Crane Accidents

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May, 1998 Archive

Crane Topples on H-1, Three Injured

05/29/98
Crane Topples Over Onto Freeway Honolulu

Honolulu Three people were injured today when a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. crane carrying a heavy concrete block toppled over on the H-1 Freeway. Police said the incident occured at about 9 a.m. in an eastbound lane near the the exit to Hickam Air Force Base. A Nissan Sentra hit Read More

Man Electrocuted in Power Line Accident

05/26/98

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Crane Operator Has Best Seat at Ballpark Site

05/23/98

Found: Coolest office in San Francisco. Private penthouse location with spectacular 360-degree views of bay, skyline and occasional nude sunbather. Work station comes equipped with state-of-art video game joysticks. Private rest room — working knowledge of pulleys and ropes required. Sound good? Then why isn’t there a waiting list to Read More

Crane Operator’s Leg Crushed in I-5 Construction Accident

05/22/98

Clark County, Nevada A 51-year-old crane operator’s leg was crushed Thursday when he was pinned inside the cab of the crane after it fell on its side. It took Clark County Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team 45 minutes to free the man because his legs were pinned inside the cab, Read More

Crane Causes Black-Out

05/19/98

Akron, Ohio An electrical shock to a crane worker at a business on Akron’s east side caused a black-out in part of the city.