The lnternational Association of Painting Contractors (UNIEP) represents 60,000 businesses through its 20 Member Associations and 3 Supporters in 16 European Countries and employs 280,000 Professional Painters. Since 1953, UNIEP has been the authoritative trade association representing Professional Painters. Across the European Union, UNIEP represents and defends the interests of the Painting sector and works on the image of the profession through the improvement of skills and competences in order to ensure a qualified future for Painters and Decorators. Our mission is to promote the knowledge and the importance of the innovation within the Painting/Decorating branch of the Construction sector in Europe; to analyse threats and opportunities in the profession, finding common solutions through the exchange of experiences and best practices; to meet the needs of the businesses and the decorative coating market carrying on European projects; to improve professional training of teachers/tutors and education for young painters.
Our campaign pledge
UNIEP, the lnternational Union for Painting Contractors is strongty committed to actively support the OSHA Campaign ''Lighten the Load'', acknowledging that ergonomic diseases and notably MusculoskeletaI Disorders continue affecting a high number of workers, negatively impacting on productivity and quatity of life/work. Uniep will operate in order to strengthen the respect of good practices rules and inform on common solutions to be shared by the sector.
Patrizia DI MAURO
Health and Safety is the major concern of Painters Contractors which often suffer from Musculoskeletal Disorders. This OSHA campaign will help to inform the professionals, exchange experiences and share good practices at National and European level for improving working conditions and quality of life. We will strongly support and work for this OSHA Campaign!
Patrizia DI MAURO
p [dot] dimauro [at] uniep [dot] eu
+32 02486 25 12