A Sheep Foot Compactor, also known as pad foot, is mostly used in road construction sites. The main purpose for this machinery is compression of the surface to prepare for the next phase of construction. This compactor compresses surfaces to high levels of compaction density.
There are dangers that accompany operation of sheep foot compactors. Failing trench edges can cause injuries and loose rocks may fall due to vibrations. This machinery is also expensive and repairs or replacement costs can be staggering.
Whether you lease out or operate compaction equipment and machinery, you are exposed to certain risks that could give rise to astronomical expenditure for the business. These expenses would negatively impact your bottom line and profitability.
It is imperative for machinery operators to practice risk assessment and control. Aside from safety precautions in the workplace and machinery maintenance, obtaining a comprehensive insurance cover is the smartest move to make. While you can try to prevent accidents from happening and plan for smooth operations of the business, unforeseen events can strike anytime. A single accident claim can cost you thousands of dollars, along with legal expenses and other liabilities.
It makes sense to protect your business and your future. Don’t leave things to chance. By talking to the right insurance providers you can make sure that your business runs smoothly, even if bad things happen.
At Earthmoving Insurance HQ we specialise in heavy machinery insurance. We can organise all the insurance you need for your Sheep Foot Compactor and any other insurance you may require, for any further information or quotes call our team on 1300 815 344 or go online and request a quote.