Rose Morrison, Managing Editor, Renovated.com
It goes without saying, but construction equipment failure can have significant consequences. These can include downtime, high repair costs or even injury. Some types of malfunctions are more common than others. This is due to the environmental conditions construction equipment is exposed to or the components that are put under the most strain on a typical worksite. Knowing these types of equipment malfunctions and their causes is a great way to improve equipment management practices and make a construction site safer and reduce costs.
An electrical failure can be a major risk on any jobsite with power-generated equipment or heavy machinery. It can lead to electrocution, fire and damage to machines. The causes for electrical failure can vary significantly. Read more.