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Document ID (ISN)110498
CIS number 10-0038
ISBN(s) 978-92-9191-215-5
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sas K., Copsey S.
Title OSH in the school curriculum: requirements and activities in the EU Member States
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Gran Vía 33, 48009 Bilbao, Spain, 2009. 180p. Illus. 22 ref. Price: EUR 15.00 (excluding VAT). Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/reports/TE3008521ENC [in English]
Abstract To underpin occupational safety and health (OSH) education in schools and colleges, it is necessary to formalise it in curriculum requirements. This report reviews how the Member States are including OSH and risk education in their national curricula. It shows that there is considerable progress and activity in this respect at both primary and secondary education levels in terms of both implemented and planned actions in the Member States. Actions to include OSH in education at the curriculum level include: statutory requirements; voluntary curricula; guidelines and resources to support the statutory requirements and voluntary curricula; formal recommendations; national guidance and resources in cases where no curricula have been set; and promotional campaigns to support the above.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; young persons; educational institutions
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; safety programmes; role of government; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
OSH training