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What is the Basi?

The Federal Association for Occupational Safety and Health (Basi) is Germany’s national association of all non-commercial organizations involved in safety and health at work. It is a registered association with 81 member organizations. These include ministries of the German federal and regional governments, the social partners, statutory accident and health insurance institutions, industry associations, research bodies and institutes of higher education, and other institutions. The Basi was founded in 1961.
The Basi’s mission as set out in its articles of association is to improve the status of safety and health at work in Germany. For this purpose, it carries out joint tasks in the area of occupational safety and health and associated areas, in consultation with ist members.

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