Design guidelines for safe concrete construction.
1996 Oct; 18(10):44-49
In multistory reinforced concrete (RC) building construction, the early-age concrete slabs with partial strength and formwork consist of a temporary supporting system which carries all loads for a given construction plan by contractors. The construction schedule and supporting system must be designed properly for safely erecting buildings. There is a need to balance safety and economy in the design process. This study focuses on developing practical design guidelines for the supporting system in multistory building construction.
Construction-equipment; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Safety-measures; Safety-monitoring; Safety-practices; Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Concretes
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont