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HS-EMFW

Acronym: HS-EMFW

Project Name: Health and Safety in Electromagnetic Fields in Welding

Grant agreement no: 2015-1-ATOI-KA202-004982

Total cost: 17379,00€

Total Funding: 17379,00€


OBJECTIVES:

HS-EMFW (Health and Safety in Electromagnetic Fields in Welding) project aims at avoiding unfulfillment of the stipulated mandatory limit values of the Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Directive – 2013/35/EU – by European companies. This will be done by developing a harmonized training course of personnel involved in the risk assessment of EMF in industry, focusing not only in large enterprises, but also in SMEs in different European countries, and to create the profile of an Electromagnetic Fields Health and Safety Officer in Welding (EF-HSOW).

This objective will be achieved through the definition of a curriculum and corresponding educational materials for the training of personnel involved in EMF risk assessments based on the Directive and on the creation of a Professional profile for the EF-HSOW.


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Type of Project: R&D and Innovation
Project Website: http://www.hs-emfw.com/
Project Programme: Co-funded by the Erasmus + Programme of teh European Union
Project Coordinaton: Schweißtechnische Zentralanstalt - SZA (AUSTRIA)
Project Contact: formacao@isq.pt
Start Year: 2015
Project Duration: 2017

Project Partners: EUROPEAN FEDERATION FOR WELDING JOINING AND CUTTING - EWF (BELGIUM), ISQ (PORTUGAL), Istituto Italiano della Saldatura - IIS (ITALY), HIGHSKILLZ LIMITED (UNITED KINGDOM)