Work at Height Update

update for workers at risk of falling



Work at Height Refresher Course, for work activities that expose the worker to the risk of falls, from a height greater than 2 meters above a stable surface.

Working at heights can expose workers to particularly serious risks to their health and safety. In particular, the risks of falling from a height represent a high percentage of the number of accidents, especially regarding fatal accidents. The art. 77 of Legislative Decree 81/08 imposes the obligation to periodically update training and training regarding the correct use and practical use of category III PPE, which includes fall arrest devices, for all workers who they have to make use of it.

The Work at Height Update is carried out together with the 3rd Category PPE update, has a five-year expiry date and a total duration of 4 hours.

Theoretical and practical tests will be carried out to evaluate the knowledge acquired during the course; a certificate of participation/training 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.

    • Personal protection and PPE
    • Adequacy in the choice of PPE
    • Obligations of workers in the use of PPE
    • Characteristics of PPE for the protection of falls from heights
    • Duration, maintenance and conservation of the PPE covered by the training
    • Verification and control procedure of the PPE covered by the training
    • Protection systems: positioning, restraint and fall arrest
    • Use and limitations of use of the PPE covered by the training
    • Illustration of the PPE covered by the training
    • Correct equipment of the PPE covered by the training
    • Correct connection of the PPE covered by the training
    • Positioning resting on a vertical structure
    • Easy access and positioning at scale
    • Operator rescue at height

    Legislative references: articles. 37 and 77 Legislative Decree 81/08 and subsequent amendments.

    Recipients: Workers, Self-Employed Workers, Employers

    Duration: 4 hours

    Type of training: classroom 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

    Material released: training handout

    Update: every 5 years