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Document ID (ISN)103743
CIS number 04-712
Year 2002
Convention or series no. RTP 03
Author(s) Ferreira da Silva O., Fernandes Vieira M., Custódio D., Balbão Andrade L.R., de Almeida Gusmão F.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Technical recommendation on procedures - Excavations, foundations and rock blasting
Original title Recomendação técnica de procedimentos - Escavações, fundações e desmonte de rochas [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2002. 35p. Illus. 15 ref.
Internet access [in Portuguese]
Abstract This technical recommendation describes the risks related to excavation work, work in excavated foundations, pile driving and rock blasting using explosives, and specifies the technical measures to be implemented to ensure the safety of workers. Reference is also made to applicable standards.
Descriptors (primary) trenching and excavating; Brazil; safe working methods; construction industry; foundation work
Descriptors (secondary) falls of rock; mobile piling rigs; propping; winches; initiation of explosions; safety guides; optical signalling; personal protective equipment; risk factors; belts, harnesses and lifelines; glossary; electrical safety
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Trenching and excavating
Construction industry and civil engineering