Specialists for PPE & and rescue equipment are individuals who have attended a training course on the "Basics for selecting, training and certifying specialists for personal fall protection equipment" according to DGUV Principle 312-906 and who have acquired appropriate knowledge in the field of personal fall protection equipment. A PPE specialist is adequately familiar with the respective regulations, rules and standards to be able to judge whether this equipment is safe to use and also being used correctly.
Only such persons may become qualified who
You can provide proof that you meet the conditions of attendance through supplying approprite certificates or successfully completing an entrance test.
The general agenda for the PPE specialist course includes:
Furthermore, DGUV Principle 312-906 divides the theoretical and practical content into the following sub-areas:
The knowledge and skills acquired must be demonstrated in a theoretical and practical examination at the end of the training course.
ABS Safety also offers training to get you qualified as a PPE specialist / rescue equipment specialist.
Due to the similarity of the names, we would like to take this opportunity to point out that this qualification differs from our training course to get you qualified to inspect permanently-installed anchorage devices.
(Please refer to our training programme to qualify as a Competent person for ABS systems)