Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

PtD - Reinforced Concrete Design - Instructor's Manual

July 2013
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2013-135
cover of publication number 2013-135

A strategic goal of the Prevention through Design (PtD) Plan for the National Initiative is for designers, engineers, machinery and equipment manufacturers, health and safety (H&S) professionals, business leaders, and workers to understand the PtD concept. Further, they are to apply these skills and this knowledge to the design and redesign of new and existing facilities, processes, equipment, tools, and organization of work. In accordance with the PtD Plan, this module has been developed for use by educators to disseminate the PtD concept and practice within the undergraduate engineering curricula.

The module outlines the motivations for PtD, encourages inclusion of worker health and safety considerations early in the design process, and identifies hazards associated with the construction of reinforced concrete. Topics include the reinforced concrete design, detailing, fabrication and erection processes. Examples are provided to enable structural engineers and detailers to incorporate PtD into their reinforced concrete designs.

 
Contact Us:
  • Page last reviewed: June 6, 2014
  • Page last updated: June 6, 2014
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30329-4027, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO