Compliance inspections and maintenance
- Compliance plates
Inspections and preventative maintenance must be carried out on a regular basis to make sure that concrete pumps and booms are operating safely.
- Maintenance inspections
All items of concrete placing equipment should undergo a major inspection to make sure the concrete placing equipment is in a safe working condition.
- Reporting and recording defects
When repairs/replacements are required, then the owner of the plant or equipment should record it in the log book.
- Testing pipes
Ultrasonic testing may not be appropriate for twin wall pipeline. Other testing methods include the use of thickness testing callipers, increased inspection and increased monitoring of use, in terms of volume and type of concrete pumped.