Element 1.5

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2.1.5

1- Some of the main safety hazards associated with construction sites are machinery
and vehicles, electricity, working at height, and excavations and site security.

2- Entanglement with rotating drum and internal blades

Entrapment by belt drive

Dry cement dust can be inhaled

Wet cement dust is corrosive and burns the skin

Cement mixers are powered by diesel with the resulting risk of exposure to vapours
and exhaust gases

Noise and vibration

Overturning whilst in use