Earthmoving equipment such as caterpillars, excavators, and bulldozers help to make heavy construction jobs like digging trenches and moving the earth rather easy to do. However, these heavy construction equipment are also quite dangerous to operate.
Besides ensuring that only people with expert hands are allowed to operate your earthmovers, here are a few additional guidelines to help you enhance the safety of your earthmoving operations.
Don't compromise the quality of maintenance service required for the equipment
Lubrication helps to prolong the useful life of a diamond drill bit by reducing wear induced by excessive heat as drilling is taking place. This article discusses different methods you can use to keep the drill rod cool as you use it. Use this information to avoid wearing out your diamond drill rod much sooner than designed by its manufacturer.
Use a Hose
You can get a small water hose and put it on the edge of the hole when you are drilling.