Title E-TPOHS: e-Training Platform for Occupational Health and Safety
Project Number 2010-1-TR1-LEO05-16767
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text E-TPOHS (e - Training Platform for Occupational Health and Safety) is an innovative and integrated online training programme on Occupational Health and Safety, ensuring vocational education for stakeholders of construction, metal/equipment manufacturing, mining and quarrying sectors via newest learning methods, and is going to be piloted in Turkey and Bulgaria in 2012.
One of the EU primary concerns is to increase awareness on Occupational Health and Safety in working environments and to prevent possible work related accidents, diseases and deaths. Moreover, the national and international reports show that there is major demand on demand of the employees and employers for further training on OHS in order to prevent hazardous occupational incidents. Therefore, there is a strong need for the dissemination of educative training materials and the exchange of best practices on OHS area in both national and EU level.
The main aim of this project is to provide easy and free access to an electronic training platform for all the parties involved with OHS on national level in order to increase the awareness of SMEs and entrepreneurs about OHS tasks, good practices and obligations and EU initiatives; the long term aim is to decrease the number of fatal and serious accidents in SMEs.
The project has the following objectives:
To adopt the curricula that was prepared by the Slovakian partner for OHS training which covers EU legislation, and labour protection management system in SMEs, costs and benefits of OHS in company, impact of OHS legislation upon companies;
To prepare additional curricula which will include specific OHS training modules in specific sectors and the associated good practices;
To train facilitators in the area of OHS for SMEs;
To test the e-learning platform in Turkey and Bulgaria on a group of facilitators from SMEs;
To disseminate project outputs to all SMEs, social partners and NGOs in order to increase their awareness in OHS;
To decrease occupational related diseases, accidents and deaths.
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Mining and Quarrying
open and distance learning
material for open learning
program or curricula
The products of the project are:
-National Reports on Training Needs Analysis for Bulgaria and Turkey (language:EN)
-Website (language: EN, TR, BG)
-New curriculum/Course materials (language: EN, BG, TR)
-Online Training Modules (language: EN, TR, BG)
-Web based E-learning Platform (language: EN, TR, BG)
-Project's flyers (language: EN, TR, BG, SK, FR)
-Project's posters (language: EN)
-Dissemination Materials (language: EN, BG, TR)