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Document ID (ISN)78273
CIS number 02-413
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Masciarelli García D., Martínez Pascual J.R., Hernando Felipe J.
Title Safety specialists, taking the lead in safety - Considerations relating to problems of work at heights
Original title El técnico de prevención, buque insignia de la seguridad - Una visión sobre los problemas derivados del trabajo en altura [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2001, Vol.21, No.84, p.3-7. Illus.
Abstract In view of the large number of occupational accidents due to falls from heights, a company decided to design a training program on work at heights aimed at safety specialists. Indeed, for selecting the appropriate equipment to be used by workers, safety specialists need to be aware of all existing equipment available on the market as well as their specific characteristics. Several courses are proposed, ranging from eight hours to seven days. They include theoretical aspects and practical exercises in true work situations, enabling safety specialists to get familiarised with the use of equipment. Participants receive a certificate issued by a body accredited by the IRSST.
Descriptors (primary) work at height; training of OSH personnel
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falls from heights; personal protective equipment; Spain; training course
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) OSH training