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This is why only trained pros should use construction equipment
You’re not getting workman’s comp for that.
Whether or not the unfortunate man in this video was rising to the challenges of a new construction job, as Reddit jokingly speculated, it’s safe to say he was insufficiently prepared to operate a massive cherry picker. Unless he meant to catapult himself out of the contraption.
Let’s just agree that he’s not getting into a union anytime soon.
We’re thinking a career behind a desk could be a better fit—and safer for everyone.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'