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The Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association's Safety Committee has compiled these chute safety guidelines for its member companies. The checklist can be used for safety discussions or in developing a Job Safety Analysis for ready-mix drivers. Craig, compliance manager at Dakota Red Corp., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, lists several precautions drivers should take when they arrive at the job and before the truck is spotted; before discharge; during discharge; after completing the pour; and during and after the return trip to the plant. KEYWORDS: chute, delivery, fleet management, driver, safety, training