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Safety Tips While Using Concrete Saws

Being a construction worker and being a part of a construction project whereby you have to carry out concrete coring and cutting services, then you must have the proper training and knowledge of how to use every tool at your disposal. Whether you talk about using a concrete cutting saw or a concrete core drilling machine, you have to be aware of all the safety procedures, to carry out your work load safely and efficient. It’s never that easy for unqualified construction workers to accomplish concrete cutting and core drilling services, mainly because they have to deal with all kinds of heavy machinery which can injure them when used the incorrect way.

Check if machines are in perfect working order
The first and foremost important safety measure that construction workers should examine is to check the machines and equipment, to see if the concrete machines and equipment is working properly for the project at hand. If the machines are not operating properly, they either have to be repaired or replace so work may proceed. A machine that is faulty and can't work properly can create a lot of problems in terms of meeting deadlines and overall safety of the equipment, so it would be best to test all equipment before any work is done.

Always Wear Safety Gear
It’s seriously of the utmost importance for all on-site construction workers to wear their safety equipment before they start with their work. Furthermore, it means whether you are concrete drill operator who will be using a concrete cutting machine you must put on your safety equipment. Although, workers who have other work to do then concrete sawing and drilling machines but still have to work on the construction site should also take necessary safety measures because they are on-site and anybody around the machinery should wear their safety gear.

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Always Wear A Dust Musk
A Construction site safety officer should always enforce all the compulsory procedures to stay away from the harmful dust that is produced on-site while cutting concrete because that is very dangerous for their well-being. The harmful dust produced while cutting or drilling concrete has the capability to damage your lungs, so it’s important to wear your protective musk whenever the machine is on. A very useful technique would be to use water to limit dust production. For expert assistance in concrete cutting get in touch with Borecut CC today!

 

Testimonials

  • "If you want an easy or difficult cutting or coring job done Safely, Proficiently, and at a fair price call in Borecut. Most of our construction involves sudden unexpected additions and Borecut have often done their bit to save the day mostly under plant operating conditions which in itself is a challenge."

    Martin du Rand - Director Stefanutti Stocks

  • "Borecut has been our concrete cutting company of choice for over 20 years because of their ability to complete any size shutdown with enthusiasm, speed and professionalism"

    Christo Hattingh - Mittal Steel

  • "Many times our clients, require new or additional openings to be cut out in reinforced concrete. With many years of experience working together, Borecut understands that prompt, professional service is important to our clients and us"

    S. De Boer - Concor

  • "When it comes to concrete Cutting and Drilling Borecut remains the best in the industry. They are reliable, accurate, and always have the best and most economical solution to any challenge"

    Wayne van der Westhuizen
    Site Agent
    Group Five Civil Engineering (Pty) Ltd