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§ 24 Outdoor work areas

Outdoor work areas shall have sufficient weather protection so that the risk of health problems and mistakes is reduced.
Weather protection in outdoor areas shall be adapted to the expected periods of stay, the scope and character of the work, representative weather conditions and risk factors.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

Risks as mentioned in the second subsection, can include accumulation of flammable gases, hazard of increased explosion pressure and potentially reduced access for fire-fighting.
With regard to new constructions and modifications, weather protection requirements should be specified at an early point in time.