Bulgartransgaz EAD has won a project to optimize the health and safety at work financed by the Human Resources Development Operational Programme

As of the 1 November 2013 Bulgartransgaz EAD started the implementation of a project "Optimization of health and safety at work" with identification number ESF-2303-01-04016, which won approval for financial aid in line with procedure BG051PO001-2.3 0.03 - "Safety at work" with the financial support of Human Resources Development Operational Programme, co-financed by the European Social Fund.

The project duration is 12 months, covering all Bulgartransgaz EAD sites and divisions and aimed at the development, implementation and certification of a standardized system for managing health and safety at work - BS OHSAS 18001:2007, as well as the provision of collective and personal protective equipment.

The project value amounts to BGN 223 167.01 of which BGN 178 533.61 are proceeds from the grant (representing 80% of project total cost) and BGN 44 633.40 are Bulgartransgaz self financing.

The specific benefits of its implementation relate to the optimization of the working conditions and safety at work and to the increase in the productivity of Bulgartransgaz EAD employees in full compliance with the health and safety at work regulations.

Bulgartransgaz EAD adheres to the understanding that the human capital is the most valuable wealth and the driving force to economic prosperity in the long run, hence the company is actively working to create high motivation and development perspectives for the employees whilst providing health and safety at work.

Bulgartransgaz EAD successfully completed in due time all activities set out in the project „Optimization of health and safety at work in Bulgartransgaz EAD”, realised with the financial support of the Operational programme „Human Resources Development” within the grant aid scheme BG051PO001-2.3.03 - „Safety at work“. The activities were carried out in the time November 2013 – October 2014 by virtue of Grant Agreement ESF-2303-01-04003 and were targeted at optimising the working conditions and increasing the performance of the peoples employed by Bulgartransgaz EAD in full compliance with the legislation dealing with the health and safety at work.

The final accounting documents, including the final project technical and financial report have been prepared and submitted within the deadline and in compliance with all requirements of the financing body.

Verification of the performed activities and actual costs is expected as well as the final payment of the requested amount by the negotiating body accordingly.

More information about the project "Optimization of health and safety at work" can be found HERE. In the process of its implementation information will be published on our website within the section "Public Procurement" on the procedures and tendersfor the selection of contractors.