IT company Hewlett-Packard Global eBusiness Operation Centre (GeBOC), a subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard (HP) yesterday announced the launching of a new project co-financed by the European Social Fund, the state budget and from own sources, through the Sectorial Operational Programe Development of Human Resources 2007-2013.
Through the project named ‘Safety Matters,” GeBOC wants to increase the awareness and practices related to work safety and health for approximately 1,000 employees from various activity sectors, said Mihai Moisescu, Business Plan Manager, in a press conference held yesterday.
The total investment amounts to EUR 130,000, which will be completely reimbursed. The project started in February this year and will spread over 12 months, explained Alexander Weigl (photo), managing Director Bucharest Center & GBS Bucharest Center Director.
In the first phase of the project, a virtual center of labour security and health resources will be set up and an awareness campaign will be held within the company. The 1,000 employees that belong to the target group will attend training, promotion and awareness sessions regarding the activities and benefits of the project. The second phase consists in training and informing employees with regard to safety and health at work. Plus, 20 employees will be certified in labour security and health, and will form a task force for emergencies in the company.
The project mainly aims at improving security and health at company level, by forming a culture of preventive health and security. HP Romania has over 3,000 employees and is running an intense recruitment campaign these days.