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Important Change to NSW SafeWork Licences

Posted 29-05-2018
Category Safety

The NSW Government implemented a register of high-risk work, asbestos and demolition licence holders, and general construction induction training card holders. As of 1 July 2018, penalty notices issued by SafeWork will be published on this register. 

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Uncontrolled Movement of Vehicles

Posted 10-05-2018
Category Safety

This alert reminds persons working with vehicles of the risks associated with the uncontrolled movement of vehicles.

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AS 2550.15 (DRAFT) Concrete Placing Equipment is now open for Public Comment

Posted 06-04-2018
Category Safety

Over the past 24 months, the Concrete Pumping Association of Australia and other industry stakeholders have been extremely active reviewing, undertaking consultation and drafting industry responses to produce this public comment draft. We encourage ALL concrete pumping industry stakeholders to view and download the draft and any incoming comments within the Standards Australia Hub.

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NSW Plant Item Registration Changes

Posted 23-12-2017
Category Safety

Chris Turner, State Inspector with SafeWork NSW updated the Concrete Pumping Association of Australia recently about impending plant item registration changes with effect from the 1 January 2018. SafeWork NSW invited to CPAA to advise its members of these impending changes.

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Access your Safety Manual anywhere with the new E-Book!

Posted 28-11-2017
Category Safety

The CPAA has produced a quick reference guide Safety Manual E-Book that has been designed as a guide for the prevention of accidents. The Manual includes safety information for driving, operating and maintaining concrete pumps and related equipment.

 
 
 

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Master Builders ISO45001 Master Class and Briefing

Posted 11-09-2017
Category Safety

The world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety is currently being developed. It will help your organisation provide a safe and healthy workplace for your workers and other people.

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Possible Safety Issues – Sermac Concrete Placing Unit Booms and Periodic Inspections

Posted 28-07-2017
Category Safety

The attached letter has been sent from WorkSafe Victoria with concern regarding a critical component on Sermac manufactured truck-mounted Concrete Placing Units, and to provide relevant prevention guidance applicable to all concrete pumping units.

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Concrete Pump Training - Have your say

Posted 17-07-2017
Category Safety

This month we need some feedback about how the Association can develop and promote professional training for line pump owners, operators and line hands. Take the 1 minute survey now!

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WorkSafe WA Issues Safety Alert

Posted 28-04-2016
Category Safety

After a recent accident that involved a pumper’s legs being caught in a hopper between the agitators, WorkSafe WA issued a safety alert to builders and pumpers. The alert urges construction workers to be aware of the need to manage risks if they operate or contract the operation of a concrete pump on a construction site.

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Support of mobile plant on outriggers

Posted 23-12-2015
Category Safety

WorkCover QLD have issued a safety alert to highlight the potential risks associated with inadequate support under outrigger feet on mobile plant – particularly on poor ground, including fill following a fatal incident involving a travel tower in Brisbane earlier in December 2015. Whilst travel towers are not concrete placing booms, this unfortunate incident is a timely reminder of the care that needs to be taken.  

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