ABClean Final conference in Brussel

The final conference of ABClean lifelong learning program project was held on 10th of September 2015 in the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. The concluding conference participants discussed the ABClean project and activities, the pilot training results, further promotion, dissemination action plans, examples of good practices and current issues about asbestos damage to health.

Head of Construction Mechansation Division and the Vocational Trainer Andrius Šipkinas from Public Organization Vilnius Jeruzales Labour Market Training Centre made a presentation about the ABClean project pilot training results.

Pilot training in the asbestos related Work and Safety was carried out in Lithuania, the United Kingdom, Spain, Poland, Italy and Finland.

The number of trainees which completed pilot training – 126 (Great Britain – 31, Lithuania – 49, Spain – 23, Poland – 21, Finland - 2).

Trainees reported that they were satisfied with this way of training for the following reasons: short training time, comprehensive, informative and vivid information about asbestos and about the safety organisation.

On 15th and 16th of September 2015, Public Organization Vilnius Jeruzalem Labour Market Training Centre conducted information seminar for training school students who carry out various construction works (plumbers, electricians, decorators, roofers). Informative workshop attended more than twenty trainees and was led by Andrius Šipkinas.

In two day seminar vocational training students were introduced about asbestos, its harmful effect to health, how to identify asbestos or it containing materials in the workplace, the organisation of work and safety requirements.

Also, during the seminar ABClean project and a pilot training platform were presented. Seminar trainees got ABClean publicity and dissemination tools (poster, safety organization guides, USB keys with relevant information about the ABClean project and bags with ABClean project logos).



admin | 29/09/2015 00:43:43


Project partners meet in Lodz, Poland

On April 23th and 24th, partners of ABClean met in Lodz, Poland, to review the advancements of their project, hosted by Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine. About 100 participants already completed the ABClean pilot course among the participating countries, and the first results are very encouraging. The level of satisfaction is positive, and participants significantly raised their level of knowledge regarding the asbestos issue. A few improvements were discussed to be adde... Read more

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admin | 20/06/2015 00:24:24


Save the date! Final Conference of the ABClean project in Brussels

Dear colleagues, dear friends, Despite the EU wide ban on the production of asbestos it can still be found everywhere in Europe particularly in buildings and infrastructure, where it poses a threat to human health. To address the special risk for construction workers who may encounter asbestos accidently during the course of e.g. renovation, maintenance or demolition a Leonardo Da Vinci Project was called into life under the title making the EU Clean of Asbestos. The goal was to create... Read more

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admin | 19/06/2015 09:39:33


Project partners meet in Lodz, Poland

On April 23th and 24th of April, partners of the ABClean meeting met in Lodz, Poland, to review the advancements of their project, hosted by Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine. About 100 participants already completed the ABClean pilot course among the participating countries, and the first results are very encouraging. The level of satisfaction is positive, and participant significantly raised their level of knowledge regarding the asbestos issue. A few improvements were discu... Read more


admin | 19/06/2015 09:38:20


ABClean partners meet in Trieste

The Triestine meeting scheduled for November 27th – 28th, 2014 has been a precious opportunity for ABClean partners to work toghether and keep in touch. Regional Government of Friuli Venezia Giulia has granted for free the Auditorium Hall of the Central Direction for Communitary Policies, where the meeting was held. Isabel Dominguez and Silvia Pascual (Novotec – Spain), Cécile Sauvage (Equipo Humano – Spain), Mikael Fingerroos (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health – Finland), Han... Read more

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