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Figures - Data - Facts Working time preferences of employed persons

The preferences of employed persons regarding working fewer or more hours
are the focus topic of the current brochure on the "Changing World of Work".
In this annually published brochure, BAuA gives an overview of the key data
in the field of occupational health and safety in Germany.

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BAuA's research aims to ensure a safe and healthy working environment that is adapted to the needs of humans.

Practical information

22.5 accidents at work that require reporting for every 1,000 full-time staff

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The German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health offers selected publications in English.

Product Safety

Both in the workplace and in our day-to-day lives, we use many different everyday items and technical work equipment. To protect our safety and health, it is essential that products be fully developed, well thought-out and properly tested and, as far as possible, inherently safe and user-friendly.

Product Safety Portal of BAuA

Chemicals & Biocides

The Federal Office for Chemicals (BfC) at BAuA is responsible for the implementation of regulations in chemicals law. Find out what BfC is doing to protect people, animals and the environment from hazardous chemicals.

Federal office for chemicals


The helpdesk provides information and support with the registration, evaluation and authorisation as well as the classification and labelling of chemicals.

Ap­pli­ca­tion-safe chem­i­cals and prod­ucts

Measuring nano- and micro-scale fibre materials at workplaces

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Work De­sign in the Work­place

How can smart
devices support
employed persons
with their work?

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Work and health

Prolonged periods of
sitting at the work­place
can make you ill. How to
stimulate interruptions?

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The Chang­ing World of Work

Evaluation of the data records of the GDA survey of companies and employees from
2011 and 2015.

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Other Websites

Other Websites

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Demographic change in the world of work - an interdisciplinary monitoring.

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