Concrete and its reinforcement

3.1.13Before concreting

Installations and final preparations shall be completed before concreting starts

Before concreting starts:

  • all services, ducts, inserts, etc. to be embedded in the concrete should be securely installed in the correct position and, where appropriate, tested
  • completed reinforcement should be checked and, where necessary, approved by the designer or their representative
  • formwork should be cleaned out and checked for fallen debris, especially nails and wire clippings.