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Document ID (ISN)101028
CIS number 03-86
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rangel Filho A.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Occupational safety engineering in the construction industry
Original title Engenharia de segurança do trabalho na indústria da construção [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2001. 93p. Illus. 22 ref. Price: BRL 15.00.
Abstract This student's guide presents practical advice in the field of safety of temporary installations on construction sites. Three aspects are considered: temporary access wooden structures (ladders, stairs, ramps, overhead walkways); protective measures against falls from heights (railings, barriers, nets, grills, partial blocking of openings); temporary electrical installations (preventive measures against electrical accidents and contact with electricity, earthing, risks due to humidity, maintenance of electrical installations, electric shocks).
Descriptors (primary) protection against falls from heights; Brazil; temporary electrical installations; training material; ladders and other means of access; construction industry; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) electrical insulation; ramps; walkways, overhead; safety nets; earthing; training manuals; personal protective equipment; electric shock; safety guides; railings
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
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