THIRD NATIONAL DAYS ON SAFETY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: EXCAVATIONS. CONCLUSIONS

III JORNADAS NACIONALES DE SEGURIDAD EN LA CONSTRUCCION: EXCAVACIONES. CONCLUSIONES

The general conclusions reached during the conference are outlined: (1) it is necessary to increase the sensitivity to danger and to preventive measures; (2) it is also necessary to include in excavation projects technical measures for ensuring maximum safety; (3) security systems must be clearly set up by the administration; (4) a safety project must be drafted for the stage of the execution of the works; (5) the safety project will include the study of adequate signs and signals which must be classified and standardized; (6) it would be desirable to study the setting up of a data base; (7) each site will have at least one worker able to give first-aid to casualties; (8) standards governing transport must be updated and completed; (9) compulsory creation of a safety and hygiene committee during underground excavation works. As regards accident prevention, the technical ability of the managers and professional training of the workers are essential factors. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    SEOPAN

    Serrano 174
    Madrid 2,   Spain 
  • Authors:
    • Portilla, F
  • Publication Date: 1976-1

Language

  • Spanish

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 21-24

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00184137
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1979 12:00AM