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Germany: Health and safety
- Health and safety is regulated both by statute and by guidelines issued by occupational accident insurance funds. (See General)
- Employers and employees have various duties regarding health and safety. (See Duties of employers and employees)
- Employers with more than 20 employees must appoint at least one safety representative. (See Safety representatives)
- Health and safety inspection and enforcement is covered by supervisory agencies and occupational accident insurance funds. (See Enforcement and penalties)
- All employees must be insured against work-related accidents and occupational illnesses with statutory occupational accident insurance funds. (See Compensation for injury or illness)
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