The number of fatal work accidents has fallen in Germany, although the number of occupational diseases has risen, according to a report released in December 2014. However, the Annual Report on Health and Safety at the Workplace also shows that production lost as a result of sickness leave was worth €59 billion in 2013, or 2% of German gross national income.
Germany Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013
- Sandra Vogel ·
- IW-Report ·
- 22 Jul 2015