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Physical demands - bricklayer's labourer


Please note these images are for illustrative purposes only to provide a basic understanding of the tasks involved for this job. They do not necessarily represent compliant or best practice safe work.

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Shovelling sand and ingredients into mixer
Pushing of laden wheelbarrows to transport mortar and cement mixes
Shovelling mortar mix for distribution and then use by bricklayers
Lifting and carrying buckets of mortar mixes weighing up to 25kg
Use of brick/block cutter in standing
Lifting of blocks from between floor and chest height
Lifting of blocks from between floor and chest height
Pushing/pulling laden pallet jacks
Pushing/pulling of block barrow to transport bricks and blocks onsite
Sweeping and general cleaning up tasks
Operation of forklift
Positioning of prop for fastening to wall for support