The meeting of the Employee Union Committee of the Trade Unions (VZO OS) by HOCHTIEF VSB held in České Budějovice on May 20th, 2005 dealt with, among other matters, the accident frequency rate in the first quarter of 2005. In comparison to the same period in 2004 a decrease by one third in all monitored indicators was experienced (the number of newly incurred injuries, frequency and number of missed calendar days).