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.

Last updated

Jun 2009

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 378.42 kB

Document Length

3 pages

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

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