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Safety training and supervision

Provision of personal protective equipment (PPE)

The following items of PPE are likely to be required when pumping concrete:

PPE is the least effective method for controlling risks, however in many circumstances related to concrete pumping it provides the most practical option.

Additional equipment

Each pump unit should be equipped with the following items:

For more detailed information on safety equipment, check Section 6.1 and 6.2 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2005.

Training

Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (PDF, 1.42 MB), employers and business owners must provide information, instruction, training and supervision to workers and others at a workplace to ensure that work is performed in a safe manner and without risk to health. Information, training, and instruction should cover at least:

Supervision

Supervisors must:

For more detailed information on training and supervision, check Section 7 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2005.