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Global Work Talk works on projects that contribute to safety and productivity in a multilingual workplace and provides workshops, publications & readings. Want to know more? Call Jeannette Paul on +31 6 55 17 56 27 and invite her to discuss your situation.

Language Advisor | Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

Advisor to organizations who join the Language Agreement. The aim: to improve the language policy of the organization and language skills of employees. Client: Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (December 2014 - present).
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Chairman of the day Masterclass BZW

Chairman and speaker at the masterclass "Language differences and Safety - inspiring work experiences" of the Dutch Brabant Zeeland Employers Association, Sabic in Bergen op Zoom, March 26th 2015

Speaker meeting of the Labour Foundation

Presentation 'Language and safety risks' to inspire the round table meeting organized by the Labour Foundation, Eindhoven, November 5, 2014
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Chairman of the day Deltalinqs University

Meeting Language differences and Safety: Inspiring work practices and the relationship with the Safety Management System - Rotterdam port and industrial area - October 17, 2014
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Safety communication under fire

Article for the Dutch journal Safety! Nr. 4, September 2014 (in Dutch)
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Workshops in the Zoo "Ouwehands Dierenpark", Day for the health and safety officer, Stichting Arbouw, June 2014
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Communicating in a multilingual workplace

Teaching module in the training of MHC-inspectors of the Dutch Inspectorate SZW, March 2014

Language differences and safety

Presentation on the awareness day of the "Commissie Transport Gevaarlijke Stoffen (CTGG)", November 2013
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Effective communication is essential for safety

Article for the Dutch journal Gevaarlijke Lading, November 2013 (in Dutch)
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Language is crucial for a safe workplace

Expert in the expert meeting of The Dutch Reading & Writing Foundation, September 2013
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Guideline language and safety

Initiator and promoter of this project for The Dutch Labour Foundation, September 2013. The project was carried out by TNO.
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Language differences and safety

Initiator and promotor of this project for Deltalinqs, SSVV and VOMI, August 2013. The project is carried out by TNO.
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Improving communication with foreign speakers on the shop floor

Article in the scientific journal Safety Science, volume 52, p. 65 – 72, February 2013
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Language differences: learning from the past, looking to the future

Presentation for the Contact Group Health and chemical industry and NVVK, January 2013

Language differences and safety at work

Presentation at Deltalinqs University in the workshop "Working with foreign contractor staff", November 2012

Language differences: take it seriously

Article for Dutch journal VCA-Actueel, July 2012, nr. 2 (in Dutch)
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Language differences and safety at work

Presentation to professionals of Arbouw, June 2012

Safety abroad

Article in the Dutch journal Arbo, nr. 12, December 2011 (in Dutch)
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Newcomers and safety at work

Presentation at the meeting Platform of occupational Health & Safety sector Specialists, November 2011

Improving communication with foreign speakers on the shopfloor

Presentation on the conference Managing Occupational Health and Safety in Small, Culturally Diverse Workplaces, Nice, France, September 2011

Why should we pay attention to newcomers?

Presentation at the meeting of the Action Plan Occupational Safety of The Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs, September 2011

Improving communication with foreign speakers on the shop floor

Presentation in the Special session on migrant workers and safety – 1stCOSACM, Cyprus, June 2011

Safety & foreign language speakers

Presentation at the seminar Security and flexibility, EVO, May 2010

Tips for improving communication in the workplace between foreign language speakers + online dictionary

"How-to" brochure and online dictionary for companies in the metalworking and technological industries, Dutch program 5xBeter, 2010
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