Brace footings for concrete panels – selecting the correct anchors

How to reduce or eliminate the serious workplace health and safety risks from falling pre-cast and tilt-up concrete panels by choosing the right anchors for brace footings.


What it contains

Precast and tilt-up concrete panels that are incorrectly braced can fall and kill workers. This guide advises how to select the right anchors for brace footings by:

  • using threaded and headed cast-in installation anchors
  • installing mechanical fixings or load controlled expansion anchors if cast-in anchors can’t be used
  • making sure anchors are high performance and installed using manufacturer specifications