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Document ID (ISN)109073
CIS number 09-190
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2007
Convention or series no. ED 130
Author(s) Pamies A., Laine P.
Title Prevention of falls from heights
Original title La prÚvention des chutes de hauteur [in French]
Bibliographic information Nov. 2007, No.678, 4p. Insert. Illus. 14 ref.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_ts_fps_view/09612433D76955F1C12573B10039EB72/$File/ed130.pdf [in French]
Abstract Falls from heights are the second most-frequent cause of fatal accidents after traffic accidents. Risks of falls from heights are characterized by high severity rates. This information sheet describes an approach for the prevention of falls from heights that take into account design, work organization and the selection of means of access.
Descriptors (primary) France; falls from heights; plant safety organization; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; work organization; elevating platforms; scaffolds; fixed guards; safety by design; severity rates; comment on standard; data sheet; fall arresters; personal protective equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Falls from heights