Avoid breathing dust. If inhaled, prolonged or repeated exposure may cause damage to organs or cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties
In case of inadequate ventilation, wear respiratory protection
Wear eye protection and protective gloves
Causes skin irritation, wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after handling
May cause allergic skin reaction
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the work place
Take off contaminated clothing and wash before use
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN
SIMPLE SAFETY TIPS
GET HELP TO LIFT THE BAG AND BEND YOUR LEGS, NOT YOUR BACK!
Manual handling of these bags without due care and attention may result in personal injury. Prior to manual handling these bags, it is recommended that a manual handling risk assessment be undertaken for each person.
Take care to make the work space safe from slips, trips & sharp objects
Plan how the concrete will be moved to the work face, run good wheel barrows on planks if the ground is uneven.
If a shovel is used for loading, stand square to the bowl face, to keep away from the mixer paddles
Watch out for power wires overhead with pump booms or trucks.
Avoid direct skin contact with freshly mixed concrete, mortar or plaster.
Wear protective glasses, gloves, waterproof boots and suitable clothing.
If you do get wet concrete or cement on your skin or hair, wash with soap and water within an hour.
Use an isolating transformer or residual current device (RCD) with electric mixers or any other electrical equipment.
IF medical advice is needed: have product label at hand.
IF in eyes: rinse continuously with water for several minutes, remove contact lenses if present (and easy to do) and continue rinsing.
IF on skin (or hair): wash with plenty of soap and water.
IF swallowed: rinse mouth, do NOT induce vomiting
IF irritation continues or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
IF inhaled and breathing is difficult: move to fresh air and keep at rest in a position that is comfortable for breathing.
IF inhaled: If you feel unwell or are experiencing respiratory symptoms, call the POISON CENTRE or a doctor.
Safety Data Sheets are available on our website
National Poisons Information Centre
0800 POISON (0800 764 766)
In an Emergency Dial 111