A crane operator, carpenter, baseball player or a shotcrete crew? Probably everyone listed should use them. On a scale of 1 to 10, the shotcrete crew would rate a 10 with need. œWho on the crew should wear them? I asked one of my superintendents, she said, œThat™s easy, everyone on the crew. The nozzleman and air lance man for obvious reasons, but also the pump operator and potman to protect themselves from dust and shotcrete overspray and rebound. The finishers also need eye protection from constantly working vertical concrete surfaces. The laborers also need protection from rebound, dust and overspray, and the occa-sional burst hose or coupling!
A shotcrete operation requires several high-pressure pieces of equipment, all of which, unfortunately, can burst. The dry-mix