The MIND SAFETY - Safety Matters! II is a 36-month project with a € 395,774 million grant from the Erasmus + Program and will be coordinated by the Authority for Work Conditions in partnership with the University of Aveiro and the University of Minho (funding € 48 415.00) with Nelson Bruno Martins Marques da Costa as responsible researcher.
It has Universitat de Girona, Technische Universiteit Delft, Calisma ve Guvenlim Egitim ve Araştırma Merkezi and YSBF Youth in Science and Business Foundation as associated partners, and is scheduled to be completed in August 2021.
In a working logic of network and partnership, ACT, the University of Aveiro and the University of Minho, intend to carry out a joint initiative to implement in three years, which includes the development of the virtual community already built in the first project, which through collaborative practices will lead to the production of knowledge on education for safety and health and safety culture, a logic of relevant information sharing, theoretical and practical, good practice in service training for teachers and trainers, along with the provision of a package of teaching resources to support pedagogical approaches to safety and health at work, in educational/training context, to cope with incipient educational offer to continuing education for teachers/trainers, in these matters.
This project also provides for the implementation of the tools developed in this project for schools and training centres, and the evaluation of results for the improvement of the methodology and resources involved. This initiative seeks to network, around a common interest schools and universities, which in turn are contact centres privileged with the business world.
The common goal is to contribute to the quality of learning - and the medium-long term, to reduce accident rates and occupational diseases.
To achieve its objectives, this project has the support of various organizations belonging to four UE countries "to allow the exchange of knowledge and experience in the training of teachers / trainers and the dissemination of innovative practices in OSH approach in the context of different subjects/ training modules, including the blind and low vision students and students from ethnic minorities, and from the most disadvantaged social class.