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BS 8476:2007

Code of practice for the safe use of concrete pumps

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : April 2007



BS 8476:2997 gives recommendations for the safe use of concrete pumping and placing equipment.  It is not applicable to plaster and screed pumps, nor applicable to the construction of the machinery, which is covered by BS EN 12001.


1 Scope
2 Terms and definitions
3 Selection of personnel
4 Training and certification
5 Management of the concrete pumping operation
6 Selection of concrete pumps
7 Travelling to and from the site
8 Arrival on site and setting up the machine
9 During the pour
10 Work with delivery lines
11 Pumping special concretes
12 Cleaning out the machine and delivery lines
13 Leaving the site (lorry-mounted concrete pumps)
14 Personal protective equipment
15 Concrete pump examination and testing
16 Maintenance
Annex A (normative) Recommended signals
Annex B (normative) Inspection of delivery lines
Annex C (informative) Pipeline wall thickness pressure – Maintenance card

Standard NumberBS 8476:2007
TitleCode of practice for the safe use of concrete pumps
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 April 2007
Confirm Date01 May 2017
Cross ReferencesBS 7121, BS EN 471, BS EN 12001:2003, BS EN ISO 12100-1:2003, PD 5304:2005, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Road Traffic Act 1991, Construction (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulations 1996, Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005, Work at Height Regulations 2005, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995
Draft Superseded By06/30137706 DC
DescriptorsConcrete spreaders, Pumps, Safety measures, Construction workers, Inspection, Training, Certification (approval), Concretes, Construction equipment, Occupational safety, Construction operations
ISBN978 0 580 50524 9
File Size297 KB

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