Whether you own an extermination business or one that offers waterproofing services, your workers will often need to go into tight areas to do their jobs. They may need to work inside tight crawlspaces or have to position themselves inside walls. Even if your workers only provide residential services, there are always risks involved when working in tight, confined areas. Besides giving your employees detailed information about how to work in these areas, there are a couple of benefits to making sure that they take confined space entry courses as part of their training.
- Are you thinking of applying to get a heavy rigid licence? You may recognise some opportunities to earn some money by having such a licence, as you can get involved in the distribution trade that is particularly busy at the moment. Yet you will need to learn how to drive such a vehicle as the technique involved is very different to that of a typical car or ute. What do you need to know about the braking capability, as one example?
- You may have noticed an increased call for heavy truck drivers across Australia. Much of this is due to a boost in demand for deliveries following the pandemic, but there is no sign of any slowdown in the near future. So, in this case, you may be thinking about getting a job driving one of these vehicles and taking advantage of good pay and conditions. However, it's not as easy as you think to jump behind the wheel, and you may need to adjust your driving habits accordingly.