When a forklift or smaller vehicle requires lifting for service and maintenance, there are a number of considerations to optimise the safety of the lifting job.
SafeWork SA has commenced an awareness and compliance campaign focusing on vehicle hoists in automotive workshops.
Safe Work Australia has released a model code of practice about managing the work health and safety risks of working with tower cranes.
More can be done to improve the safety of workers within heavy industries. The answer lies in leveraging innovative smart technologies.