Occupational risks management at the pre-construction phase
The EU construction industry is associated with high rates of fatal and non-fatal accidents. Researchers have suggested that reductions of up to 60 % in construction accidents are possible through better design decisions and coordination at the pre-construction stage. EU Directive 1992/57/EEC aims to improve occupational safety and health (OSH) risks management in the construction industry, requiring the introduction of national laws for the appointment of a Pre-Construction Phase Coordinator. However, its efficacy today is questioned across the EU. The EU-funded Pre-COSH project will research roles and practices in OSH risk management during the pre-construction stage, envisaging development of an advanced pre-construction OSH risk management simulator that will decrease accidents and economic losses.
Fields of science
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Funding SchemeMSCA-IF-EF-ST - Standard EF
WV1 1LY Wolverhampton
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