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2 months ago

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Some very graphic images of the aftermath of contact with HV lines involving a boom lift. 😮

Fortunately it was only property damage, no loss of lives this time
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2 months ago

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Dunya new sign safely!

With Aaron Signs & Manlift Hire. Thanks to Rod for the photo 📷
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2 months ago

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Sometimes we need to work on the road ourselves.

Almost all of us are drivers at least sometimes. Take care when travelling through roadwork zones and obey the limits & signage 🛑
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3 months ago

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A crane lift of a boom lift for a tilt-slab lifting job 🏗

Thanks to Rod for the photo
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3 months ago

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Completed my Spotter's Refresher Course last month; all quite routine - it's a job requirement every 3 years that all spotters must attend to stay up to date & prove competency. So I was waiting for the card to arrive in the mail.

But the envelope was bigger than usual and I found this inside - a velcro hi-viz armband. I think it's a great idea by someone at Energy Safe Victoria (Y). Often you get a lot of shit from people that don't know what a spotter does & think you're just standing there slacking. It's worse than being on traffic.

Hopefully we'll start seeing these around job sites over the next few years. If there's workers operating in proximity to power lines look out for them. If you can't see the armbands & it's not obvious, ask which one is the spotter
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4 months ago

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This is scary stuff and anybody should clear out if it ever happens near you.

The tree is providing an earth and the internal sap inside the trunk begins to boil - eventually exploding. The surrounding ground up to about 10m away will also have step potential and can kill.
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4 months ago

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Old-school signwriting and high-rise building art. 👌

Not so obvious in this photo: overhead HV and pole mounted LV lines RHS
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4 months ago

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It's not so easy to spot in this photo, but it's not just the building supply lines (RHS) that present a hazard with this roofing rejuvenation being done by Roofrite Guttering & Roofing Systems Pty Ltd. There's also a power pole with LV & tram line cables on the corner (LHS). ...

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5 months ago

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Special thanks to Andrea for pointing out the issue with our email address. (Y)

We were offline for a while but back now in the world of cyberspace. If you've happened to send an email in the last few days without any acknowledgement or reply, please accept our apology & resend.
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