An employer who employs up to 49 employees and his/her enterprise belongs to category C of riskiness, is obligated is obligated to use the services of technical security. You can see below which enterprises belong to category C.
insurance, handling cases, mobile rentals and real estate and other services, officers (general), service firms
administrative and financial services of all economic activity.
Why is the training useful?
Because every employer who employs up to 49 employees is obligated to use the services of technical security according to the article 8 ν. 3850/2010. The employers are able to take responsibility of the safety engineering as long as they are trained adequately to do so, having attended a program authorized by the administration in charge of the Ministry of Employment, Social Insurance and Welfare (according to article 12, parag. 4, ν.3850/2010). For more information you can read the official informative letter of the Ministry.
What is the content and the duration of the training programs?
Each program of category C lasts 10 hours and happens in 2 days (usually weekend). The content of the program as well as the qualifications of the trainers are determined by the Ministry of Employment, Social Insurance and Welfare.