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Safety of programmable machinery and the EC directive [chapter]

S.P. Gaskill
1994 Automation and Robotics in Construction Xi  
This Directive is commonly known as the Machinery Directive. It is enacted in UK Law by The Supply of Machinery ( Safety) Regulations 19922  ...  This paper discusses the application of European standards to automated machinery .  ...  In this case the machinery must be designed and constructed with the purpose of approaching those objectives.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-444-82044-0.50005-9 fatcat:xt7aggxkijgplf43eamqmbtcqe

Method to Assess the Level of Implementation of Productivity Practices on Construction Projects

2016 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
The research presented in this thesis aims to improve productivity in the infrastructure sector of the construction industry by developing Best Productivity Practices Implementation Index (BPPII) for Construction  ...  It is unfortunate that the productivity in the construction industry has lagged behind the manufacturing industry for the last several decades.  ...  This questionnaire was designed for collecting information related to the Best Productivity Practices Implementation Index for Infrastructure projects.  ... 
doi:10.21275/v5i6.nov164044 fatcat:an4xtkwfefb7zjtmc5vgimijiu

Systematic Knowledge Management of Construction Safety Standards Based on Knowledge Graphs: A Case Study in China

Yukun Jiang, Xin Gao, Wenxin Su, Jinrong Li
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The construction of KGCSS thus facilitates the analysis, querying, and sharing of safety standards knowledge.  ...  Finally, 177 nodes and 11 types of attributes were collected and the construction of a knowledge graph of construction safety standard (KGCSS) was completed using knowledge storage.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank the anonymous referees for their constructive suggestions. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182010692 pmid:34682437 fatcat:7ui5labjm5fktaujrzkl42hmbe

Page 338 of Mechanical Engineering Vol. 38, Issue 4 [page]

1916 Mechanical Engineering  
D-126 SUPERINTENDENT and MECHANICAL ENGINEER, ten years experience on construction work, in charge of design, erection and operation of equipment, buildings and power plants for firm of consulting engineers  ...  Junior member, age 26, single; 24 years experience in safety work, 1 year as assistant safety engineer in a large metallurgical plant em- ploying over 5000 men.  ... 

Implementation of a safe-by-design approach in the development of new open pilot lines for the manufacture of carbon nanotube-based nano-enabled products

Jesús M López de Ipiña, Angel Hernan, Xabier Cenigaonaindia, Mario Insunza, Sonia Florez, Richard Seddon, Antonios Vavouliotis, Vasilios Kostopoulos, Paulina Latko, Paweł Durałek, Nadir Kchit
2017 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
This paper reflects only the authors's views and the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.  ...  In this context, this paper focuses on the safety pillar of machinery (item 2.2 in the PLATFORM-SbD model), thus in the design, construction and putting into service of safe PPLs for the manufacture of  ...  Machinery specially designed and constructed for the needs of particular research projects, for temporary use in laboratories, is excluded from the scope of the MD.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/838/1/012018 fatcat:yqv7kvu5rzhrxfcgy6etljqdde

Methodology for Complex Efficiency Evaluation of Machinery Safety Measures in a Production Organization

Hana Pačaiová, Miriam Andrejiová, Michaela Balažiková, Marianna Tomašková, Tomáš Gazda, Katarína Chomová, Ján Hijj, Lukáš Salaj
2021 Applied Sciences  
In industrial operations with old machinery, despite fulfilling its function reliably, the safety level is below the developing requirements for safe operations.  ...  The objective of the research applied in three operations was to verify the methods concerning machinery safety and its management.  ...  In 1989, the legal framework for determining the mutual relation between machinery design and its safe use in practice was created in Europe.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11010453 fatcat:3ggg47za2fcidpbfesounlteo4

A Safety Warning Algorithm Based on Axis Aligned Bounding Box Method to Prevent Onsite Accidents of Mobile Construction Machineries

Cynthia Changxin Wang, Mudan Wang, Jun Sun, Mohammad Mojtahedi
2021 Sensors  
This algorithm can be implemented for the safety monitoring of mobile construction machineries in daily onsite management.  ...  Therefore, preventing mobile construction machineries from entering risk areas is the key. However, currently, there is a lack of practical safety management techniques to achieve this.  ...  There are two challenges in onsite safety management for mobile construction machineries.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21217075 pmid:34770381 pmcid:PMC8587039 fatcat:4h5qvvx4jbdglh5igdc3syoouq

