"eL CHARPP" Construction Hispanic†And Russian Protection Plan

SMART Association and Master Builders of King and Snohomish Counties

Project Summary

A Safety and Health construction communication Tool Book and smartphone "app" for contractors (or classrooms instructors) of English second language  Spanish/ Russian workers consisting of  construction safety and health phrases related to common on site hazards and related risks. The smartphone "app" would be a cloud based infrastructure supporting both i-phone, i-pad apple, and goodle droid products. The "app" will function with voice features to speak the phrases in Spanish, or Russian with a click of a button. Materials developed with this grant will result in 2 products: a tri-lingual English/Spanish/Russian Communication Tool Book, consisting of phrases for timely on-site communication to the Hispanic or Russian worker; 1st: stopping an unsafe act, 2nd safety education on hazardous actions,  and eliminating risks, and a smartphone"app" will index the same 12 chapters with key optimazation as well as query optimazation; the contractor locates the info, the "app" speaks it in the relevant language.

Amount Awarded: $73,918.00

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