Obligations and Responsibilities of Civil Engineers for the Prevention of Labor Risks: References to European Regulations

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  title={Obligations and Responsibilities of Civil Engineers for the Prevention of Labor Risks: References to European Regulations},
  author={M. Carmen Rubio and Antonio Ortiz Men{\'e}ndez and J. C. Campos Rubio and Germ{\'a}n Mart{\'i}nez},
  year={2005}
}
Occupational accidents that take place in construction constitute an economic and social problem of the first magnitude. It is difficult to quantify the labor accidents on a world scale, as many countries provide no information to this regard. However, an estimated 350,000 workers die every year in labor accidents. Of these accidents, 60,000 occur in construction—that is, every 10 min a construction worker dies somewhere in the world (Lopez-Valcarcel 1994). Each accident is a tragedy that… CONTINUE READING

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