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Document ID (ISN)104076
CIS number 05-449
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2004
Convention or series no. Recommandation R 406
Title Prevention of the risk of collapse of tower cranes due to wind
Original title PrÚvention du risque de renversement des grues Ó tour sous l'effet du vent [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2004, No.645, vol. II, 11p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.risquesprofessionnels.ameli.fr/atmp_media/R406.pdf [in French]
Abstract This recommendation is aimed at owners of construction enterprises whose workers operate tower cranes. Contents: scope; objective of the recommendation; prevention principles; notices and instructions provided by the manufacturer; prevention measures. Appendices include: influence of the weights and surface distribution of loads on crane stability; effects of sites on wind flux; regulations; how to consult weather forecasts; determination of wind speed to ensure crane stability.
Descriptors (primary) wind; France; mechanical hazards; construction industry; tower cranes
Descriptors (secondary) wind load; legal aspects; responsibilities; directive; weather services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Natural phenomena
Cranes
Construction industry and civil engineering