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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: While this guidance has not been updated ...

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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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  • Concrete pumping | Safe Work Australia

    Jun 23 2021 · Concrete pumping. Concrete pumping is a widely used process in the construction industry and can be used for: Manufacturing pre-cast and tilt up concrete panels. Concrete can be pumped in a variety of ways including: line pumps using trailer or truck-mounted pumps with flexible hoses. mobile concrete placing booms using truck-mounted pumps ...

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  • Concrete pumping | WorkSafe.qld.gov.au

    Concrete pumping. Concrete pipelines pipe clamps anchor brackets and pipe movement. Compliance plates booms outriggers repairs replacements registered professional engineers defects log books records testing pipes and other equipment. Reducing the effects of noise and fumes. 'Hose whip' describes uncontrolled and rapid motion of the ...

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  • Hose whip | WorkSafe.qld.gov.au

    clean out the concrete line with water instead of air; if there is no other option but to clean the pump line out with air remove the rubber hose and reducers secure the end of the steel line and have an exclusion zone. For more detailed information on hose whip check Section 4.1.4 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2019 (PDF 1.97 MB).

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  • Water Washout Clean-Out System - Specialised Concrete ...

    SCP first developed a water washout clean-out system in 2009 on long line applications to clean-out the concrete material delivery line. After the concrete pump hopper is cleaned out water from a recycled water holding tank is pumped into the concrete pump hopper. The concrete pump acts as high-pressure water pump and pushes the waste concrete ...

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  • Hose whip on concrete pumps | WorkSafe.qld.gov.au

    Monitor the level of concrete in the hopper to avoid air getting sucked into the pump system. Ensure a separate person to the line hand is in position to view the hopper. This will normally be the pump operator. Make sure safe work procedures are adopted for clearing blockages. Preferably clean out the concrete line with water instead of air.

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  • Safety alert 01/2016 - Concrete pumping operations in the ...

    Apr 22 2016 · SWMS do not adequately reflect accessing the hopper for clean-out purposes. Action required. The employer or person in control of the workplace must ensure all vehicle-mounted concrete boom pump operators hold a High Risk Work Licence. Workers must be trained in using safe work procedures and be adequately supervised.

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