2012 was another vintage year for safety blunder pictures. Here are our top five examples of on-site idiocy
You need to know you can rely on someone if you’re about to attempt this manoeuvre. Sent by Mark Bodger in January.
A mini-digger is used to hammer in a hand-held post – as observed by Chris Abell in Wimbledon, published in April.
Searching for the light
A slightly flawed set-up of emergency lighting taken by Chris Mann, also published in April.
Bit of a stretch
Tim Walsingham spotted this ingenious cherry picker/ladder interface in Norfolk, back in June.
Going up …
A novel way of removing demolition material from a flat in Amsterdam, sent by Simon Patrick in July.
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