|Document ID (ISN)||110612|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0944-8780 - Tiefbau
|Convention or series no.
||Specialized underground engineering in Europe - Analysis of accidents having occurred between 1998 and 2008
||Spezialtiefbau in Europa - Analyse des Unfallgeschehens in den Jahren 1998 bis 2008 [in German]|
||Apr. 2009, Vol.121, No.4, p.220-224. Illus.
||This article analyses approximately 4000 accidents having occurred between 1998 and 2008 in specialized underground engineering work in 13 European countries, on the basis of accident reports. The results are expressed by sector of activity, age group, hour of day, day of the week, shift duration, type of job and accident cause. Data on the location of injury and the severity rate by age group are also presented.
||Europe; underground work; construction industry; occupational accidents; statistics
||analysis of accident causes; frequency rates; severity rates; statistical trends
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work
||Trenching and excavating
Construction industry and civil engineering