These Crashes Will Leave You Confused

Heavy equipment accidents are some of the most common on the construction site and many of them end fatally. It’s important we abide by the site’s health and safety plan and our safety training when on site. It’s also important that everyone operating these machines is qualified to do so including being in possession of a High Risk Licence. Watch the video to see why.

Construction Equipment Fails

A recent incident at an Australian airport which resulted in one fatality when a person was struck by a truck reminded me of the importance of traffic management and safety when it comes to construction vehicles and equipment on a work site.

It’s tragic to think that one worker didn’t make it past the first week of 2017, but let’s make sure we don’t end up the same way.

Watch these heavy equipment accidents for a reminder of the importance of site safety plans especially where vehicles are involved.


Construction Equipment Accidents on Video

Heavy equipment and machinery are invaluable on the construction work site and in most instances, they are irreplaceable however they also present one of the greatest risks.

In Australia, operators must be in possession of a high risk certificate and all workers on site must be in possession of an induction card, to ensure they are aware of the risks and how to work in a safe and responsible manner.

In the video below we can see how some workplace incidents involving heavy equipment take place.