A construction incident was recently reported in Adelaide where a worker’s head was crushed, and he almost lost his life. The labor hire company was issued a $ 150000 fine by the industrial court that convicted and fined the company involved for failing to maintain a safe workplace and environment for workers. This case has been eye opening for many companies in the construction, mining and other industries that do a lot of lifting and moving of heavy weights. They now understand that responsibility of the safety of a workplace lies on their shoulders. The gantry crane and other lifting equipment have come to help eliminate the risks involved with manual handling injuries. Below are some of the things that a company can employ to ensure the safety of workers is paramount at the workplace.