Safely ahead of the game with cutting edge technology

Chapter 3: Safety is not always in numbers on construction sites

Safely ahead of the game with cutting edge technology

Safety is not always in numbers on construction sites

Due to the size and complexities of working on this site, safety was a large concern for the Fulton Hogan HEB alliance. Cutting through steep slopes, blasting away rock and using heavy machinery to move the 3.5 million cubes of earth could have been a very dangerous endeavour with so many surveyors and construction workers walking around on-site.

The safety risks associated with having survey field crews working close to machinery and on steep terrain are well understood by the joint venture. In addition to the clear productivity advantages of using the MS60 MultiStation, many of the potentially higher risk survey tasks are now carried out using the MS60 MultiStation.

“With pegs quite often being run over by machines, we have to recheck their positions. If surveyors are back in the office, it means waiting an hour for them to get to the construction site. That is a lot of downtime,” said Kelly, “Now we don’t have to wait to start moving earth. The MS60 MultiStation is great for production and for safety. And, after the initial surveying, the machine control systems take over so there’s less people on-site.”

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Story: Safely ahead of the game with cutting edge technology
Chapter 1: Overcoming construction obstacles while looking after mother nature
Chapter 2: A full array of solutions
Chapter 3: Safety is not always in numbers on construction sites
Chapter 4: Endless possibilities using Leica MS60 Multistation and Captivate software
Chapter 5: Machine control - great for production and for safety

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