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Deb, C. (author), Gelder, L.V. (author), Spiekman, M.E. (author), Pandraud, G. (author), Jack, R. (author), Fitton, R. (author)
article 2021
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Terwel, K. (author), Boot, W. (author), Nelisse, M. (author)
After several major structural incidents in the Netherlands, such as the collapse of five balconies in Maastricht in 2001 resulting in two fatalities, various initiatives have been started to improve structural safety. Research studies were initiated on the characteristics, causes and consequences of structural incidents. In this paper the...
conference paper 2014
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Kevin, C. (author), van Doormaal, J.C.A.M. (author), Haberacker, C. (author), Hüsken, G. (author), Larcher, M. (author), Saarenheimo, A. (author), Solomos, G. (author), Stolz, A. (author), Thamie, L. (author), Valsamos, G. (author)
It is important to protect critical buildings (shopping centres, government buildings and embassies), infrastructure and utilities, train and underground stations against being damaged, destroyed or disrupted by deliberate acts of terrorism, criminal activity and malicious behaviour. Normal regulations and building guidelines do not generally...
report 2013
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Zeiler, W. (author), Quanjel, E.M.C.J. (author), Borsboom, W.A. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
Within the present context of the Dutch Sustainable Building Practice it is hard for the different involved building design disciplines to give a good answer to sustainability. Especially this is the case for the application solar energy either in passive or active form. As traditional methods did not work out adequately a new approach within...
conference paper 2009
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Preller, L. (author), Balder, H.F. (author), Tielemans, E. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To assess male lung cancer risks for industrial sectors in the Netherlands and to estimate the proportion of lung cancer attributed to working in specific industrial sectors. Methods: Associations were studied among men aged 55-69 years (n = 58 279) from the prospective Netherlands Cohort Study. 1920 incident lung cancer cases were...
article 2008
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Burdorf, A. (author), Windhorst, J. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van der Molen, H. (author), Swuste, P.H.J.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study describes the impact of the use of mechanised equipment on physical load and workers' health among road workers and floor layers by comparing the traditional manual work method with frequently occurring scenarios of use of this new equipment. Continuous direct measurements of postures were linked to real-time observations of tasks and...
article 2007
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de Jong, A.M. (author), Vink, P. (author)
A step-by-step approach to better work, aimed at reducing the physical workload of glaziers, is evaluated. In three small-sized companies mechanical aids were developed with strong commitment from management. Glaziers from these three companies prioritized problems, selected solutions and tested the solutions. A steering group with...
article 2000
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Koningsveld, E.A.P. (author), van der Molen, H.F. (author), NIA TNO (author)
In this paper an overview is given of what has been done in the field of ergonomics on behalf of the building and construction industry. Characteristics of the building and construction are given in relation to working conditions. The developments within this branch of industry are described in view of perspectives for a better future. In this...
article 1997
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Vink, P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The compression force during traditional roofwork and improved roofwork was calculated by means of a two-dimensional static biomechanical model. The improvement resulted in a 30% reduction in compression force, but also influenced factors which cannot be incorporated into the model but may cause back injuries. The frequency and velocity of...
article 1992
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