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Concrete Pumping Health and Safety Guidelines

The construction and concrete pumping industries must be aware of the obligations to prevent harm to employees, contractors and others under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (the Act) and its regulations. These guidelines provide practical advice about the safe operation and maintenance of concrete pumping equipment.

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Guidance on Safety in Concrete Pumping - Health and Safety ...

Health and Safety Authority Guidance on Safety in Concrete Pumping 5 Cy an 100 Magenta 76 Ye llow 0 Black 27 2.0 Definitions (Cont’d) 2.17 Receiving Hopper: The area into which the mixed concrete is discharged prior to being pumped into position. 2.18 Remote Control Box: A portable control panel which is connected to the concrete pump by a wired

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Health and safety during concrete pumping WorkSafe

Sep 12, 2017  Concrete pumping health and safety guidelines. This guidance provides practical advice about the safe operation and maintenance of concrete pumping equipment and the environment this equipment is used in. There is also a range of other information available such as diagrams of hand signals and templates: PDF.

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Guidance on Safety in Concrete Pumping - Health and Safety ...

Guidance on Safety in Concrete Pumping. This guidance has been prepared by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) in consultation with the Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC), an advisory committee to the Board of the HSA. Year : 2018. Download:

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SAFETY PROCEDURES - American Concrete Pumping Association

AMERICAN CONCRETE PUMPING ASSOCIATION SAFETY PROCEDURES WHEN MAINTAINING A CONCRETE PUMP. ACPA Mechanics (VJEF 1 SHOP MECHANICS . Operating and maintaining a concrete pump requires a serious commitment to safety and a clear strategy for the day’s work. WARNING Multiple hazards.

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Industry standard: Concrete pumping - WorkSafe

This document explains the industry standards to operate, maintain and dispose of concrete pumping equipment. Use this document to establish and maintain a safe working environment when using concrete pumping. It explains: how occupational health and safety (OHS) duties apply to the concrete pumping industry, including how to manage hazards.

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Safety American Concrete Pumping Association

Feb 02, 2012  Safety. The ACPA National Office, along with professional industry experts in the concrete pumping industry, have developed a variety of safety publications and materials to provide you with a wide array of knowledge for creating a safe working environment around concrete pumps on the job site. Download any of the FREE safety materials offered ...

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Safe Use of Concrete Pumps - Technic Concrete Pumping

concrete pumping operations are planned, supervised and carried out safely. This guidance has been prepared by a Working Group representing all parts of the industry, including the Health and Safety Executive,to provide clarity on the safe use

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American Concrete Pumping Association Releases New Safety ...

Sep 01, 2021  The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) has released new and updated safety materials to fulfill its ongoing mission of promoting safe concrete pumping practices. The first item, Safety ...

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OSHA Construction Safety Regulations - Subpart Q ...

OSHA Construction Safety Regulations - Subpart Q - Concrete and Masonry OSHA Health Safety Construction-related Regulations - Q - 700 to 850. Back to the main OSHA Construction Regulations Page. Subpart Q - Concrete and Masonry Construction. CFR# 1926.700 - Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart. (a) Scope and application.

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Concrete Pumping Health and Safety Guidelines - Business ...

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. These guidelines are based on the Industry Standard for Concrete Pumping from WorkSafe. Victoria, Australia. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Concrete. Pumping Association of New Zealand thank WorkSafe Victoria and the Victorian WorkCover. Authority for the use and adaptation of their material.. The Ministry and the Concrete Pumping

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Concrete Pumping Health Safety Guidelines - Stevenson ...

The construction and concrete pumping industries must be aware of the obligations to prevent harm to employees, contractors and others under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (the Act) and its regulations. These guidelines provide practical advice about the safe operation and maintenance of concrete pumping equipment.

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ReadyMixed Safety Manual - American Concrete Pumping ...

Safety Rules for Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers Delivering to Pumps 4. Delivering the Concrete 4.1 WARNING! Plugging hazard. D o not put concrete into the pump hopper until the operator directs you to do so. If the pump has not been primed, fil ling the hopper can cause the pump

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Guide to managing risk in construction: Concrete pumping

be significant safety risks associated with pumping concrete. Generally, concrete pumping work is defined as construction work. It may also be considered high risk construction work under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations. A safe work method statement (SWMS) must be prepared before high risk construction work starts.

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Safe Use of Concrete Pumps - Technic Concrete Pumping

concrete pumping operations are planned, supervised and carried out safely. This guidance has been prepared by a Working Group representing all parts of the industry, including the Health and Safety Executive,to provide clarity on the safe use

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1926.702 - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

1926.702 (f) Concrete buckets. 1926.702 (f) (1) Concrete buckets equipped with hydraulic or pneumatic gates shall have positive safety latches or similar safety devices installed to prevent premature or accidental dumping. 1926.702 (f) (2) Concrete buckets shall be designed to prevent concrete from hanging up on top and the sides.

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Safe concrete pumping

Safe concrete pumping. Concrete in pump pipelines is often under considerable pressure, so that the safety of site staff must be considered. The pump should be stopped, and if possible reversed, while pipes are being disconnected.

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Concrete Construction Safety OSHA Safety Manuals

Dec 27, 2016  Concrete Construction Safety. Concrete is a versatile and strong material for construction. Concrete workers are just as versatile when performing excavations, carpentry, metalworking, pouring, and smoothing to create concrete structures. Pay attention to the variety of hazards while you work with concrete.

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Concrete Pump Delivery Industry Guidelines

Cement Concrete Aggregates Australia (CCAA) is the peak body representing the $7 billion a year cement, concrete and aggregate industries. CCAA represents the interests of its members to governments and the wider community on issues as diverse as resource access and security, transport, workplace health and safety, and the environment.

