OHS TRAINING Spanish Construction Sector - David de Teresa Escolar


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Intervención de David de Teresa Escolar, responsable de I+D+i de la Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, en la XXX edición del Coloquio Internacional del Comité de Construcción de la Asociación Internacional de la Seguridad Social (AISS-C), celebrado del 16 al 18 de octubre de 2012 en Boston

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OHS TRAINING Spanish Construction Sector - David de Teresa Escolar

  1. 1. OHS TRAINING Spanish Construction SectorDavid de Teresa EscolarDavid de Teresa EscolarHead of R&D Department Boston,  October 16th, 2012
  2. 2. OHS Training gBackground The Foundation is a non-profit paritarian organization, p p g , created by virtue of the National Collective Agreement in 1992. Its Board is composed of: 26 members on behalf of the trade unions. 26 members on behalf of the employers’ organizations. p y g
  3. 3. OHS Training gMain figures a gu es 180.000  158,094  >400 training  a u os alumnos  courses:  courses: 42 training  workers  k centers across  formados en  Management,  trained in  2009 the country 2011 Craftmanship,  and OSH and OSH 21 OSH  Quality: practice More than  More than 140  ISO 9001:2008 centers 1,700 trainers own textbooks ISO 14001:2004 300+EFQM
  4. 4. OHS Training gThe importance of OSH training Training of the agents involved in the construction work: Influences on the factors causing accidents. Directly determines the worker’s worker s attitudes, motivations and skills.
  6. 6. OHS Training gSpanish legal framework According to the National Collective Agreement of the Construction Sector: Two levels of Safety & Health training First level: initial training g Second level: specific training
  7. 7. OHS Training gInitial training Minimum training in S&H required to work in the construction sector (8-hour (8 hour long) Acquiring the competences: To identify the most frequent risks at the worksite To implement the necessary preventive measures
  8. 8. OHS Training gInitial training Main f M i features Homogeneous, participative and proactive. Practical and intuitive intuitive. As well as adaptable to every worker profile.
  9. 9. OHS Training gInitial training Main M i resources Trainer multimedia DVD Trainee t tb k T i textbook More than 400 real pictures from construction sites. Multilingual contents. g
  10. 10. OHS Training gInitial training Outcome, last 3 years Workers trained: + 800,000 Workers year 2011 845 509 ear 2011: 845,509
  11. 11. OHS Training gSpecific training Focused on the specific job/occupation of each worker. Depending on the types of works developed. There are 13 courses: bricklayer, coffin carpenter, iron specialist electrician etc specialist, electrician, etc.
  12. 12. OHS Training gS&H acreditation system & y The Construction Professional Card (TPC) > 600 000 600,000
  13. 13. OHS Training gHow to improve S&H conditions in construction site? p & Mainly, improving the following factors • Workers training and motivation. motivation. • Materials & equipment used. used. • Organization and construction techniques. techniques.
  14. 14. OHS Training gHow to reach it now? Among others requirements Ensuring the proper training and motivation of all the agents involved in the construction works, including engineers and architects. Considering safety and health in the worksite since the early stages of the project design.
  15. 15. OHS Training gHow to go further? Through th i d t i li ti Th h the industrialization of f the construction process. Designing safety projects taking into account the prevention of construction accidents. ti f t ti id t Promoting R&D on S&H for the construction sector, and creating ways to spread the research outcomes. t
  16. 16. OHS Training gEU Directive 92/57/EEC The transpositions of this directive into the Member States show significant differences in the: Scope and depth of content. p p Specificity. Adaptation. Adaptation Implementation.
  17. 17. OHS Training gSome key conclusions It would be convenient Establishing minimum requirements concerning the initial S&H training for the construction sector at European level. Introducing and spreading of the concept “Prevention Through Design (Design for Construction S f t )” at E C t ti Safety)” t European l level. l