SCANLEAD

PROGRAM TO IDENTIFY AND RESOLVE SOCIAL ASPECTS IN RELATION TO OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO LEAD AND SO2 IN THE CAR BATTERIES INDUSTRY

Acronym: SCANLEAD

Domain - 9. SOCIAL-ECONOMIC AND HUMANISTIC RESEARCH
Contract no. 92-092 / 01.10.2008
Contracting authority: National Programs Management Center
Contract length: 36 months
Contractor: Environmental Health Center Cluj-Napoca
Project manager: Prof. PhD. Eugen Stelian Gurzau
Telephone, 0264 - 432979, 0264 – 532972,
Fax: 0264 – 534404
E-mail: egurzau@ehc.ro  

Project summary

The project approaches the health and workplace safety/security issues in relation to occupational exposure to Pb and SO2 at ROMBAT Bistrita - a major operator of car batteries. Main objective: Integration of the concept of occupational safety and health protection in the technological costs and increasing competitiveness of the end product at EU standard. Purpose: implementation of the integrated system for occupational safety and occupational health protection at a Romanian batteries operator with an important role on the domestic market. Implementation of workplaces control in the industrial units producing car batteries will lead to lower risk at the workplaces with exposure to SO2 and Pb and improved health of workers. Throughout the project, results are disseminated through specific support activities, trainings and seminars organized by EHC-CO with leading foreign guests.