Aerial Platforms Update

for Elevating Work Platform Operator (PLE)



Aerial Platforms Refresher Course, for updating the training of Elevating Work Platform Operators (PLE), with or without stabilizers.

Legislative Decree 81/08 provides a refresher course for users of elevating work platforms (with or without stabilizers). The Agreement of the State-Regions Conference of 02/22/2012 indicates that the qualification must be renewed within 5 years from the date of the theoretical-practical training. The duration of the refresher course is 4 hours (1 hour Legal/Regulatory Module + 3 hours Technical/Practical Module).

Theoretical tests will be carried out to evaluate the knowledge acquired during the course; a participation/training/qualification certificate will be issued to those who successfully pass them.

Choose one of the modes below:

Check the next available dates, then fill out the corresponding registration form.

Starting from 5 members; request a quote for info and costs.

    • Identification of the structural components: stabilization systems, leveling, frame, revolving turret, pantograph/elevating arm structure, platform and related connection systems.
    • Control and safety devices: identification of control devices and their operation, identification of safety devices and their function.
    • Pre-use checks: visual and functional checks of the platforms, control, signaling and safety devices provided by the manufacturer in the platform instruction manual
    • Checks before transferring to the road: verification of the set-up conditions (power take-off, lifting structure and stabilisers, etc.)
      Route planning: access slopes, obstacles on the route and at altitude, terrain conditions.
    • Movement and positioning of the platform: delimitation of the work area, signs to be set up on public roads, movement of the platforms in the workplace, positioning of stabilizers and leveling
    • Operational practice exercises: carrying out exercises in two thirds of the work area, observing the safety operating procedures. Platform movement simulations at height.
    • Emergency manoeuvres: carrying out emergency maneuvers to recover the platform positioned at high altitude on the ground.
    • Putting the platforms to rest at the end of the work: parking in a suitable area, precautions against unauthorized use, safe battery charging methods (for platforms equipped with battery power).

    Legislative references: articles. 37 paragraph 7 and 73 Legislative Decree 81/08 and subsequent amendments. and Agreement of the State-Regions Conference on work equipment of 22 February 2012

    Recipients: workers employed in the use of elevating work platforms, self-employed workers, employers

    Duration: 4 hours

    Type of training: classroom / home course

    Locations: at our headquarters in Lecce or at home

    Training certificate: certificate valid throughout Italy, for the purposes of the legislation in question

    Requirements: understanding of the Italian language

    Update: every 5 years