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This is why only trained pros should use construction equipment

You're not getting workman's comp for that.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Posted on Jun 7, 2014   Updated on May 31, 2021, 4:29 am CDT

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.

H/T Reddit | Photo by Elliott Brown/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Jun 7, 2014, 8:00 am CDT