The Head of the Prevention and Protection Service (RSPP) is a figure that has been introduced by D. Lgs. 19 September 1994 n. 626, transposition of various European directives concerning the improvement of safety and health on workplaces. This is the professional expert in Safety designated by employers to manage and coordinate the activities of the Prevention and Protection Service (SPP), or “all the people, systems and internal or external company instruments aimed at prevention and protection from occupational hazards for workers” (art. 2 paragraph l letter l) of D. Lgs. 81/2008 and subsequent amendments).
Art. 2 paragraph 1 letter f) of D. Lgs. 81/2008 defines the Head of the Prevention and Protection Service as a “person in possession of skills and job requirements (…omitted…) designated by the employer, to which he responds, to coordinate the service of prevention and protection from risks”. The employer can’t delegate the appointment of a RSPP, provided by art. 17 paragraph 1 letter b) of D. Lgs. 81/2008. The Head of the Prevention and Protection Service is working with the employer, the company doctor and the safety employee representative for the realization of the risk assessment document.
LABORAD srl is available for taking up the office of RSPP on companies, specifically for every ATECO division.
For more information ask the expert.