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The European Forum of the Insurance against Accidents at Work and Occupational Diseases was founded in 1992.


Its aim is to promote and safeguard the principle of such a specific insurance. Moreover, it actively monitors the process of convergence between the systems in place in Europe.

The European Forum is commited to actively improving the situation of workers in Europe who have suffered an accident at work or an occupational disease is therefore playing a significant part in creating a socially just Europe for the future.

The European Forum aims to promote the exchange of information and experiences among member organisations, which often face the same problems in terms of insurance, prevention or rehabilitation.

As of 2019, the European Forum counts member institutions from 21 countries: Austria, Belgium, CroatiaDenmark,  Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.


The Presidency of the European Forum rotates between member countries every year.


Consult the statutes of the European Forum.




The European Forum publishes declarations on issues related to its fields of competence.


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