The Tradie Mayhem page on Facebook shows some of the craziest things happening on work sites around Australia.

We’ve put together a gallery of the top 10 most ‘liked’ photos over the last six months…


1.

“Not a good start to Friday.”

Plaster truck fail

Top comment: “Drifted in.”

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2.

“Know anyone else too tight to buy a trailer? Would love to know what speed those tyres are rated to!”

Cement mixer being towed

Top comment: “Must be old school, guess you young whipper snapper’s have never seen a mixer towed before!”

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3.

“New 350mm angle grinder discs.”

Angle grinder

Top comment: “They can’t handle it cause the 4 and 5 inches spin 2 1/2 time quicker so the blades explode. Dumbest thing u can do.”

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4.

“Beautiful…”

Close houses 2

Close houses

Top comment: “Because there’s alot of dead heads out there who don’t give a **** and take no pride in their work. Probably on the glass barby. Should loose license and never be allowed near a building site again.”

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5.

“Kids…”

High viz kids

Top comment: “Flogs.”

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6.

“Saw this posted in the comments over on Stolen Tradies Gear. Classic!”

Stolen tradies gear sign

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7.

“Been a whilst since we posted a nail injury. This one should do…”

Nail gun in eye

Top comment: “Dont poke your head around a corner when ive got a paslode in my hand. This could happen to you.”

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8.

“The guy that installed the mirror said the electrician put the power point in after he installed it. True.”

Mirror power point.

Top comment: “Its a wonder they didn’t blame it on the plumber like everything else.”

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9.

“Hold on!”

Plasterers up high.

Top comment: “The problem with our industry is that there is no conformity….  Plumbers and sparkies all have a set minimum rate across the board and minimum conditions and so service and quality is the selling point.  We can put as many terms and conditions in our contract and builders just don’t give a **** and there are people out there that will do stupid **** like this for too cheap and so we end up competing with terms and conditions first and quality of product and service second…”

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10.

“At least we can now see if there is any movement in the building in years to come…”

Level in formwork

Top comment: “If you want ur level back its just near the wall.”

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If any of these photos make you think that insurance might be a good idea, then Trade Risk are the team to speak with.

We look after thousands of tradies from all over Australia, with everything including public liability, tool insurance, income protection and more.

For a quote please click here or call our team on 1800 808 800.


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