eGuide CWH&S - Innovative e-Guide in Construction Workplace Health and Safety

Name of the Project: Innovative e-Guide in Construction Workplace Health and Safety

Acronym of the Project: eGuide CWH&S

Project Reference Number: 2013-1-BG1-LEO05-08722

EU Funded Programme: Lifelong Learning Program (LLP)

Website of the Project: eguideconstruct.eu



e-Guide CWH&S project tackles identified problems and gaps in the VET systems of 6 European countries by developing an interactive multilingual e-learning tool in health and safety signs and signals in construction industry.

e-Guide CWH&S project transfers and adapts training methods, results and outcomes, incl. training materials using modern teaching methods and tools for effective lifelong learning. The latter include e-learning interactive multilingual modules, simulation games, interactive multiple choice test modules.

The aim of the project is to develop an innovative, attractive and useful training tool for acquiring key competencies in health and safety signs and signals in construction industry.

The project objectives are:


• To transfer and adapt industry-specific VET training methods and tools;
• To train VET students, trainers/tutors and SME staff in health and safety signs and signals in construction industry;
• To raise awareness of the essential importance of health and safety signs and signals in construction industry and the related sectors
•an interactive multilingual e-learning tool in health and safety signs and signals in construction industry and related sectors, – development of a hosting web site and software platform of the e-learning tool
• methodology for the purposes of e-learning in construction workplace health and safety.
• achieved novelty of the training tools and methods in VET
• increased attractiveness of the VET systems and practices in the partner countries
• achieved European perspective
• new skills and key competencies of the target groups developed towards the new job requirements in construction industry
• awareness raising of target groups and stakeholders in occupational health and safety at the workplace.

The e-Guide CWH&S project will be implemented by a consortium of 7 organizations from Bulgaria, Turkey, Austria, Malta, Northern Ireland (UK) and Spain selected on the grounds of their experience in VET and market expertise. All project partners have been involved in vocational training, development of methodological guidance and counselling focused on the identified target sector and issues.

Project tangible results include:


• an interactive multilingual e-learning tool in health and safety signs and signals in construction industry and related sectors, – development of a hosting web site and software platform of the e-learning tool
• methodology for the purposes of e-learning in construction workplace health and safety.

The intangible results include:


The project directly addresses the needs of VET students, VET trainers, company managers and workers in the construction sector. From a long-term perspective the project results are addressed to VET decision-makers for specific training for the system of safety and health in construction industry, public and private VET providers and self-employed people in construction and the related industries.
The project is implemented by the following international partnership consortium:

Project Promoter: MYCCI Bulgaria

Project Partners:


• Paragon Europe, Malta
• University of Forestry, Bulgaria
• MAKRO Consult, Turkey
• BEST, Austria
• Springboard Opportunities Ltd., Northern Ireland, UK
• CEEI Burgos, Spain

The first e-zine of the Innovative E-Guide in Construction Workplace has just been released. The issue provides info regarding concepts, objectives, partnership, target group of the project as well as expected outcomes and all recent activities carried out.