Crane Accidents

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2001 Archive

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Three Workers Were Injured When the Roof They Were Constructing Collapsed

12/27/01

Auburn, New York The injured men were working for Cristantiello Construction Co, Inc., putting the final roof truss in place at Taro Manufacturing, Co., Inc. The 800-pound truss hit another causing the roof and walls to cave in. Those injured were Paul Querns (hand injury), Norm Taylor, (head injury) Jim Read More

Falling Crane Kills Five, Many Injured, in Chinese School

12/27/01
Falling Crane Kills Five, Many Injured, in Chinese School

Tianshui, China Five people, including four children have been killed in western China after a construction crane toppled onto a school building. More than 90 people were injured in the accident in the town of Tianshui in Gansu province. Nineteen students have been admitted to hospital, three in critical condition. Read More

Accident at Toyota Kills Man Sunday

12/26/01

Georgetown, Kentucky The operator was James Cline, of local 181. More information lost due to broken links.

Alcoa Worker Seriously Injured

12/26/01

Blount County, Tennessee More information lost due to broken links.

Philomath Man Injured in Logging Accident

12/21/01

Philomath, Oregon A Philomath man was injured Saturday in an industrial logging accident according to Lincoln County Sheriff’s reports, a crew from Bruer’s Contract Cutting of Philomath was attempting to set up a crane in a logging operation, and while doing so, a cable snapped. The crane boom collapsed and Read More

A Crew Was Erecting Precast Wall When the Lifting Lugs Failed

12/20/01
A Crew Was Erecting Precast Wall When the Lifting Lugs Failed (1)

Location unknown As per the report sender, “It seems it was an engineering problem rather than a rigging problem. The crane is a 100 ton Link-Belt. The panel was removed without any further harm.”  

Sign Worker Electrocuted

12/17/01

Wellington, Texas An Amarillo man died Thursday night when he was electrocuted while working on a sign. Thomas Franklin Bittle, 40, an employee of Hoarel Sign Co. in Amarillo, was working on the Dairy Queen sign in Wellington out of a bucket on a hydraulic lift when he apparently was Read More

Teenager Electrocuted When Crane Contacted Power Line

12/17/01

Belfast, Ireland  More information lost due to broken links.

Only Minor Injuries After Crane Drops Roof on Home

12/12/01

Franklin, New Hampshire More information lost due to broken links.

Roofer Killed as Boom Hits Power Line

12/11/01
Roofer Killed as Boom Hits Power Line

Lutz, Florida Roofer Jeff Poole had a lot to celebrate on Monday. He went to his first Buccaneers game on Sunday and was eager to tell his co-workers all about it. It was his last game. Poole was electrocuted Monday morning while working at a house in the Ranch Lake Read More

Man Killed After Falling from Lifeboat Being Removed from Freighter

12/10/01

Vancouver, Canada  More information lost due to broken links.

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