|Document ID (ISN)||100902|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - PrÚvention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Highways - The most common cause of fatalities in the construction industry
||La route, premier risque mortel du BTP [in French]|
||Jan. 2002, No.37, p.51-58. Illus.
||Most fatal accidents in the construction industry do not occur on the construction site but during driving on highways, either while commuting or during work-related driving. In this sector in France, 1131 drivers, 121 passengers and 40 pedestrians were killed in highway traffic accidents during the year 2000. Contents of this special feature on highway traffic accidents in the construction industry: number of commuting accidents as a proportion of all construction industry accidents; accidents during work-related driving; pooled transport; awareness programme based on the ideas of children; experience of a construction enterprise in minimizing distances travelled by its employees; safety campaign of a temporary employment agency; safety programme of a construction enterprise; safety consultancy of an insurance company.
||occupational accidents; statistical trends; fatalities; road vehicles; construction industry; France
||case study; road traffic control; risk awareness; role of insurance institutions; commuting accidents; safety programmes; building-site traffic
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Construction industry and civil engineering