The course is aimed at workers that must perform specific works at height subject to the risk of falls from height, from a height of more than 2 metres above a stable floor.
The course aims to train and instruct workers on how to use category III PPE, including fall arresters.
Article 115 of Legislative Decree 81/08 describes the fall arrest systems necessary in the event the collective protective measures have not been adopted. Article 77 of Legislative Decree 81/08 imposes the obligation for practical training and instruction regarding correct use of category III PPE, including fall arresters, for all workers required to use them.
Definition: works at height and PPE
Risk assessment and types of falls from height
Classification of PPE and components of equipment used to protect against falls from height
Fall arrest systems
General requirements of fall arrest systems. Types of falls. Pendulum effect
Choice of fall arrest system and PPE
Types of anchor systems
Examples of main applications
Use of PPE and anchor systems
Inspection, deposit, transport and maintenance
Height access systems. External ladders
Practical test in lab