The Crane Association of New Zealand’s Past President, Scott McLeod, discusses what many in the industry are conscious of but must be vigilant about any way in this month’s The Technical Corner.
Over the years, Scott McLeod has turned down work because of a particular job’s inherent risks – mainly, the proximity to power lines.
But even more concerning was the willingness with which other companies took those contracts.
“It’s important to stick to our industry’s guidelines,” the McLeod Cranes & Hiabs Managing Director says.
“If we all stick to the same guidelines, we all are – as an industry – better off for it. For example, if we always work within our Approved Code of Practice for Cranes and tell our customers the same thing, then we’re all operating on a level playing field.”
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