Mainstreaming Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in vocational training programmes. Forestry and wood production sector.

The global Project “Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers -- Safe [email protected] Project”, executed by the ILO and funded by the US Department of Labor, pursues among its main components: mainstreaming OSH in vocational training programmes, awareness raising of vulnerability of young workers and enhancing the technical capacities of labour inspectors to better identify the occupational risks faced by youth at work.

In this framework, ILO/Cinterfor is responsible for implementing the Project component related to OSH in vocational training in Uruguay and as a learning outcome of the implementation of the Project in the country, this guide was defined with the purpose of being a valuable tool for the entire region. 

The objective of this guide is to offer some practical guidelines to teachers to make their work in the field of OSH easier. The guidelines and suggestions that are presented here to trainers and institutions aim at mainstreaming the prevention of risks at work, the protection and the promotion of health into the forestry and wood production sector, while also taking into account the particular features of young participants. The guidelines and suggestions that are here systematized aim at mainstreaming the prevention of risks at work, the protection and the promotion of health into the forestry and wood production sector, while also taking into account the particular features of the target audience: young people who are participating in educational processes.


Disclaimer: Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Labor. This material does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the United States Department of Labor, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the United States Government.

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