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Document ID (ISN)37188
CIS number 82-523
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de saúde ocupacional
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lio C., De Ribamar Murad J., Maranhão de Aguiar J.P., Ramos D'Albuquerque J., Ferreira de Paiva A.
Title Construction of hydroelectric power plants - Safety engineering planning
Original title Construção de usinas hidrelétricas - Planejamento de engenharia de segurança [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Apr.-May-June 1981, Vol.9, No.34, p.22-42. Illus.
Abstract Description of safety and health engineering and OSH organisation methods used in the construction of large dams and hydroelectric power stations in Brazil, covering some 150,000 workers employed by the major contractors and another 100,000 workers employed by subcontractors and service firms: hazard control; hazard identification; hazard evaluation; terminology and communications; hazard analysis; meetings bewteen safety engineers, safety officers and management of the principal contractors and other firms involved in each project; organisation of occupational health services. The sequential stages of a typical construction project are analysed in tabular form, followed by lists of trades, occupations and specialist tasks involved at each stage of hydroelectric engineering projects.
Descriptors (primary) construction industry; construction of dams; plant safety and health organization; safety planning
Descriptors (secondary) subcontractors; safety officers; safety engineers; role of management
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Safety programmes