There’s no doubt that heavy machines are widely used in the construction industry on a regular basis. Some of the widely used heavy machines used in the construction industry include bulldozers, dump trucks, excavators etc. Now, these machines are used to carry out heavy work. But when it comes to smaller materials, it needs to be done manually where machines don’t come in handy. In the construction industry, materials are moved manually by following these tips.
- Always Wear Safety Equipment – Before you start moving heavy machines in the construction, it is vital to wear safety equipment. Some of the equipment includes hard hats, goggles, vests, gloves, boots, face masks etc.
- Using Careful Lifting Technique – You cannot just simply pick up materials manually in a direct manner. The help of bending knees and hips, helps you to move materials in a safe manner without getting injured.
- Using Handles – With the help of using correct lifting techniques, you may also want to add handles to the materials. Adding handles allows you to move the materials from one place to another.
- Ask Help – You may be strong but not that strong enough to move the materials manually. However, there is no harm in asking for help from your colleagues. Doing so will help you to finish the work on time. Moreover, getting help also helps you to avoid getting any serious injuries. Therefore, never shy away from asking for help.
In Brisbane, earthmoving companies tell their workers to follow these tips.