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Toolbox Meeting Guides by Topic - Concrete

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Concrete pouring and pumping

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Describes general safety requirements for pumping and pouring concrete.
Translated Publications: Also available in Punjabi.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 06-01


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Concrete formwork
Abstract: Describes some general safety requirements for formwork.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 06-02


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Concrete Reinforcing: Bending over at the waist poses MSI risk
Abstract: Awkward postures such as bending over at the waist are common risk factors for musculoskeletal injury (MSI).
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 07-01


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Concrete Reinforcing: Contact stress to hands can increase risk of MSI
Abstract: Rod workers perform tasks that place large forces on small areas of the body. Some tasks involving contact stress include using pliers and side cutters, and shaking out rods.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 07-02


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Concrete Reinforcing: Contact stress to shoulders poses MSI risk
Abstract: Rod workers perform tasks that apply large forces to small areas of the body. Contact stress can increase the risk of MSI.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 07-03


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Concrete Reinforcing: Overexertion can increase risk of MSI
Abstract: Rod workers perform many strenuous tasks. Some of these tasks include lifting, packing, tying, and shaking out rods. Performing physically demanding tasks all day can increase the risk of MSI.
Toolbox meeting guide #: Tg 07-04


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Concrete Reinforcing: Overhead reaching can increase risk of MSI
Abstract: Overhead reaching can lead to injuries to the neck, shoulders, and back. These injuries are commonly caused by overextension of the muscle groups.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 07-05


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Concrete Reinforcing: Awkward postures, repetitive tasks involving wrists boost MSI risk
Abstract: Tying rebar requires the wrist to bend and twist in an awkward manner. Working in awkward postures can increase the risk of MSI.
Toolbox meeting guide #: TG 07-06


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