CAUTION: CONCRETE BURNS!! Ð READ THS WARNING BEFORE USING
CONTACT WITH WET (UNHARDENED) CONCRETE, MORTAR, CEMENT OR CEMENT MIXTURES CAN CAUSE SKIN IRRITATION, SEVERE CHEMICAL BURNS OR SERIUOS EYE DAMAGE. Wear waterproof glove, a long sleeve shirt, full length pants and proper eye protection when working with these materials. If you have to stand in wet concrete, use waterproof boots that are high enough to keep concrete out of them. Wash wet concrete, mortar, cement and cement mixtures from your skin immediately after contact. Indirect contact through clothing can be as serious as direct contact, as a result promptly rinse wet concrete, mortar, cement and cement mixtures from clothing. Seek immediate medical attention if you have persistent or severe discomfort. In case of eye contact, flush with plenty of clean water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician immediately. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. USER AGREES TO CONVEY THIS WARNING TO ALL PERSONS WHO MAY PURCHASE, USE OR COME IN CONTACT WITH WET (UNHARDENED) CONCRETE, MORTAR, CEMENT OR CEMENT MIXTURES.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
• MSDS reports for admixtures and product enhancement can be obtained from the manufacturers websites, which are list in the product enhancement section of this website.
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• Do not walk or work underneath the discharge chutes. Chute filled with concrete are extremely heavy, serious injury could occur should the chute break or collapse.
• Be aware that the discharge chutes move up and down and side to side.
• Always brace temporary chutes added to the trucks chutes. If they are not supported the extra weight could cause the chutes to collapse.
WORKING AROUND A READY MIX TRUCK:
• Be aware that the truck may move or be moved during the pour, stay away from the truck.
• Stay out of the driver's blind spots. He can not see you if you can not see him in his side view mirrors. The driver can not see directly behind the truck, do not work, stand or place tools directly behind the truck.
• Watch for low wires and branches that may become entangled in the truck.
POSITIONING THE TRUCK:
• Whenever possible, position the truck so that it is perpendicular to an excavated area, not parallel.
• Survey any unpaved area the truck may travel for soft spongy areas, extraordinarily steep inclines, drywells and septic tanks. These could case serious injury to yourself, your workers, the driver and or damage the truck.