Elaboration of activity instructions for applying the EU- building site directive during the planning and carrying out of underground building work

Project No. BG28 #030


completed 12/1996


EU-building site directive 92/57 EEC (the incorporation of which into German law is pending) introduces the safety and health protection co-ordinator who, together with the developer and contractor, is responsible for safety and health protection. Goal: incorporation of the requirements of the EU-building site directive in activity instructions in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9000 ff


Gathering and evaluation of experiences with regard to the application of the directive in underground projects; scientific accompaniment of a model building project in the planning and working phases (road and bridge construction); adaptation of organisational model, performance profiles etc. to underground construction conditions; evaluation of the activities of the co-ordinator in particular with regard to underground construction specifications; description of the important activities of developers, safety and health protection co-ordinators and contractors in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9000 ff; elaboration of activity instructions


Sequence diagrams in particular for safety and health protection co-ordinators, developers and contractors, which can be built into quality management systems as well as used as checklists


Scholbeck, R.; Höptner, A.; Pflügner: Prävention als integrierter Bestandteil des Qualitätsmanagements am Bau, Teil 5. QM-Seminar, Jösnitz, 17.09.1997. Tiefbau (1997) Nr. 6, S. 252 ff

Last Update:

22 Aug 2000


Financed by:
  • Europäische Kommission
  • Tiefbau-Berufsgenossenschaft
  • München
Research institution(s):
  • Braschel + Schmitz
  • München

construction industry

Type of hazard:

work organization/safety and health management


Regelwerk, Arbeitsschutzorganisation, Gesundheits- und Sicherheitsmanagement

Description, key words:

Safety and health protection co-ordinator at building sites in accordance with EU-building site directive