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Document ID (ISN)36082
CIS number 81-1446
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational injuries in the general building and heavy construction industries.
Bibliographic information Contract No.210-77-0032. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA, May 1979. 91p. 16 ref.
Abstract A study of existing Federal and State regulations and an evaluation of the magnitude of safety problems based on accident data and case records for the period 1972 to 1976 were used to identify significant hazards and as a basis for recommendations to reduce accidents. Recommendations are made for revised regulations and the promulgation of standards in: education and training; protective headgear; medical screening; scaffolding; safety nets.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; USA; civil engineering; construction industry; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) explosives; report; construction sites; shotfiring and blasting; ladders; safety and health training; cranes; safety nets; safety helmets; legislation; periodic medical examinations; scaffolds
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Risk evaluation