Crane Accidents

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October, 2001 Archive

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Father, Son Electrocuted at Work Site

10/27/01

Kingston, Ontario, Canada Jim Clement, 56, and his son Ryan Clement, 26, were both killed shortly after 1:00 a.m. (working at night) Friday when a crane truck from Trenton Crane Service came into contact with overhead high-voltage wires, electrocuting the pair. Apparently working at night, driving with the boom up, they made Read More

Crane Topples Over at Rock Prairie Construction Site

10/25/01

College Station, Texas  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Workers Die Falling From Condo

10/25/01

Osaka, Japan  Another was critically injured shortly before noon Thursday after the two fell from a condominium under construction in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, firefighters said.

Accident Injures Worker Critically

10/18/01

Bellevue, Washington  A 41-year-old Woodinville man was in critical condition last night at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a piece of construction equipment he was operating teetered off a flatbed truck and slammed into the ground. The accident occurred about 3 p.m. yesterday just north of Northeast Eighth Street Read More

I-99 Steel Worker Injured After Beam Slips From Crane

10/16/01

State College, Pennsylvania  More information lost due to broken links.

Condo Occupants Narrowly Escape Toppled Crane

10/15/01

Gulf Shores, Alabama More information lost due to broken links.

Man, 41, in Good Condition After Crane Runs Over Him

10/11/01

Michigan  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Flips Snarling I-65 Traffic

10/10/01

Lacon, Alabama A Rogersville man, David W. Roach, 35, was injured Tuesday when he reportedly lost control of the huge 180-ton Barnhart crane he was driving northbound on I-65 down Lacon Mountain, struck a guardrail and flipped upside down in the median, snarling southbound interstate traffic for more than five hours.

Man Electrocuted in Crane Accident

10/10/01

Melbourne, Australia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Topples Over Near World Trade Centre

10/10/01

Singapore 

Worker’s Leg Crushed by Concrete Beam

10/9/01

Biloxi, Mississippi A construction worker helping to demolish the old Gold Shore Casino building on U.S. 90 was injured around 3 p.m. on Monday when a concrete beam fell across the cab of his crane, trapping him inside and crushing his leg. Officials with the Biloxi Fire Department said rescue Read More

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