Excavation Safety Modeling Approach Using BIM and VPL

Numan Khan, Ahmad K. Ali, Miroslaw J. Skibniewski, Do Yeop Lee, Chansik Park
2019 Advances in Civil Engineering  
Despite strong enforcement of construction best practices and regulations, accidents in construction industry are comparatively higher than other industries.  ...  It is anticipated that the proposed approach has potential to help the designers through automated modeling and assist decision makers in developing productive and practical safety plans compared to the  ...  Safety Planning Practices for Excavation in Construction.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/1515808 fatcat:32e7pmfm45edvdu7hawwu4rdpe

Managing Safety at Work Issues in Construction Works in Malaysia: A Proposal for Legislative Reform

Rozanah Ab Rahman
2015 Modern Applied Science  
This paper proposed to address issues on safety and health at work in construction activities throughout the construction stages, by deliberating how those issues being managed through the use of standard  ...  Statistics from various agencies have shown considerable increase in the number of industrial accidents reported for the construction industry, including death and permanent disablement cases.  ...  The result from another study on construction-safety best practices and relationships to safety performance showed that safety performance is improved as the number of safety practices increased (Hinze  ... 
doi:10.5539/mas.v9n13p108 fatcat:opvq2lbvgzfffi4od2yw7ng6qu

Policy Development: A Key Factor in Promoting PTD

T Michael Toole, Pamela Heckel, Matthew Hallowell
2013 Professional safety  
This assumption is explicitly recognized in "Prevention Through Design: Plan for the National Initiative" (NIOSH, 2010a), which identifies goals relating to research, practice, education and policy.  ...  Policy focuses on creating demand for safe designs for workers and incorporating these safety and health considerations into guidance, regulations, recommendations, operating procedures and standards.  ...  Hallowell conducts research in construction safety specializing in injury prevention strategies, risk management and cost modeling.  ... 
pmid:26504254 pmcid:PMC4618786 fatcat:go2ycvp4j5bdhavumhpqklmhby

Page 1130 of Mechanical Engineering Vol. 34, Issue 7 [page]

1912 Mechanical Engineering  
Specially good experience in the design of machinery, jigs, and fixtures for the production of duplicate parts, also in testing, handling and use of glues and adhesives.  ...  testing and inspection engineer, mechanical, electrical, construction, materials, for respon- sible service. 458 Junior, technical graduate, with nine years’ practical experience covering building construction  ... 

Survey on Occupational Health Risk Assessment in Construction

Suresh R Sawant, Prof. B. V. Birajdar
2016 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
Many building construction activities are congenitally risky to the health and safety of workers.  ...  But, during such a prominent activities of construction worker have to face such a challenging situations like work at height, to handle heavy materials tools equipment's, work with around heavy machinery  ...  The methodology specified in this paper is especially worthwhile for designers, who can compare construction techniques and systems during the design phase and determine the corresponding level of safety  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv5is110028 fatcat:o44udrldmjfprauemdh26f3kem

Development of a VR Planning Model of a River Lock for Risk Assessment in the Construction and Machinery Industry [article]

Peter Nickel, Eugen Proeger, Rolf Kergel, Andy Lungfiel
2014 EuroVR International Conference  
There is a growing interest in prospective risk assessments to enable design improvements early in machinery development.  ...  The project therefore facilitated ergonomics and safety through design and supported prevention for occupational safety and health from early on.  ...  Introduction Developments with regard to the Machinery Directive [Dir06] resulted in new challenges for machinery safety and design.  ... 
doi:10.2312/eurovr.20141331 dblp:conf/eurovr/NickelPKL14 fatcat:mlyk4gpwgzdpvgt5bvujc743za


Sergey Znobishchev, JSC «Hexagon Geosystems Rus», Victoria Shamraeva, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation
2019 Architecture and Engineering  
Russian experts suggest software solutions to create a new environment for economic development, including in the road industry.  ...  The paper describes engineering solutions suggested by Hexagon Geosystems Rus and other large companies that conduct construction monitoring using BIM technologies and develop software solutions, services  ...  road construction machinery were used in a single cloud.  ... 
doi:10.23968/2500-0055-2019-4-3-49-54 fatcat:ehiifwyp75hllhic6ckxucbhsu

Factors Causing Health and Safety Hazards at Construction Sites

Om Prakash Giri
2020 Technical Journal  
The review revealed that lack of awareness about site safety and negligence of workers in wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) were the main causes of poor safety practices.  ...  The Construction industry is prone to risk to health and safety hazards. Construction workers should have the knowledge of health and safety and apply the knowledge while working.  ...  Safety Policy Site managers should have a written safety policy for their enterprises by setting health and safety practices.  ... 
doi:10.3126/tj.v2i1.32841 fatcat:mfxnkzeaijcofcufagojuxzlki
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