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Document ID (ISN)103633
CIS number 04-609
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2004
Convention or series no. INRS NT 108
Title Safety during work on existing structures undergoing extensive renovation
Original title Sécurité dans les travaux sur existants pour les travaux de réhabilitation, lourde ou exceptionnelle [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2004, No.636, fascicule II, p.3-10. Illus.
Abstract This technical note applies to the preparation of building sites for work on existing structures which may present hazards to workers' safety and health due to the poor stability of the structures or foundations, the nature of the substances that can be encountered and the work methods used, as well as to the water, gas and electricity networks. Contents: scope; establishing the initial report on the state of the structure; prevention principle; preventive measures; special case of tenders from government bodies. A table presents ten examples of situations giving rise to serious accidents, some fatal, together with the recommended preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) France; construction sites; plant safety and health organization; hazard evaluation; demolition
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; safety guides; falls of rock; vibration; electricity; asbestos; fire hazards; dust; explosion hazards; manual handling; collapse; fatalities; asphyxia; falling objects; responsibilities; flooding
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation