everything you need to know about safety at work


The theme of the safety in the workplace is much debated, especially in this period, in which accidents and injuries often occur often due to a lack of attention to legislation and the failure or incorrect use of devices which protect workers from possible exposure to risks, such as the so-called dpi, personal protective equipment.

To bring your company up to standard and guarantee an environment for employees and collaborators safe and equipped to work with peace of mind, it is very important rely on a team of expert and competent technicians, able to carefully and accurately assess the level of risk within a company and to propose the most suitable solutions.

For example, the experts of Sicurnet Liguria (website: https://www.sicurnetliguria.it/) are available to companies and entrepreneurs to offer comprehensive advice and to study a tailor-made project, aimed at making workers safe and precisely illustrating what is the current reference legislation.

SicurNet offers a wide range of services to companies concerning the prevention accident prevention and fire prevention, the formation of workers and managers on safety and the supply of materials and devices designed to make a workplace safer and, consequently, more comfortable.

Design of fire-fighting systems and installation of fire doors

The presence of a effective fire extinguishing system it is indispensable in any work environment or commercial space, to guarantee everyone inside an excellent protection and one escape in the event that flames develop and spread.

An excellent fire suppression system provides for the installation of detection sensors of flames and smoke, hydrant networks positioned in different points of the reference structure and, based on the characteristics and size of the environment itself, a disbursement of water, a plant sprinkler or a system of shutdown foam.

Even the presence of fire doors it is essential for the compartmentalization of the rooms in order to cut the way to the fire and allow the exit from a building in the event of a fire emergency, as well as to facilitate the safe entry of helpers. Contact a professional for the design of your own fire-fighting system allows, in addition to having personalized advice, to be able to use the service of maintenance, necessary to keep your fire-fighting system always in perfect working order, in accordance with the requirements of the regulations.

Maintenance covers both complex fire-fighting systems and fire extinguishers of any type and model, which must necessarily be subjected to periodic checks by competent and qualified operators.

Safety training courses for workers and managers

For several years now, security in companies has been regulated by one very precise regulations, the Legislative Decree 81/08, which contains, among other things, a part dedicated to training, ie the compulsory nature of specific courses for workers, supervisors, managers and safety officers. Thanks to continuous training, so called because it is periodically updated, the staff of a company is constantly prepared to manage any emergency situations, in recognizing the chance that a hazard (risk) occurs and in properly applying the legislation reference during the performance of their duties and the use of certain machines and equipment.

Workplace safety courses are provided in different ways, both in the classroom, and using e-learning platforms, and in environments designed to simulate the use of specific tools and machinery.

At the end of each training course, it is always released the certificate to participants, to certify the completion of the training course and the passing of a specific test.

Safety manager and worker representative

The role of the responsible of safety, or RSPP, in a company is crucial to carry out a correct risk assessment and to always have the entire situation of a structure under control, identifying the possible dangerous situations and verifying the correct use of devices of protection.

The security officer it can be the employer work (in some cases) or a worker, after having obviously attended a special one training course, or, alternatively, a subject external, for example a consultant expert in safety in the workplace.

The employee representative for safety, or RLS, must instead be elected by employees, and, following adequate preparation with appropriate training, plays a role of brokerage between the workers themselves, the managers and the employer.


Source: RSS DiariodelWeb.it Economia by www.diariodelweb.it.

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