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SAFE WORK PROCEDURES

CONCRETE SLAB CONSTRUCTION


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
1.
Risk identification and assessment must be carried out for all jobs prior to commencement of work.
2.
All persons must be advised of risks associated with job and the safe work methods to be adopted to control the risks.
Task sequence
1. General precautions

Identified hazards in task


Compliance with legal
obligations

2. Site safety and security

Unauthorised access

3. Site access

Slips, trips and falls

4. Traffic and pedestrians

Collision
Collision

5. Plant and machinery

Slips, trips and falls


Collision

6. Excavation

Persons falling

7. Boxing and formwork

Cuts, splinters
Objects in eyes, damage to
tools
Over-exertion/strain injury
Cuts
Noise, objects in eyes

8. Reinforcing steel

Over-exertion/strain injury
Trips and falls

SWP358 Version 1.2

Key processes to be followed


Persons working on construction sites must wear appropriate protective
clothing and equipment as required by regulations and codes of practice.
Ensure that persons working outdoors are protected from solar UV radiation.
Ensure that secure man-proof fence is erected around site to prevent access.
Provide locks on all gates to prevent access when site is unattended.
Ensure that safe means of access to and through worksite is maintained.
Keep access areas clear of tools, materials and equipment.
Ensure that adequate space is provided for vehicles to enter and manoeuvre.
Ensure that passing traffic is kept well clear of work area when working on
footpaths and adjacent to traffic throughways.
Provide safe access for pedestrians through or past work area.
Mobile plant and machinery must be fitted with and use safety features such
as flashing lights, reversing beepers, alarms, etc.
Persons working in areas where plant and machinery is operating should
wear high-visibility garments at all times.
Persons must not operate plant or machinery unless they hold an appropriate
licence or certificate, and are authorised to do so.
Provide suitable means of preventing persons falling into open trenches, etc.
Remove spoil away from edge of trench or excavation to prevent tripping.
Erect barrier around open trenches or excavations which are left unattended.
Ensure that wooden boxing material is free of nails, etc, before handling.
Ensure that timber is free of concrete, dirt, etc, before cutting.
Use correct tools to cut boxing to size and shape required.
Obtain assistance to handle heavy or awkward lengths and sheets.
Avoid contact with sharp ends of cut reinforcing bars and mesh sheets.
Harmful noise levels and sparks will be present if using grinder to cut bars.
Keep other persons clear of affected area when cutting steel with grinder.
Obtain assistance when handling long, awkward or heavy reinforcing.
Avoid traversing areas where reinforcing mesh has been placed.
Place protective caps over exposed ends of vertical and starter bars.

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Precautions / PPE required


Wear head protection.
Wear foot protection.
Wear clothing and sunscreen.
Check security fence daily.
Keep gates locked unless manned.
Provide storage area for material.
Provide bins for scrap and waste.
Provide through route if possible.
Use signs and barriers to control.
Obtain permit to close roadway.
Use barricades on both sides.
Check operation of alarms, lights,
etc, before machine is used.
Wear high-visibility garment or
safety vest.
Do not allow unauthorised or
unlicensed operation.
Use rails, mesh, fencing, etc.
(Tape or strapping is not an
effective means of barricading).
Wear gloves when handling rough,
sharp or oily timber.
Wear eye protection.
Observe correct lifting practices.
Wear hand protection.
Wear hearing & eye protection.
Exercise care when placing bar
chairs and tying reinforcing.

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SAFE WORK PROCEDURES


CONCRETE SLAB CONSTRUCTION
Task sequence
9. Placement of concrete

Identified hazards in task


Delivery
Pumping

Use of hand barrows

10. Screeding

Over-exertion/strain injury
Over-exertion/strain injury

11. Trowelling/finishing

Dermatitis
Over-exertion/strain injury

12. Stripping and clean-up

Over-exertion/strain injury

Key processes to be followed


Ensure that adequate room is available for transit mixer to park safely and
for operator to move around rear of truck when delivering concrete.
Ensure that sufficient space is available at hopper for concrete to be
transferred from delivery truck to pump unit.
Keep all persons other than those directly involved in delivery and pumping
clear of truck and hopper area when pumping concrete.
Ensure that barrows are suitable for the task, and that tyres are correctly
inflated on barrows.
Provide clear path for barrows, and bridge or similar over obstructions.
Avoid moving heavy loads of concrete with screed - use shovel to remove
excess concrete or to top-up holes.
Adopt ergonomically sound working position to avoid back strain.
Avoid skin contact with wet concrete protect exposed skin areas.
Use long handled float or mechanical float to finish concrete where possible.
Keep clear of moving blades when using mechanical float to finish.
Squat instead of bending when edging and placing construction joints.
Adopt ergonomically sound position when stripping and removing boxing.
Remove nails from timber forms, and oil before placing into rack or store.
Place scrap material in bin immediately do not allow to accumulate.
Ensure that all tools, floats, barrows, etc, are cleaned before concrete sets on
or in them.
Wash concrete off boots, gloves, etc, before it sets.

Precautions / PPE required


Use person to control traffic.
Wear high-visibility garment.
Clear means of communication
between truck driver and pump
operator must be provided.
Keep clear of moving machinery.
Do not use faulty equipment.
Use industrial barrows only.
Observe correct handling practice.
Observe correct lifting and
handling practices.
Wear boots, gloves, barrier
cream when handling concrete.
Adopt ergonomically sound
position to avoid back strain.
Observe correct lifting and
handling practices.
Wear gloves and barrier cream
when handling rough or sharp
materials and wet concrete.

PRECAUTIONS:
The following precautions are to be observed where these
procedures are carried out.

SWP358 Version 1.2

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