University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the most prestigious engineering school in Romania with more than 30.000 students and around 1700 academic staff. The University was founded in 1818 and it is a public school. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has 15 faculties, 57 departments, 38 research centers, 6 interdisciplinary research-training platforms, 9 Multiple Users Research Database and cooperates with over 190 Universities in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. As a result, UPB was designated in 2018 among the top 500 best Universities in the world, by “Academic Ranking of World Universities” program.
The University role in SafeEngine project is to bring innovative tools for engineering higher education sector, support the improvement of learning-outcomes-oriented curricula, specifically enriching student’s knowledge in environmental risk assessment. Throughout the project implementation, the knowledge provided will tackle the current skills gaps of engineers that partner Universities are preparing.

Responsible of regional project implementation:

  • Project Manager Diana Mariana Cocârță
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University of Malaga

University of Malaga is one of the Spain’s premiere institutions among higher education sector. UMA was founded in 1972 and since then it has grown considerably its international presence and prestige. The University has two campuses, with more than 35.000 students and over 2.400 professors. UMA is implicated to stimulate educational innovation and boosting research quality among students, professors, young researchers throughout different international research projects, research centers, fellowships, and others. Therefore, the University has been ranked among the top 500 best Universities in the world, by Webometrics: 496.
The role of University of Malaga in SafeEngine project focuses on the acquisition of information in two specific modules: environmental risk assessment and safety in process industries. Thus, the University will encourage to promote these courses/practical activities among the students of chemical engineering and environmental science degrees, as well strengthen the network between students/professors of Spain, Italy and Romania.

Responsible of regional project implementation:

  • Assistant Professor María Cruz López Escalante
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“Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu

The “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu is a public school located in the heart of Transilvania – Sibiu. ULBS is acknowledged as an innovative organization regarding academic management, study programs and International Cooperation. Moreover, the University promotes excellence in the educational and research processes applied to a wide range of disciplines. Every year ULBS opens its gates to approximately 15.000 students, of different areas of study and more than 650 members of teaching staff. The University encourages the improvement of existing courses/ programs and promotes its unique teaching and educational process among students and staff members.
The role of “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu in the framework of SafeEngine project is to create and involve professors in training programs related to Workplace Social Inclusion and System/Occupational Safety. Moreover, the developed modules for each topic will be taught to students of the specific courses of Bachelor and Master’s degree studies.

Responsible of regional project implementation:

  • Professor Lucian-Ionel Cioca
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University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II is the most ancient University of the world, had being funded by the Roman Emperor Frederick II in 1221. It is the second largest Universities in Italy with almost 78.000 students and 5.500 staff members. In terms of organization, the University is separated into 4 Schools and 26 Departments, 5 of these Departments being dedicated to engineering studies and researchers. The University aims to attract students from wide range of background and support their initiatives, stimulates the course modules development, and inspires students, young researchers, professors to be part of wide range of research programs and trainings. Therefore, the efforts were recognized at international level as the University was classified among the top 300 best Universities.
The role of University of Naples Federico II in the project SafeEngine to develop learning tools related to Safety in Process Industries modules. Additionally, the University will organize and support trainings for professors in the area of Safety in Process Industries with the specific teaching materials and promote the information gained to students of Master’s degree.

Responsible of regional project implementation:

  • Professor Massimiliano Fabbricino
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Associated Partners

Mainly involved in organizing together with UPB different workshops on social inclusion being main focused on benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, disability discrimination, deepened understanding of social inclusion, unconscious bias and the lived experiences by people with disabilities.

Link: http://www.aosr.ro/institul-de-cercetari-avansate-interdisciplinare-constantin-angelescu-icaica/

Is in charge with presenting applied research works in the field of preventing and combating the risks of accidents and occupational disease for chemical, electrical, mechanical, thermal, noise, vibration, radiation, micro climate, or lighting risks. Case studies, all based on real incidents in the workplace with real consequences for the people involved, will be also illustrated.

Link: http://www.inpm.ro/

ITM – Sibiu will provide information regarding:

  • regulation in force in the field of work accidents and occupational diseases and concerning ITM attributions in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS);
  • statistics on work-related accidents and occupational diseases at Sibiu county level;
  • emerging risks related to the different types of specific industrial activities;
  • workplace social inclusion.

Link: https://www.inspectiamuncii.ro/web/itm-sibiu/

Across the meetings with the Marquardt Schaltsysteme will be done also a presentation of the department of initial vocational training in a dual system, with an emphasis on forming a culture of risk prevention among young people.

Link: https://www.marquardt.com/us/careers/romania/

It will provide information regarding the supervisory activities on the application of fire prevention legislation in relation to activities, constructions, plants, equipment and products and concerning their collaboration with the Italian police forces.

Link: https://www.vigilfuoco.it/sitiVVF/napoli/

It will make known their experience in connecting a thorough theoretical research to practical on-the-ground actions, to achieve a decisive impact at the institutional level regarding the social inclusion in the workplace.

Link: http://www.artes-research.com/en/