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Document ID (ISN)109622
CIS number 09-651
ISSN - Serial title 0944-8780 - Tiefbau
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Feige-Munzig A., Schneeweiss A., Fuchs B.
Title Construction work in existing structures - Work in contaminated areas
Original title Bauen im Betsand - Arbeiten in kontaminierten Bereichen [in German]
Bibliographic information Feb. 2009, Vol.121, No.2, p.77-81. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract During construction work in potentially-contaminated existing structures, owners are required to conduct an evaluation of the risk of exposure to dangerous substances and to plan the safety of the construction sites. This article summarizes the main legal requirements applicable to this sector of activity in Germany.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; legal aspects; environmental pollution; construction sites; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; comment on directive; safety planning
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution