Any time heavy machinery is being moved from one place to another, it’s important to ensure that the equipment being used for the project is both properly maintained and inspected and also that the proper equipment is being used for the task at hand. At these moments, the decision of whether to use owned equipment or to rent a different piece of machinery to ensure that the project runs smoothly is of the utmost importance.
Anything can happen on a jobsite. Your equipment could malfunction or the weather might cause a whirlwind of unexpected issues, or even worse, someone could get hurt. Unfortunately, not much can be done when circumstances such as those arise, which is why developing preventive strategies is crucial to having a successful and safe project. One of those strategies is always choosing safe and reliable lifting equipment. But the question that remains: is it safer to rent or to buy?