Why is health protection important and how Work Safety can help your Company handling it

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A successful company is characterized by healthy and motivated employees. And for that reason, it is important that organizations make an effort to ensure that their employees operate in a security and healthy working environment.

Due to the digitalization of today´s world and the associated technological advances are more and more changes occurring in the working life that also affect the working environment. It is one of the tasks of safety and health protection to ensure that these changes do not have a negative impact on the well-being of your employees by any circumstances.


Statistical Data:

In the year 2019, were 871.547 reportable work and commute-related accidents in Germany. In contrast, the number of fatal commuting accidents in the past year amounted to 309 cases.

  • More than 497 deaths are due to fatal accidents at work in Germany exclusively.
  • A total number of 78.234 occupational diseases were detected in Germany in the year 2019 [1]

These figures reflect the need of a new paradigm of prevention, which refers to an adequate health protection.


Work Safety as a digital partner in health protection

The topic of occupational safety is already on the agenda of German companies – not only because it is mandatory on a law perspective and therefore holds firms accountable.

In Work Safety we are aware of the importance of health protection at the workplace. In order to guarantee employees highest protection possible during their working hours we have set ourselves the goal of creating e-learning modules and smartGames in the area of occupational safety and health protection, thus making relevant topics creatively and understandably digitally tangible.

Work Safety offers you a variety of courses with detailed risk examples that we face daily during working hours. With modules on topics such stress management, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, manual handling of loads, prevention of occupational accidents up to first aid measures at the workplace and much more. We support you and your employees to actively prevent health problems and thus making your workspace as safe as possible.

Every risk can be prevented by implementing the right preventive measures. In our course catalog you will find the risks and measures which are available for prevention and much more.




[1] Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung e.V. (DGUV)