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Demo versions in English, German and Italian are ready to be tested by the stakeholders   A lot of work has gone into developing the e-learning resource. After UNI-KLU had prepared a basic structure for the course, we had to decide on a program with which to realize it:  Articulate Storyline or LearnDash. It was...
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  The Release of the Signed Safety Glossary – Who is it For? And Why? The Signed Safety glossary has been designed to create easy routes to improve workplace conditions. Both for safety and for internal workplace culture. The glossary is built on a common visual language that deals with dangerous situations and hazards at...
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Partners have taken priceless steps forward in the development of original material and reaching new agreements. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in all areas and levels, and projects funded by the European Union are no exception. SSaW is a project with seven partners based in five different countries (United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Spain...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the everyday lives of people all over the world. They have to cover their mouths and noses in many environments in order to protect their health and that of others. Although this is regarded as uncomfortable by many, for some groups this makes life even more difficult. Hearing people...
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As the e-learning resource will be used for deaf people and migrants who both may not have complete command of the written national language, it will be important to design the course as visual as possible. At the moment, we are evaluating two possible programs: LearnDash, which is based on WordPress, and Articulate Storyline 3,...
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The Creation of Something Useful and of Enormous Value… I read a quote today by author, politician and U.S. Ambassador, Clare Boothe Luce, who said “anyone who isn’t thoroughly confused isn’t thinking clearly”. This quote really resonates with the developmental stage we are at right now for Signed Safety At Work. Signed Safety At Work...
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The ISSR on its way to completing the first Intellectual output of the SSaW project The last four months of the project (from June 2019 to October 2019), the State Institute for the Deaf (ISSR, based in Rome, Italy) worked on the completion of the adapted vocabulary in International Sign (IS) and Italian Sign Language...
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Erasmus+ project on track to promote health and safety of workers in noisy environments through use of sign language With concerns reported that signs of hearing loss are on the rise amongst workers in noisy environments such as the oil and gas and service industries [links below] employers need to take steps to protect their...
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This initiative will ease workplace communication between employees without taking into consideration their hearing and language ability CETEM, the Technological Research Centre of Furniture in the Region of Murcia, hosted the second meeting for the transnational consortium of the European project SSaW (Signed Safety at Work), included in the framework of the Strategic Partnerships of...
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Developing and adapting an accessible Health and Safety vocabulary from English to International Signs in a multilingual-multimodal environment Written by Maria T. De Monte   May 2019 saw the completion of the first version of the Health and Safety vocabulary in International Signs (IS). The vocabulary has been built as a collaboration between Istituto Statale...
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