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Manuel Tender




Manuel Tender – PhD in Civil Engineering, Post-Doctoral Researcher in BIM for Occupational Safety and Health; Post-Graduations in Safety Engineering and BIM. Safety and Health Construction Coordinator in major projects, Adjunct Invited Professor in ISLA-Polytechnic Institute of Management and Technology and ISEP Polytechnic of Porto - School of Engineering and Lead Researcher of Digital4OSH. Has 25 years of experience in the sector, in Safety Management and Coordination. Coordinator of the Task Force “Safety and Health” of Technical Comission 197 (BIM). Senior and Specialist Member (Safety at Construction Work) of the Engineers Association. Published 2 books, 20 book chapters and 30 papers in journals and conferences.

 What to expect during the event

Although there has been a broad increase in the area of OSH (Occupational Safety and Health) and existing several companies making substantial efforts to implement BIM for OSH purpose, BIM does not yet have the prominence it has in other disciplines. As BIM is creating new ways of managing OSH, this presentation will analyze the main potential uses of BIM for improving OSH management taking in account the Council Directive 92/57 / EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements in temporary construction sites. BIM’s potential uses were analysed through six areas: documentation / contractual management; risk identification and assessment; training; site planning; task planning and monitoring; emergency planning and work accident investigation


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