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Document ID (ISN)110579
CIS number 10-0134
Year 2010
Convention or series no. 05-2010
Author(s) Rebaud P., Dufour T.
Title Collapse of a balcony
Original title Effondement d'un balcon [in French]
Bibliographic information Organisme Professionnel de Prévention du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics, Centre d'expédition de la documentation (CED), 74, rue du Petit-Pont - BP 94420, 45044 Orléans Cedex 1, France, 2010. 2p. Illus.
Abstract This sheet describes a fatal fall of a worker assigned with the task of adding reinforcement bars on a defective balcony after the shoring towers had been removed. It explains how the work should have been done to ensure safety.
Descriptors (primary) France; building industry; falls from heights; collapse
Descriptors (secondary) safe working methods; fatalities; data sheet; case study; accident descriptions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Falls from heights