Industry standard: Concrete pumping

Industry standards to safely operate, maintain and dispose of concrete pumping equipment.


What it contains

This document explains the industry standards to operate, maintain and dispose of concrete pumping equipment. Use this document to establish and maintain a safe working environment when using concrete pumping.

It explains:

  • how occupational health and safety (OHS) duties apply to the concrete pumping industry, including how to manage hazards
  • how to prepare for concrete pumping work, including working out the role of the principal contractor, concrete pumping contractor and equipment hirer, and providing employee training and supervision
  • how to set up the worksite, including arrivals, pump and boom set-up, outriggers, checking for overhead powerlines and creating an operational safety zone
  • what to consider when a site is operating, including safety for trainees, delivery drivers, when cleaning equipment and preparing for road travel
  • how to use equipment safely and ensure it is registered with WorkSafe
  • how often to maintain and inspect pumping equipment and who can complete maintenance checks