AU What the truck! Meet Australia's laziest construction workers
Property Here - Friday, July 12, 2013
Beeeep. Beep. Beep. Source: news.com.au
WHO gives a flying truck? They do.
A group of construction workers in Darwin was a little tired of having to head down several levels to get equipment from their truck. So they brought their vehicle to them, The NT Newsreports.
"The blokes got sick of going downstairs to the truck for stuff, so they brought the truck to the work site," the news outlet was told, as various workplace safety officials experienced aneurysms.
Cutting corners in the workplace isn't always a bad thing.
You can thank laziness for chocolate chip biscuits, for instance.
Having run out of chocolate for her cookies in 1930, Ruth Wakefield mixed a chocolate substitute into her batter, assuming that it would melt into the dough. But her corner-cutting became extraordinarily successful cookie-cutting when the biscuits were a hit.
But the records of the Darwin Awards, which detail some of the planet's most ridiculous deaths, show corner-cutting is not always advisable.
Take the rescue diver who ignored proper process and turned off the alarms on his dive computer so he could have maximum concentration.
Let's hope the vehicle at least had it's reverse beep switched on.
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