OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 19 Powered Mobile Equipment

Section 290.2 Concrete pump trucks

  1. An employer must ensure that all load bearing components of a concrete pump truck undergo non-destructive testing under the direction and control of a professional engineer in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications at 12-month intervals from the date of the concrete pump truck’s most recent certification.

  2. An employer must ensure that the operator of a concrete pump truck visually inspects all load bearing components and safety and control devices of the concrete pump truck before each use.

  3. Before using a concrete pump truck at a work site, an employer must ensure that the outriggers of the equipment are extended in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.

  4. While a concrete pump truck is in use at a work site, an employer must ensure that no worker or other person is positioned under a distribution boom or mast connected to the concrete pump truck.

  5. An employer must ensure that a concrete pump truck is not moved when its distribution boom or mast is partially or full extended, unless the truck is designed to be moved with its distribution boom or mast partially or fully extended.