SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
when handling freshly mixed concrete
Safety glasses
Always protect your eyes
against cement splatter
or concrete spill –
use eye protection.
Work clothes
Always wear coveralls
with long sleeves and
trousers, even in warm
weather. Pull trouser legs
down over your boots.
Change clothing that has
become saturated with
fresh concrete.
Work gloves
Always protect your hands
with waterproof gloves.
Boots
Always wear safety boots. Pull
trouser legs down over boot
shafts to prevent concrete
seeping into the boots
Knee pads and
kneeling mats
Always use knee pads
and waterproof kneeling mats
when finishing concrete floors.
If expanded polystyrene is
being used, it should be
covered with plastic.
Fresh concrete is caustic.
Direct skin contact should be avoided.
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary statements
P102 Keep out of reach of children.
P280 Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTRE or doctor/physician.
Compiled by FABEKO – Norwegian Ready-Mixed Concrete Association
April 2015
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