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Higher professional study programme Public Health student internship in companies as labour protection specialists

Project/agreement No.
2006/0272/VPD1/ESF/PIAA/06/APK/3.2.6.3./0070/0066
Project funding
35 467.39 EUR, including 26 594.55 EUR ESF funding and 8 864.85 EUR State budget co-funding
Project manager
Project realization
13.12.2006. - 31.05.2008.

Aim

Ensure placement in occupational health (labour protection) of students of Public Health faculty in accordance with the profile of the company, combining the theoretical and practical training of students in RSU Institute and Laboratory for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health

Description

Activities of the project

  • Review and improve placement programme
  • Develop methodical materials for students and placement supervisors for the implementation of placement, ensure study placement in different sectors of the economy, covering a wide scope of work protection and diversify the knowledge of students
  • Update placement programme and recommendations in accordance with the system of the company

The target audience is Riga Stradiņš University Public Health faculty 3rd year students

Project partner is PSI Darba Medicīna SIA

48 students of faculty of Public Health were involved during the implementation, they got acquainted with work environment risk factors and assessment methods as well as performed practical work, assessing environment risk factors in 25 different companies in Latvia