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Safe work method statement - Concreting - Place concrete using a wheelbarrow

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Placement of concrete using a wheelbarrow

The placement and delivery of concrete to a given area e.g. floor slab using a wheelbarrow.

  • A labourer typically handles a wheelbarrow in the placement and delivery of concrete to a given area.

     

    Tasks

    Tasks associated with the placement and delivery of concrete when using a wheelbarrow include:

    • Assessment of work environment for hazards and risks;
    • Establishing a clear and unobstructed path of travel;
    • Protection of exposed steel reinforcement;
    • Handling of cementitious materials e.g. concrete;
    • Establishment of an exclusion zone where required;
    • Controlling the movement of a concrete truck;
    • Handling and assembly of chutes for the placement and delivery of concrete to the wheelbarrow;
    • Working with a concrete truck whilst discharging concrete;
    • Inspect and monitor formwork and false work during the delivery and placement of concrete;
    • Selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to the task;
    • Housekeeping of a workplace to eliminate hazards.

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Safety procedure includes

Concreting - Placement of concrete using a wheelbarrow

Concreting - Placement of concrete using a wheelbarrow safe work method statement is a 14 page document compliant with statute OHS reporting requirements. It identifies known hazards and risks, and outlines the control measures to be implemented to eliminate or minimise the risk of death, injury or illness generated as a result of placing concrete using a wheelbarrow.
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Control measures

Control measures to eliminate or minimise the risk of death, injury or illness to persons are addressed in the safe work method statement as per the following sections.

  • Consultation with employees.
  • Generation of hazards.
  • Protection of exposed steel reinforcement bars.
  • Controlling exposure to cementitious materials.
  • Placement of concrete using a wheelbarrow.
  • Collapse of formwork and false work during placement of concrete.
  • Manual handling tasks.
  • Personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Training requirements.
  • Housekeeping requirements.
  • Failure to monitor controls.
  • Risk matrix and descriptors.
  • Additional hazards, risks and controls.
  • Approval and change management form.
  • Sign-off for concreting services - Placement of concrete using a wheelbarrow.

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