Safety Plans for Buildings, Structures and Technical Facilities

by Miroslav Matousek, Wenaweser & Wolfensberger AG, Switzerland,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability


Safety is an important quality feature and depends on all activities within the building process. The safety concept must therefore consider all phases of the building process, from the intention to build to the demolition. The safety plan has particular significance, guiding those in position of responsibility and comprising the following elements: safety goals, systems analysis, risk analysis, planning of safety measures, quality assurance and feedback. Preparation and implementation of safety plans are discussed in detail, including examples.

Subject Headings: Structural safety | Structural analysis | Occupational safety | Risk management | Building design | Construction sites | System analysis | Failure analysis

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