Cement dust can be harmful. During loading operations or any time there is dust in the air, take
precautions to avoid direct inhalation of the dust. If you must be in the immediate vicinity of dust,
wear a dust mask; or if none is available, cover your nose and mouth with a cloth. CEMENT DUST
CAN CAUSE SERIOUS LUNG PROBLEMS.
Prolonged contact with cement or wet concrete can cause skin irritation or burns. During loading
operations with cement or while working with wet concrete, take every precaution to avoid contact
with skin. Skin areas that have been exposed either directly or through saturated clothing should
be washed thoroughly with water. If any cement or concrete material gets into the eye, flush
immediately with water and get PROMPT MEDICAL ATTENTION.
The auxiliary bin may be filled while the mixer is away at a job site. Having the auxiliary bin loaded
when the mixer arrives will speed up reloading of the mixer.
(1) Close the control gate (3) on the auxiliary cement bin by pushing the control gate handle (2) down.
Figure 2-49. Filling the Auxiliary Cement Bin.