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Concrete pumpers - WorkSafeBC

Concrete pumpers. Concrete pumpers present a number of risks to workers, including hose whips, falls, and contact with power lines. See the following resources and links for information on working safely with and around concrete pumpers.

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Failures of concrete pump delivery pipeline end fittings ...

Apr 15, 2021  A concrete pump owner who imports equipment from overseas takes on the duties of an importer under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act). The importer must carry out, or arrange to have carried out, any calculations, analysis, testing, or examination of the equipment to control safety risks. Suppliers of pipes and hoses

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Concreting - WorkSafe

Construction safety focus: Mobile concrete boom pump safety Information about: Emergency procedures for risk of engulfment in construction work Skewed panel braces can be dangerous

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Work Method Statement (Revised) - Hunter Ready Mixed

Concrete Pumping 1Slip / Trips Falls 3 - Concrete pump area should be level and free of waste and / or other trip hazards Agitator Driver Ba Concrete Pump Blow ck/ Burst Lines 3 - Ensure that all safety features are fitted and used on concrete pumps as per Code of Practice – Pumping Concrete. - Position yourself where exposure to burst lines is

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(2) The design, manufacture, installation, operation, inspection, testing and maintenance of a concrete pump or placing boom manufactured on or after August 1, 2012 must meet the requirements of CSA Standard Z151-09, Concrete pumps and placing booms, as set out in clauses 1.1 to 3 [Definitions], 4.1.1.2 to 5.3.4, 5.3.7 to 6.3.4 and 6.5.1 to 6.7 ...

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Concrete Pumping Health and Safety Guidelines - Business ...

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. These guidelines are based on the Industry Standard for Concrete Pumping from WorkSafe. Victoria, Australia. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the Concrete. Pumping Association of New Zealand thank WorkSafe Victoria and the Victorian WorkCover. Authority for the use and adaptation of their material.. The Ministry and the Concrete Pumping

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Guide to managing risk in construction: Concrete pumping

be significant safety risks associated with pumping concrete. Generally, concrete pumping work is defined as construction work. It may also be considered high risk construction work under the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations. A safe work method statement (SWMS) must be prepared before high risk construction work starts.

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Concrete Pump Hazards Safety - Concrete Network

Hoses are manufactured for specific applications, and using the proper hose for the proper application is paramount for safety on the concrete pumping site. Here are a couple pointers: Hose designated as a discharge type should be used only at point of placement for discharge. Rule of thumb: Never use a discharge hose in less than a 24-inch radius.

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Safe concrete pumping

Safe concrete pumping. Concrete in pump pipelines is often under considerable pressure, so that the safety of site staff must be considered. The pump should be stopped, and if possible reversed, while pipes are being disconnected.

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Cement Concrete Hazards In Construction

Concrete Burns • Sand contained in fresh concrete is abrasive to bare skin • Portland is an alkaline. Strong bases (ph of 12-13) are just as hazardous as strong acids to the skin but have no initial signs of pain such as a burning sensation. • Drying Portland is hygroscopic – it

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California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 1720 ...

Concrete pumping equipment and placing booms shall be set-up and operated in accordance with the manufacturer's operation and safety manuals, and these Orders. 1. The manufacturer's operation manual shall be maintained in legible condition and shall be available to the operator during set-up and operation of the equipment.

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eLCOSH : Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers: Work-Related ...

Cement Dermatitis Skin and eye contact with cement products, including Ready mixed concrete, has long been known to cause a range of health conditions among exposed workers. Ready-mixed concrete truck drivers may contact wet concrete during loading, unloading and clean up operations. CPWR – Center for Construction Research and Training recently published a comprehensive guide: A Safety

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Cement - HSE: Information about health and safety at work

Cement based products, like concrete or mortar, can cause serious skin problems such as dermatitis and burns. This page tells you how to control these risks and why. What you must do. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations says you must protect against

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Concrete pumping company fined after death of worker

May 28, 2019  An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that R. W. Hill (Felixstowe) Limited had failed to effectively plan and manage the safe pumping of concrete, in that an exclusion zone around the flexible delivery hose was not enforced. The investigation also found the company did not adequately supervise, instruct nor did it ...

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CHAPTER 42 FORMWORK - IHSA

Concrete pumping may cause additional pressure, as well as vibration, on forms and must be considered at the design stage. The action of the pump sends surges of pressure through the piping system which are often transmitted directly to the forms, especially for narrow walls or columns.

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Codes of practice for work health and safety Business ...

Apr 07, 2021  A code of practice provides practical guidance for your business on how to achieve health and safety standards required under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act). A code of practice also has effective ways to identify and manage risks. ... Concrete pumping – code of practice 2019 (PDF, 2MB) Confined spaces – code of practice 2021 ...

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CAL/OSHA POCKET GUIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION

construction safety and health information. Readers should refer directly to T8 CCR for complete information. • Contains abbreviations as described in the List of Acronyms section. It is available in PDF format and can be printed online. Workplace Safety and Health . Proactive safety and health programs are an effective way to

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Guide to formwork - Home Safe Work Australia

The design of the final concrete structure can have a major effect on the ease of formwork construction and the health and safety of people during construction. Generally the more basic and simple the final concrete structure, the safer it is to construct, erect and dismantle the formwork.

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Cranes and Concrete Pumps - IHSA

Concrete Pumps. Formwork Health and Safety Manual (M064) Health and Safety Advisory: Scleroderma (W150) Ready-Mix Driver and Concrete Pump Hand Signals Card (V007) Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual (M073)

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