10/30/2003

Rome Declaration on Mainstreaming OSH into Education and Training

Health and safety experts agreed in the context of aninternational conference
in Rome upon the need for a European strategy based on qualified and quantified
goals aiming at preparing children and young people for future working life.

The main objective of this Rome Declaration is to prepare and sustain people
during their life, since their childhood, engaging schools and any other
professional training institution in actions providing safer and healthier
workforce in the EU of tomorrow.

This European strategy must be based on qualified and quantified goals aiming
at:

- Preparing children and young people for the challenge of their future working
life assuring them occupational safety and health;

- Providing all citizens and workers, in particular, with a life long learning;

- Improving the involvement of educational and training system initial and
continuing in fostering health and safety in the workplace.

Further information


AplusA-online.de - Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work