Berufsgenossenschaft Energie Textil Elektro Medienerzeugnisse
We provide statutory accident insurance cover for about 3.8 million people in more than 200,000 member businesses.
Our responsibilities include:
- Occupational safety and health protection
We provide our member businesses with support in the areas of occupational safety and health protection. Our employees visit, advise and run seminars in the member companies. We also investigate the causes of occupational accidents, make measurements (noise, hazardous substances, etc.) at the workplace and test machines and equipment.
- Rehabilitation and compensation
We ensure an optimal curative treatment once an occupational or commuting accident has occurred. Our first priority is the speedy and full medical recovery of the injured and ill person.
We assume our member businesses' liability for the health-related consequences of occupational accidents and diseases. We also indemnify the employees against liability inter se.