AUVA (Allgemeine Unfallversicherungsanstalt - the Austrian Workers' Compensation Board) is the social insurance for occupational risks for more than 3.3 million employees and 1.4 million pupils and students. It is financed mainly by contributions paid by employers. Its legal duties are: prevention of occupational accidents and diseases, occupational medical care, first aid for occupational accidents, post traumatic treatment, rehabilitation, financial compensation and research.
We care for about 170 000 victims of occupational accidents and diseases annually. About 350 000 persons involved in accidents of all kinds are treated in our trauma centres and rehabilitation centres every year. We pay about 73 000 compensations per year to victims of occupational accidents and diseases or their families.
1.30 million school children and students
0.42 million self-employed persons
1.57 million white collar workers
1.21 million blue collar workers
- Prevention of occupational accidents and diseases
- Occupational medical care
- First aid for occupational accidents
- Post traumatic treatment
- Main office ("Hauptstelle" ) in Vienna
- Regional offices ("Landesstellen") in Graz, Linz, Salzburg and Vienna
- Local offices ("Außenstellen") in Dornbirn, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Oberwart and St. Pölten
- Trauma centres in Graz, Kalwang, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Linz, Salzburg and Vienna
- Rehabilitations centres in Bad Häring, Tobelbad, Klosterneuburg and Vienna