In very small companies, the role of spouses,partners and other assistants can be extremely important. Frequently, these are the people responsible for staff management and looking after health and safety requirements.In the French construction sector, very small companies (fewer than 20 people) make up some 98 per cent of craft enterprises. This original project recognized from the outset the importance of these small family businesses and the role of spouses and partners. With the involvement of the building sector and the construction industry women’s group,they set up a specific programme of awareness- raising and prevention destined to equip them with genuine skills in the field of health and safety.
Level of Education: Continuing vocational education and training
Lead Organisation: OPPBTP - Organisme Professionnel de Prévention du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics (professional organisation of prevention in the building industry).