" accidents, one more than at the same period last year, and 239 fatal accidents, 16 more than in 2014. (equaltimes.org)
  • risk
  • Some have evaluated the role of individual characteristics or personality factors in increasing the risk for occupational accidents [ 5 , 6 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • This has resulted from development of the field of health economics and the close relationship between work and economics, either because of the risk factors for accidents, or because of their effects on productity. (docplayer.net)
  • Insurance
  • Independent Contractors' Occupational Accident Insurance with Insurance Administrators, Inc. enables companies to offer their qualified contractors insurance coverage. (amertrkins.com)
  • Who Should Consider Occupational Accident Insurance? (amertrkins.com)
  • The majority of responsible employers have occupational accident insurance. (marketbusinessnews.com)
  • 1 Rev Saúde Pública 2006;40(6) Vilma Sousa Santana I José Bouzas Araújo-Filho I Paulo Rogério Albuquerque- Oliveira II Anadergh Barbosa-Branco III Occupational accidents: social insurance costs and work days lost ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To estimate the proportion of occupational accident benefits granted within the total for health-related social security benefits, viewing the costs according to benefit type and the impact on productivity according to work days lost. (docplayer.net)
  • The Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (German: Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung, IFA) is a German institute located in Sankt Augustin near Bonn. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IFA supports the German institutions for social accident insurance and their organisations in solving scientific and technical problems relating to occupational safety and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2003 the name changed to BGIA and in 2007 the institute obtained its present-day name on occasion of the fusion of the German social accident insurance institutions in the commercial and the public sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • Occupational accident insurance was established in Germany by statute in 1884. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agencies in charge of providing this form of insurance are the industrial and agricultural employers' liability funds as well as public sector accident insurance funds, which include both municipal accident insurance association and other accident funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • While employers'liability funds are organized according to industry, the public sector accident insurance funds are the most part organized regionally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The legal basis for occupational accident insurance is formed by the German Social Code, in particular Book VII (SGB VII). (wikipedia.org)
  • For the municipal accident insurance associations and accidents funds, the contributions are based on the population, the number of insured persons, or wages and salaries. (wikipedia.org)
  • In industry and agriculture the employer's liability insurance fund (Berufsgenossenschaften) are responsible for accident insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Providing coverage in the public sector are the municipal accident insurance associations (Gemeindeunfallversicherungsverbände) and other public-sector accident funds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The accident insurance agencies also hold free informational, motivational events on the subject of safety at work. (wikipedia.org)
  • disaster
  • Accordingly, the government recognized the seriousness of the incident's harm and searched for a solution by establishing a professional organization for preventing occupational disaster. (wikipedia.org)
  • employers
  • Because workplace injury is a reality that many employers may face, will face or have faced at some point, it's wise to have a plan for when an accident does happen, according to OHS legal experts. (cos-mag.com)
  • year
  • Mererani - Mining sector-related accidents are on a worrisome upward trend, according to a new report, which shows that 27 people lost their lives within the first five months of this year. (org.in)
  • Just half a year after the introduction of the app, the number of occupational accidents in Denmark has fallen from 27 to 14 in the first quarter, when comparing the number from this year with the number in the first three months of 2016, Neda-Maria Kaizumi states. (readytrack.com.au)
  • The costs of occupational accident benefits were estimated to be R$8.5 million, with around half a million work days lost during the year studied. (docplayer.net)
  • 1, 2, 3) Every year some 1,400,000 accidents in the Federal Republic of Germany involving employees who are either working or on their way to or from work. (wikipedia.org)
  • That same year, the International Commission on Occupational Health created the Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors (ICOH-WOPS) scientific committee, which focused primarily on OHP. (wikipedia.org)
  • OSHA
  • Under section 18 of the OSH Act, states may elect to administer their own occupational safety and health programs, or "State Plans," which must be approved and monitored by federal OSHA. (osha.gov)
  • Thus, other government agencies must work with the State Plan in the same manner as they do with federal OSHA, because the State Plan is the authority responsible for occupational safety and health enforcement in that state. (osha.gov)
  • Both OSHA and EPA have a responsibility to investigate major chemical accidents to determine whether any violations of their laws occurred and, if so, to require correction of these violations and ensure compliance with their laws. (osha.gov)
  • report
  • In its 2014 Annual Report, the Public Prosecutions Service notes the increase in sentences related to occupational accidents and urges the government to set up specialised tribunals to provide a "rapid response" to these offences, given that the average time lag between the incident and the court decision is currently between six and eight years. (equaltimes.org)
  • Table 1: Fatality Rate sectorwise Source: NAO report- Performance Audit Report on the Management of Occupational Health and Safety in Tanzania, 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term 'safety culture' was first used in INSAG's (1988) 'Summary Report on the Post-Accident Review Meeting on the Chernobyl Accident' where safety culture was described as: "That assembly of characteristics and attitudes in organizations and individuals which establishes that, as an overriding priority, nuclear plant safety issues receive the attention warranted by their significance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Focus
  • Occupational accidents have been the focus of the Labor Inspectorate, companies, organizations and trade unions for many years, and it is only now that we have begun to realize how technology can help. (readytrack.com.au)
  • injury
  • In the injured group low levels of resilience predicted post-traumatic symptomatology, whereas the degree of physical injury and the length of time since the accident did not play a predictive role. (mdpi.com)
  • results
  • Other studies have also revealed the high costs of work-related accidents in countries such as China, 14 and Lebanon, 6 although it is difficult to compare the results because of differences in procedures and the specific characteristics of each country. (docplayer.net)
  • medical
  • 5,6,9,10,13,14 In the United States, Leigh et al 8 (1997) estimated a total cost of US$ billion for fatal and non-fatal occupational accidents in The direct costs from medical expenses such as treatment and rehabilitation, and some non-medical expenses such as transportation represented 34% of the total. (docplayer.net)