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Document ID (ISN)59633
CIS number 93-90
ISBN(s) 2-87009-384-5; 92-825-8686-3
Year 1989
Convention or series no. EF/87/17
Author(s)
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Title From project to construction site - Working conditions, quality, cost effectiveness
Original title Du projet au chantier - Conditions de travail, qualité, performances économiques [in French]
Do projecto ao estaleiro - Condições de trabalho, qualidade, resultados económicos [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Office des publications officielles des Communauté européennes, 2 rue Mercier, 2985 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 1989. 63p. Illus. 17 ref. Price: ECU 12.90, FRF 97.00, BEF 590.00.
Abstract Summary of this training manual on construction safety: current trends (the changing economic climate as it affects the construction industry, the emergence of the European Economic Space, the changing system of subcontracting within the construction industry, the economic costs of accidents and low quality); hidden costs of faulty work, accidents and deteriorating working conditions; costs due to bad planning and lack of co-ordination during the building process; quality control, ergonomics and value analysis; new stages in the architectural cycle (concept of "constructibility", systemic management of projects, costs of the prevention of faulty work, proper anticipation of social and financial costs, actions in function of the preventive strategy chosen).
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; construction sites; economic aspects; safety by design; safety planning; training material; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) cost of safety; ergonomics; training manuals; quality control; future trends; cost of accidents; social aspects; subcontractors
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Construction industry and civil engineering
Safety programmes
Economic aspects