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1 SEMESTRE PROFESSIONI SANITARIE dal Oct 3, 2022 al Dec 23, 2022.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link:  Course organization

Learning objectives

The course aims to provide students with basic knowledge of the legal and technical legislation on machinery and work equipment and tools which enable the identification of hazards , risk assessment and the adoption of appropriate prevention actions and protection .

Program in summary form

Technical / legal regulations on the safety of machinery .
Basic safety concepts , design criteria , basic terminology , methodology , technical principles , principles for risk assessment. Risk assessment by the user and the adoption of technical , organizational, information and training . CE certification , principles , procedures , harmonized standards , stages , correlation with the social legislation ( TUSL ) .


The concepts of prevention, hazard and risk.
Definition involved, scope
legal, hierarchy sources, legislative and jurisprudential principles of safety at work.
social legislation and product: national and EU legal regulations.
Social legislation, the Consolidated Decree. 81/2008 as amended by Legislative Decree 106/09
Detailed analysis of Title III of the TU.
The original Directive 89/392 / EEC implemented by Legislative Decree no. 459/96.
The new Machinery Directive (Directive 2006/42 / EC) implemented by Legislative Decree no. 17/2010.
The essential safety requirements (RES)
The technical standards and their classification: Type A standards, B and C
The technical standards will apply to type A and B machines.
The identification of hazards generated by machines: mechanical, electrical, thermal, slip, stumble, fall, generated by noise, vibration, radiation, materials and substances processed, used, produced or discharged, generated by failure of ergonomic principles .
The identification of the hazards associated with the environment in which the machine is used.
Estimation, analysis, risk assessment. Strategies for risk reduction.
Protective measures and means of protection (guards and protection devices)
the protective measures taken by the designer (protective measures integrated into the design, protections and complementary protective measures, information for use)
Measures of protection taken by the user (organization, supply and use of additional protection, use of personal protective equipment, information, training, training of workers, business climate).
The guards and protection devices (types, requirements and characteristics). Control systems related to security. Criteria for the choice of means of protection depending on the type of risk
The residual risk. The machine of the accompanying documents. The instruction manual
Examples of the most common machines. Aspects of criminal liability.
Non-compliance with RES and withdrawal from the market of the machine

Learning assessment procedures

Study materials :
 Lecture notes
 Legal Statement and from time to time indicated technique
 put Material provided by the teacher

Reference books to supplement and complete :
 “La nuova direttiva macchine” Ernesto Cappelletti. Ed. Il sole 24 ore - 2010 Milano
 “La sicurezza sulle macchine. Nella progettazione di nuove macchine e nell’adeguamento alle norme di macchine esistenti”. Enrico Grassani. Editoriale Delfino 2012 – Milano
 “La sicurezza delle macchine e attrezzature di lavoro" Antonio Oddo, Roberto Petringa Nicolosi, Elena Benedetti
Editore: Ipsoa 2011

Written exam with open answer, combined with another teaching module (construction) + possible oral interview for evaluation refinement, at the request of the student. The student must demonstrate that he has understood the theoretical notions relating to the situation referred to, and be able to present them with appropriate technical language. He will have to know how to transfer the notions learned to the proposed application cases, analyzing the case in point.

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