The knowledge acquired through university courses is an important aspect of training for technicians who will address issues related to building-site safety. They must become aware of their social role characterizing the profession of safety manager. Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria started a course on the safety of construction sites more than 15 years ago, first at the Faculty of Architecture, later at the Faculty of Engineering. The activity on health and safety management has also been the subject of several meetings and symposia. Together, with trade unions and businesses, they have given rise to synergy resulting in the 2010 ratification of an agreement protocol with National Institute of Accident at Work (INAIL). The first initiative launched last year was the first-level master’s degree on the management of health and safety in temporary sites. This paper features some of the achievements and new training opportunities targeting the various operators engaged in the business of training in the workplace.
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