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Document ID (ISN)110944
CIS number 10-0575
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-12-9
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fernandes Vieira M., Rangel Filho A., Rodrigues da Silva R., Custódio D.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Technical recommendation on procedures - Protective measures against falls from heights
Original title Recomendação técnica de procedimentos - Medidas de proteção contra quedas de altura [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2003. 33p. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract This technical recommendation (RTP 01) specifies the measures to be implemented for preventing falls of persons and of objects in the building industry. These measures concern equipment offering vertical protection (railings, nets, protection of floor openings by fences and barriers) and horizontal protection, as well as protective platforms against falls from heights.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; protection against falls from heights; protection against falling objects; building industry
Descriptors (secondary) overhead walkways and platforms; safety nets; railings; safety guides; falls of persons
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Safety organization and training
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Falls from heights
Construction industry and civil engineering