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Workshop 2 - Safe maintenance through design

View the seminar: Belgian EU Presidency


The following Speeches are contained inside this folder.
  • Designing buildings – Designing safety

    Design and planning is an essential component in all construction work. As far as maintenance activities are concerned, the risks inherent in the design also need to be addressed. A lack of communication between the designer and the occupier and a lack of focus on maintenance aspects can lead to the creation of intrinsic risks.

  • A maintenance site designed for safety

    The Brussels public transport company STIB designed its ‘Jacques Brel’ maintenance site for trams and buses in order to guarantee maximum safety for the maintenance worker. The workplace is equipped with modern technologies and features, which enable the maintenance work to be performed in safe conditions. Safe maintenance encompasses the safety and well-being of passengers and drivers.

  • The Machinery Directive: taking machine maintenance into account in the design process

    The Machinery Directive stipulates that machines must be designed so that they can be used and maintained safely. But how is safe maintenance designed in practice?