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Lithuanian Service Workers Trade Union (LPSDPS)


Project Facts

Project objective: Lithuania - Enhanced understanding of the benefits of decent work
Project promoter: Lithuanian Service Workers Trade Union (LPSDPS)
Type of institution: Trade union
Project number: IN22-0035
Target group(s): Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME),
Status: Completed
Initial project cost: € 112,130
Final project costs: € 102,096
From Norway Grants: € 91,871
The project is carried out in: Lithuania

Summary of project results


The main project objective was trough joint initiatives among Statoil Fuel & Retail Lietuva (UAB), Fire and Rescue department under the Ministry of the Interior, and the Lithuanian Fire Safety Association to contribute to the increased Health and Safety environment (HSE) level at working place and to promote social dialogue between employees, employer and Fire and Rescue department, its subordinate units and the public throughout all Lithuania. The main project’s milestones and achievements are : - 20 workshops in 5 regions in Lithuania were held and 400 Statoil petrol stations employees participated in the trainings. The employees got theoretical knowledge about causes of fire and what actions should be taken in case of fire. Theoretical knowledge was tested in practical exercises by each participant. - A study tour in Norway and meeting with “Oslo Fire brigade” in Oslo took place in June 2013. During the visit representatives of project met Oslo Fire brigade chief and prevention department employees, where have shared best practice in fire safety prevention work, cooperation between public and private sectors. - A realistic simulation of “fire emergency at station” were held at 4 Statoil sites in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda and Panevėžys. Statoil employees and Fire emergency has joined their forces in fire emergency situation and tested their knowledge in real life. The actions and lessons learned were discussed and improvements for the existing processes were proposed. - A closing event and competition of testing the gained skills in fighting a fire took place in October 2013 - Good media coverage throughout the project implementation The project’s results have contributed to a better cooperation and improved dialogue between the project parties. The trainings helped the project promoter to increase the overall HSE maturity level and the “fire safety standard” as important part of safe working place. The training material (incl. video, and emergency booklet) based on best practice of project can be further utilized for training of new employees as well as partners / contractors when introducing risk and fire safety prevention at work place.


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