Used Construction Machinery – How to Stay Safe on Site with IPS

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When it comes to construction sites, safety is paramount. As construction professionals navigate their projects, the reliability of machinery and adherence to safety protocols become crucial components of a successful operation. In this blog post, we’ll explore the world of used construction machinery, focusing on safety measures and how International Plant Sales ensures a secure working environment. From used plant machinery to Komatsu equipment, let’s discuss the machines available and underscore the importance of staying safe on site.

Used Construction Machinery at International Plant Sales

IPS is a trusted source for high-quality used construction machinery, offering a diverse range of equipment that meets industry standards for reliability and performance. From excavators to dumpers and rollers, IPS’ inventory includes reputable brands such as Komatsu, ensuring that construction professionals have access to reliable machines.

  • Used Plant Machinery:

Our selection of used plant machinery caters to the diverse needs of construction projects. This includes excavators, mini diggers, and loaders, all thoroughly inspected to ensure they meet the highest quality standards. The availability of used plant machinery allows for cost-effective solutions without compromising on performance.

  • Used Komatsu for Sale:

Komatsu is synonymous with reliability in the construction industry, and International Plant Sales proudly offers used Komatsu equipment for sale. These machines, known for their durability and advanced features, undergo rigorous checks to ensure they meet the stringent requirements set by both Komatsu and IPS.

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Safety Measures on Construction Sites


  1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Wearing the appropriate PPE is non-negotiable on construction sites. This includes hard hats, high-visibility jackets, steel-toed boots, and any other gear necessary for specific tasks. 

  1. Visibility and Communication:

Maintaining visibility is crucial when operating or working near construction machinery. IPS emphasises the use of high-visibility jackets and the importance of not manoeuvring machines if there is limited visibility. Clear communication through the use of radios and hand signals adds an extra layer of safety.

  1. Proper Training:

IPS advocates for proper training before operating any construction machinery. Ensuring that operators are well-versed in the specific equipment they handle minimises the risk of accidents and enhances overall site safety. Why not enquire with the Diggerland Plant Training School for more details on how to ensure you have the required training to operate.

  1. Horn Usage:

The use of horns on construction machinery is a simple yet effective safety measure. Operators can use the horn to alert others of their presence, especially in areas with restricted visibility or when moving machinery.

  1. Regular Equipment Inspections:

International Plant Sales’ recommendations for ultimate safety suggest regular inspections of the machinery you use. Ensuring that each piece of equipment meets safety and performance standards is integral to maintaining a secure working environment.

Prioritising Safety with International Plant Sales

Navigating a construction site requires a combination of reliable machinery and strict adherence to safety protocols. IPS understands the importance of both aspects, offering a range of used construction machinery that aligns with industry standards for quality and safety.

By prioritising safety measures such as PPE, visibility, proper training, and regular equipment inspections, International Plant Sales contributes to the creation of a secure working environment. Whether you’re in need of used plant machinery or considering buying a Komatsu for sale, IPS ensures that your investment not only meets but exceeds safety expectations.

Choose IPS for your used construction machinery needs, and build with confidence, knowing that safety is at the forefront of every machine they offer. Stay safe on site with International Plant Sales, where reliability and security go hand in hand.

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Used Diggers For Sale At IPS

International Plant Sales are specialists in selling used plant equipment. When you purchase equipment from us, you can rest easy in the knowledge that you’re buying from a reputable company. All of our machinery comes to us directly from either H. E. SERVICES (Plant Hire) Ltd or Diggerland theme parks. Both of which purchase their machines from new. Meaning our machines all have only one previous owner. You can view all of our machinery currently for sale here

When you buy used machinery from IPS, you’ll have the added benefits of:

  • We can arrange global shipping
  • Machinery is fully refurbished by The Finishing Touch team
  • Warranty included on all machinery sales

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the IPS team today.

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Information correct as of 22/11/23

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