OHS Alert - Excavator for digging - crane for lifting

Published: 17 Jun 2022

If an excavator is used for operations outside its intended purpose, it increases the risk of failure, injury or worse - and insurers are unlikely to accept that risk. Current legal and insurance advice is that if an excavator is to be used as a crane, it must be proven that the excavator (and operator) is covered by the appropriate third party excavator liability insurance. 

Read the OHS Alert here: Excavator for digging, crane for lifting | CFMEU Victoria & Tasmania