EU-Project Guidelines for preventing falls from a height

Project No. FFFF 0206

Status:

completed 12/2001

Aims:

High accident rates and heavy injuries; harmonizing European regulations and recommendings.

Activities/Methods:

Collection and analysis of regulations, standards and publications in 15 European member states; development, common optimization and evaluation of guidelines; translation of the guidelines into all EU-Languages; publication.

Results:

Practical guidelines for preventing falls from a height, representing validity, conditions and regulations for measures against falling from a height as actually regulated in all EU member states.

Publications:

CD-ROM Leitfäden zur Absturzsicherung in elf Sprachen. Hrsg.: Zentrum für Sicherheitstechnik, Erkrath

Last Update:

28-Nov-2002

Project

Financed by:
  • EU-Kommission
  • Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Bau-Berufsgenossenschaften
Research institution(s):
  • Zentrum für Sicherheitstechnik der Bau-Berufsgenossenschaft Rheinland und Westfalen, Erkrath
Branche(s):

-cross sectoral-

Type of hazard:

mechanical hazards

Catchwords:

Sturz- und Absturzgefährdung, Arbeitsmittel, Schutzmaßnahme

Description, key words:

calcaneus, casualty