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August, 2001 Archive

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Power Line Carrying 230,000 Volts Burns Construction Worker

08/31/01

Fremont, California In what Fremont firefighters called an “extraordinary” survival, a 22-year-old construction worker was listed in fair condition after coming too close to a transmission line. The electrical jolt that hit Adolfo Diaz of San Leandro was so powerful that it ripped a four-foot-wide hole in the asphalt under Read More

Construction Worker Crushed By Crane

08/30/01

Tampa, Florida The accident happened Tuesday at 6 p.m. at 5801 Commerce St. (Tuesday August 21, 2001) Kenneth Douglas Oliver, 47, of 4803 Ingraham St. was working on the ground near a large crane when the crane pinned him against a concrete beam, police said. Oliver, who worked for Standard Read More

Construction Worker Killed in Gardnerville Accident

08/30/01

Gardnerville, Nevada More information lost due to broken links.

Close Call at Eckerd Site

08/29/01

 Ithaca, New York  Two construction workers escaped serious injury Tuesday morning when a crane lowering a steel beam into place at an unfinished store on Meadow Street tipped over, crashing into the site.

Man Gets Probation for Party Tragedy

08/25/01

Gaylord, Michigan  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Kills Iron Worker

08/22/01

Augusta, Georgia An 18-year-old construction worker was killed Wednesday in an accident near the UCB Chemical Corp. on Revco Road in North Augusta. Damion Ashley Heard, an ironworker from Decatur, Ala., died about 2:45 p.m. while working to secure a crane for travel on a boom truck, said UCB Vice Read More

Business as Usual at Shopping Arcade After Crane Accident

08/22/01

Singapore More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Topples at Queens College

08/21/01

New York  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Injured When Crane Line Snaps

08/20/01

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Crash Shock

08/11/01

Aberdeen, Scotland, UK STAFF at a North Sea service company in Aberdeen had a lucky escape yesterday when the jib of a 90-tonne mobile crane crashed through the roof of a workshop.

Forman Crushed To Death at Site

08/10/01

New York More information lost due to broken links.

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