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Sandra Vogel IW-Report 22. July 2015 Germany: Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013
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Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013
Sandra Vogel IW-Report 22. July 2015

Germany: Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013

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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.

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Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013
Sandra Vogel IW-Report 22. July 2015

Sandra Vogel: Germany – Fewer fatal work accidents in 2013

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