Work at Height Course – use of category III PPE and life lines

21 May 2021
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Work at height is one of the work activities with the greatest risk of injury. The training and training of those who work at height is therefore essential, that is, those workers who must correctly use both the equipment and the III category PPE made available to them to operate safely in conditions of risk of falling from above.

The “Work at height” course is necessary to fulfill these obligations which are provided for by the legislator in Legislative Decree 81/08 Title IV, Chapter II relating to training in the use of Category III PPE (Article 77).
The aim of the course is to transmit accurate and up-to-date information regarding the laws and good technique for the use of lifelines and fall arrest systems and III category PPE, to be used against the danger of falling into a vacuum typical of work carried out at height.

The “Work at height” course, in compliance with the State Regions Agreements of 21/12/11 and 7/7/16, is mainly aimed at workers, supervisors and managers, RLS, RSPP and ASPP who carry out and / or supervise the work in altitude (work activities that expose the worker to a risk of falling from an altitude> 2 mt.)

The course, lasting 8 hours, is organized according to the following program:

INTRODUCTION TO THE THEME OF WORK AT HEIGHT

– Definitions

– Regulatory framework (Legislative Decree 81, technical standards, regional regulatory overview)

-Risk of falling, pendulum effect, air tie

 

UNI-EN 795: 2012

– Contents of the standard

– Comparison with UNI-EN 795: 2002

 

RISK ASSESSMENT

 

CLASSIFICATION OF PPE

Fall arrest systems
General requirements for fall arrest systems
Choice and use of PPE
Inspection, storage, transport and maintenance

 

ANCHORING DEVICES

– Analysis of the different types of products “What the market offers”

– Compliance of the products with the technical standard

 

RECOVERY OF THE ACCIDENT

– Evacuation and rescue procedures

– Practical demonstration

 

PRACTICAL TESTS

Practical test of use of safety harness, use of other fall protection equipment and anchoring systems

 

EVALUATION TEST

 

At the end of the course and in case of passing the final evaluation test, a training certificate will be issued.

This certificate will be issued by our Training School, accredited to the Lombardy Region Training Services Register with n ° 503. In addition to being an accredited body, the School has a specific Quality Management System for training, certified by TUV Rheinland srl according to the ISO 9001: 2015 standard.

Our School, equipped with a large classroom with video projector and a gym for practical exercises, employs trainers with proven experience and qualifications, highly qualified and experts in the sector.

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