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Compliance plates

All equipment associated with concrete pumping, must have fixed compliance plates, and/or appropriate certification for their use.

For example:

  • Cab and chassis – by the state transport authority in which the unit is registered, with a fixed motor vehicle modification plate showing the appropriate modification codes.
  • Placing boom and outriggers:
  • Concrete pump – by the manufacturer, with a fixed plate showing date of manufacture, serial number
  • Maximum recommended working pressures for hydraulics and concrete, in accordance with AS 1418.15 Cranes (including hoists and winches) concrete placing equipment.
  • Over length and over weight permits – must be obtained, kept current, and in the vehicle.

Any pump, boom, prime mover and/or associated equipment that does not have a compliance plate or permit, should be removed from service immediately, until certification is gained.

For more detailed information on inspections and compliance check Section 5.2 of the Concrete Pumping Code of Practice 2005 .