Construction workers have suffered serious and fatal injuries during incidents involving boom pumps. This document outlines how WorkSafe inspectors visit construction sites to ensure the risks associated with the setup and operation of truck-mounted mobile concrete boom pumps are, so far as reasonably practicable, controlled.
how workers have suffered serious injuries or died during workplace incidents involving mobile concrete boom pumps
how planning and preparation can ensure concrete pumping operations are performed safely
how WorkSafe inspectors check that employers and self-employed people comply with their occupational health and safety (OHS) duties, including preparing a safe work method statement (SWMS) for high risk construction work and using a hierarchy of control to eliminate and reduce OHS risks
when to review and revise risk controls
what should be included in a SWMS
the duties of employees to manage their own health and safety