The German unique of this instruction manual of Loss Prevention was once compiled in the course of the process a long time' paintings by means of the engineers of the dep. for Engineering Insurances, the scientists of the Allianz Centre for expertise and representatives of undefined. it really is in response to the loss adventure and sensible loss study reports of the Allianz over a interval of greater than 5 many years. The instruction manual of Loss Prevention is a complement to the technical literature from the sector of engineering within the kind of a collective paintings comprising examples of wear to equipment and technical plant and pertinent tips about loss prevention. It hus ranks one of the known handbooks for engineers within the filds of making plans, layout, manufacture and operation. the nice curiosity and extensive acclaim in accordance the German variation of this instruction manual through in 1972 make sure the conventional goals of the Allianz in putting loss prevention in technical crops within the foreground in their carrier to consumers. The English version of the guide below evaluation right here permits this necessary engineering information to be made to be had at foreign point, with the article of forestalling losses by way of the trade of principles and adventure. The literature references were taken over from the German variation in unchanged shape, so that it will convey to the atten tion of English-speaking specialists a bibliography, that's little recognized outdoors Germany.
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Rotors must be stored in such a way that their journals are supported on rollers, wood or lead foil. When applying ropes, the bearing points must be wrapped in protective coverings. Steelreinforced concrete beams must be secured against lateral tilting by additional supports. Good access to welding locations contributes to loss prevention. , during overhead welding; damaged or damp electrode sheathing ; inadequate seam prepara- 30 I. Aims and Possibilities of Loss Prevention Figure 49. Temporary hall pillars, wedged-in only in the longitudinal direction of the hall got loose from their anchorage even under a low wind loading and fell over.
Aims and Possibilities of Loss Prevention 769 Figure 23. Distribution of cases of damage amounting to more than DM 50,000 over various phases of construction [32). Figure 24. These condensers were in a crate, properly packed and labelled. Ignorant of the meaning of the symbols used, transport workers turned the crate over. The condensers were so badly damaged that they could not be repaired. 1, Transport Packing firms, insurers and also most carriers give information on appropriate packaging. External and internal packing materials, closure of crates and corrosion protection must be chosen in accordance with anticipated transport stress on the basis of: • the transport medium; • the transport chain (DIN 30780) (duration of transport and storage, transshipment, intermediate storage, storage conditions); • climatic influence during transport and at the destination (DIN 50010).
Many fires at construction sites have been caused by welding operations (see also A TI -International DE6-111). Flying sparks can start a fire, even from far away. Often, the after-effects of heat generated during welding is the starting point of a fire. Prescribed protective measures, such as the use of coverplates and cooling down of a working area, are frequently neglected deliberately by personnel, particularly in the case of minor repair jobs. Furthermore, this neglectful conduct is often not objected to by supervisory staff if the protective measures concerned would appear to have a delaying effect on the work to be carried out.