A72 STATIONARY CONCRETE PLACING BOOM

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for Work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Undertake all pre-use checks for the unit and associated pipe work
  • Ensure unit stability and support

Setting up for work

  • Configure the placing boom for pumping duties
  • Arrange and secure all pipes and lines
  • Arrange, use and comply with communication procedures with the pump operator and at the pour point
  • Explain actions required for proximity hazards, structures, and overhead services

Working Tasks

  • Control and place materials accurately to the desired pour location
  • Explain how blockages occur and give solution methods
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing Work

  • Complete end-of use cleaning procedures

Shutting Down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures