The prevention of accidents at work is an important social and economic policy task. The employees themselves have a direct interest in staying safe, healthy and productive. Companies have a great responsibility for the safety of their employees and do not only bear the costs of accidents through lost working hours. Therefore, the IER-Report focuses on the following questions: How high is the accident frequency in South Tyrol? Which sectors are more affected, which less? Do factors such as age or gender matter? How does South Tyrol perform in comparison to other Italian regions?