H&S Blueprint participates in the Working Group of Construction of the European Association of Paritarian Institutions

Events, Health and Safety

Fundación Laboral de la Construcción presented the European Health & Safety Blueprint project, on 9th June, during its participation in the Working Group of the Construction Sector, of which it is a member together with other sectoral European institutions.

Yesterday, during the meeting of the Working Group of the Construction Sector, Fundación Laboral presented the training modules that are being developed as part of the European project H&S Blueprint. This initiative aims to implement a training system on Safety and Health that contemplates the emerging risks of the new trends in sustainable construction, as well as the innovative materials that are being implemented in new building works and in renovation.

Laura Mesa, project officer at the International Projects Department at Fundación Laboral, was in charge of presenting the group of experts with the objectives and the bases of H&S Blueprint, whose principles are part of the driving force behind this working group of the Europhttp://fundacionlaboral.orgean Association of Paritarian Institutions (AEIP) composed by the Commission V ‘Occupational Health and Safety’ and the Commission IV ‘Paid Holiday Schemes’.

The members of both Commissions meet together and jointly form one AEIP working group on the Construction Sector that is one of the most relevant sectors represented in this Association of Social Protection as several social protection providers managing pension plans, paid holidays and Safety and Health at work schemes are managed on paritarian basis in the construction sector.

At the core of economic activities

Founded in 1996, the AEIP is a Brussels-based advocacy organization, representing Social Protection Institutions established and managed by employers and trade unions on a joint basis within the framework of collective agreements.

The Association has 20 Associate and Affiliate members, all leading large and medium-sized Social Protection Institutions, from 12 European countries, as well as 13 Task Force Members from 3 European countries. All AEIP members are not-for-profit organizations, as in the case of Fundación Laboral de la Construcción.