Accident Insurance

Accident insurance is a type of insurance where the policy holder is paid directly in the event of an accident resulting in injury of the insured. The insured can spend the benefit payment however they choose. Accident insurance is complementary to, not a replacement for, health insurance.

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Protecting workers from asbestos

EPRS · 29 March 2021 English

Asbestos is responsible for more than half of the deaths from occupational cancer in the world. Since 2005 Asbestos is banned in Europe. The risks remain, because of the maintenance …

Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (FIA). Around 125 million people in the


Obstacles to the Free Movement of Rainbow Families in the EU

EPRS · 8 March 2021 English

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the PETI Committee, examines: (i) the obstacles that rainbow families (same-sex …

pensions, the award of joint health and accident insurance cover, and succession to tenancies. • pensions, the award of joint health and accident insurance cover, and succession to tenancies.12 An


Special Advisers to the Commission (2014-2019)

EPRS · 26 February 2021 English

This study proposes an overview of the selection of Special Advisers to the European Commission, specifically during the period 2014-2019: the procedure followed, number of contracts, safeguards, contractual terms, budgetary …

mission expenses and the institution’s accident insurance contribution. See Budget of the EU (OJ L67/1551)


Arts Workers in California: Creating a More Inclusive Social Contract to Meet …

Urban Institute · 15 January 2021 English

As the economy transforms, more workers find themselves working as independent contractors outside traditional employment structures, without access to social insurance programs and worker protections. Arts workers have been particularly …

number of engaged hours; (3) occupational accident insurance that covers medical expenses and a percentage


World Employment and Social Outlook 2021 : the role of digital labour …

ILO · 2021 English

The report offers a comprehensive picture of the experience of workers and businesses on online web-based and location-based platforms, drawing on surveys and interviews with some 12,000 workers and representatives …

include requiring that platforms cover the accident insurance costs of self-employed workers (France);


World Employment and Social Outlook 2021 : the role of digital labour …

ILO · 2021 English

This report examines how digital labour platforms are transforming the world of work and how that affects employers and workers. It focuses on two main types of digital labour platform: …

include requiring that platforms cover the accident insurance costs of self‑employed workers (France);


Social security of platform workers in China : findings and recommendations from …

ILO · 2021 English

This research brief presents the results of two studies. The first by the Chinese Academy of Labour and Social Security (CALSS) (2019) discusses the categorization of workers in platform economy …

some platform companies purchased personal accident insurance for the workers. But according to our survey


Nepal - Strengthening the National Rural Transport Program Project

World Bank Group · 15 November 2020 English

(ii) free monthly health check-ups; (iii) accident insurance; (iv) free transportation to work; (v) access care, free transportation to the work site, accident insurance, and other worker benefits as summarized


St Maarten - Public Expenditure Review

World Bank Group · 9 November 2020 English

Sint Maarten is a high-income small island state located in the Caribbean that occupies the southern half of the island shared with the French overseas collectivity of Saint Martin. Sint …

States OOPS Out-of-pocket expenditures OV Accident Insurance (Ongevallen verzekering) OZR Civil servants


Disclosable Version of the ISR - Accelerating India's COVID-19 Social Protection Response …

World Bank Group · 2 November 2020 English

29-Oct-2020 01-Dec-2021 Comments: Coverage of accident insurance has increased to a third of informal workers


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