What is a Logging Harvester?
A logging harvester fells, de-limbs and cuts tree trunks into logs. It is a heavy piece of equipment typically used in the forestry industry. As a vehicle suitable for all types of terrain, it moves on tracks or wheels comparable to an excavator. Its head is connected to an articulated boom that is also connected to the vehicle’s main body.
Policies and legislation affect how heavy equipment operators run their businesses in order to stay profitable. They adhere to strict safety and labour standards, as well as environmental regulations. No matter how closely you try to comply with these regulations, the unexpected can happen. Logging is an industry with unique risks that sometimes cannot be avoided. When this happens, your insurance policy can be the lifeline of your business and protect it from huge financial losses that could negatively affect your cash flow.
Insurance is a critical expense for all operators of trucks and heavy equipment in Australia. At a time when premiums continue to rise and the costs of accident claims are mounting, it is a matter of finding the best value rather than the cheapest price.
Not all insurers offer the same insurance products so buyers of insurance must always beware.
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