Risk Assessment for Professionals Performing Excavation Services in Civil Construction: Case Study in Manaus - Amazonas

Carlos Junio Gonçalves Pires, Fabrisia Naike Gonçalves Barbosa, Livia da Silva Oliveira, David Barbosa de Alencar, Frank Henrique Santos Fontineles
2019 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
The purpose of this study is to analyze safety conditions during excavation services, seeking to identify risks to employees in situations of ignorance or use of safety measures. Therefore, this study was conducted through a qualitative study, exploratory and descriptive, seeking to diagnose the main impacts of the adequacy of NR-8, NR-12 and NR-18 in a construction site in Manaus-AM. The results showed lack of signaling on the excavation perimeter, no use of personal protective equipment and
more » ... sidue around the excavation perimeter. The nonconformities found imply exposure of the employee to situations of imminent risk, compromising their safety and health. Training proposals to raise awareness of the importance of safety standards for the execution of activities can contribute to a safer scenario regarding working conditions.
doi:10.22161/ijaers.611.51 fatcat:hlwzzlasvndfjhkdournzzscom