The aim of this European Leonardo Da Vinci project is to improve
the quality of workplace training in industries in Europe.

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2.2 The start: introduction to the company

On your first day at the company you will be introduced to a lot of new people and your new work place. You will get to know your boss and your colleagues. Further you will get information about working hours, safety regulations, and many other things related to your tasks. Often there is an introductory interview. Be friendly and motivated and donít hesitate to ask questions if you havenít understood some of the explanations.

Your supervisor might give you some information about the following topics:

  1. The company, its products or services, contact persons, traditions and customs;
  2. The roles and responsibilities in your team and if there are team meetings;
  3. Working hours, daily tasks, times for meals and breaks;
  4. House rules, procedures for reporting ill, for late arrival, rules about smoking, the use of the Internet, dress code;
  5. Security and fire alarms, use of safety clothes and shoes, name badges, entry codes;
  6. Documentation (driving license);
  7. Risks related to your job, medical examination, things that are bad for your health;
  8. Work procedures, confidential company, quality policies;
  9. Equipment and responsibility for the equipment.