Good Practices in Social Security

Database

Implementation year
2018

The career break programmes offer workers the chance to interrupt their careers temporarily or reduce their working hours by half or to four-fifths of the time to achieve a work-life balance, and receive replacement income from the authorities in the meanwhile. More than 400,000 people or about 10 per cent of all employed workers in Belgium use these schemes every year.

Implementation year
2018

The German Social Accident Insurance Institution for trade and distribution of goods (Berufsgenossenschaft Handel und Warenlogistik – BGHW), a member of the German Social Accident Insurance (Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallvericherung – DGUV), implemented a holistic strategy and quality management model that, with the two main components of strategy and quality management in the rehabilitation and services division (SQMS RuL), effectively supports BGHW employees in their duties.

Implementation year
2018

AERMeS is a software toolkit created for professionals working in the field of occupational safety and health to equip them with a tool that guides them in selecting the most appropriate method for measuring the risks for the musculoskeletal apparatus and obtaining highly reliable assessments, also using observational assessment methods. In fact, by improving the quality of the assessments it is possible to identify the risk factors with greater accuracy and to identify the most appropriate measures to protect workers’ health.

Implementation year
2018

AERMeS is a software toolkit created for professionals working in the field of occupational safety and health to equip them with a tool that guides them in selecting the most appropriate method for measuring the risks for the musculoskeletal apparatus and obtaining highly reliable assessments, also using observational assessment methods. In fact, by improving the quality of the assessments it is possible to identify the risk factors with greater accuracy and to identify the most appropriate measures to protect workers’ health.

Implementation year
2018

The Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund (ADRPBF) performs the process of annual declaration by asking all pensioners and beneficiaries to visit the ADRPBF headquarters in order to confirm the terms of eligibility (or not) and to provide required documents from the courts, health authorities, universities and other entities.

Implementation year
2018

Towards the end of 2018, the Auxiliary Unemployment Benefits Fund (Caisse auxiliaire de paiement des allocations de chômage – CAPAC) introduced a number of IT modules using deep learning aimed first at improving its quality control on unemployment file compilation activities and the payment of unemployment benefits; and second, at increasing the productivity of staff engaged in this work. The results are only recent but are excellent, with very low levels of investment and very short development cycles.

Implementation year
2018

Support Incentives to Enterprises bids (Incentivi di Sostegno alle Imprese, ISI), annually published by the National Employment Accident Insurance Institute (Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – INAIL), allow collecting large amounts of information on companies that access contributions for preventive purposes. Every year about 4,000 companies in the Italian territory start a bureaucratic path that allows them to get INAIL financial incentives.

Implementation year
2018

Support Incentives to Enterprises bids (Incentivi di Sostegno alle Imprese, ISI), annually published by the National Employment Accident Insurance Institute (Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – INAIL), allow collecting large amounts of information on companies that access contributions for preventive purposes. Every year about 4,000 companies in the Italian territory start a bureaucratic path that allows them to get INAIL financial incentives.

Implementation year
2018

The German Federal Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung – DRV) provides medical rehabilitation services based on the “rehabilitation before pension” principle. However, studies show that only every second recipient of a reduced earning capacity pension has made use of a rehabilitation benefit in advance.

Implementation year
2018

The new rules for payment and settlement of contributions collected by the Social Insurance Institution (Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych – ZUS) have come into force since 1 January 2018. Payers pay all contributions due for all types of insurance and to all funds by means of one payment, using a regular payment document.

Payments are marked with the payer’s Individual Number of Contribution Account (NRS) and then posted and settled to cover proportionally the contributions due, as indicated by: