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Pump and boom operation

Using the pump and boom
Concrete pouring
Delivery hose

Using the pump and boom

Concrete pump and boom operators should be trained, supervised and competent to safely operate the equipment.

Plant operators should:

More information on safe pump and boom operation is provided in the Section 4.3.2 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2005.

Concrete pouring

The concrete pour involves the pouring of concrete through the delivery hose connected to the concrete pump to the concrete pump area. In doing this there are a number of risks including:

Damage to the delivery hose may cause discharge of concrete under pressure.

Delivery hose

Ensure good quality of hose and avoid damage by:

Check in detail the responsibilities for concrete pouring safety in Section 4.3.3 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2005.