What Does a Concrete Technician Do on the Construction Site?
Concrete technicians help manage the concrete needs at a construction site for a bridge, roadway, or other large project to erect a building in a city or town. A concrete technician works at a construction site and makes sure that all of the concrete needs for the construction job are met in a timely manner. This job title will also ensure that the concrete used a job site is properly mixed, measured and meets the compliance standards for concrete use on the job site. Other concrete technician duties include:
What Are Typical Concrete Technician Injuries Performing Work at the Construction Site?
- Measuring sand, gravel and cement per construction job mix specifications
- Inspecting concrete aggregates used in concrete mixes on the job
- Using sealers, stains, paints or any other protection coatings to preserve the concrete on a structure or building
- Cleaning and preparing concrete surfaces, placing wooden bars and metal rebars in the concrete during the construction job
Concrete technicians can be injured on a construction site by having to manipulate concrete filled hoses that come from the concrete truck, and then manipulating the concrete into areas on the job site as needed. These hoses are heavy and the pouring of the concrete is a back-breaking job.
Reasons Why Concrete Technicians Are Hurt Doing Construction?
There are many reasons why a concrete technician will become hurt on the job, during a construction project. A concrete technician can be injured by:
- Falling objects on the job site
- Crushed under a heavy load
- Falling over a railing
- Stepping into concrete and twisting the back to get out
- Fractures of the arms, legs or foot
- Breaking a finger or the wrist on equipment pouring concrete
- Being hit by booms or other hoists on the job site
The concrete technician can also be hurt by the operation of many different types of machinery that are used on the job at a construction site. This machinery includes tools and machines used to mix and lay out concrete, such as:
- Radial stackers
- Cement batchers
- Cement silos
- Aggregate bins
- Aggregate batchers
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Typical Injuries of Concrete Technicians on the Job Site
Individuals who work as concrete technicians face many different health hazards daily, in the course of performing their job. These hazards to the health of a concrete technician include:
- Eye injuries
- Skin irritations
- Respiratory tract infections
- Breathing issues from cement dust
- Overexertion of back muscles lifting heavy objects
- Tripping on the job
- Chemical burns from wet concrete
- Vibration issues from tools and equipment
- Electrical hazards and burns
- Mechanical hazards and lacerations
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Low Back Injuries for Concrete Technicians Can Be Permanent
If a concrete technician experiences a low back injury on the job pouring and manipulating concrete, that injury can become a permanent disabling injury over time. Workers who constantly work with concrete can experience spinal injuries and lower back injuries that become serious personal injuries over the course of many months to years timeframes.
These lower back and spinal injuries can be exacerbated by conditions present at the job site, including:
- Temperature changes working outside (extreme heat or cold)
- Heavy concrete requirements used on the job site
- Long hours on the job site
- Fatigue on the job site
- Pouring concrete for over 8 hours a day
- Falls at the job site
- Struck with heavy hoists on the job site
- Struck by equipment on roads near the job site
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