Crane Accidents

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November, 2001 Archive

Alarm As Employer Cleared in Death Case

11/29/01

United Kingdom Original Story Family Moves on 2008 Campaigners expressed concern yesterday after an employer was cleared of manslaughter, despite a “deplorable” safety policy which resulted in the decapitation of a casual worker by the jaws of a crane grab two hours after he started work. Simon Jones, 24, was Read More

Traffic Chaos Hits City After Vandals Topple Crane into River

11/28/01

Dublin, Ireland Vandals who toppled a 50-ton crane into the River Liffey brought Dublin city centre traffic to a standstill yesterday.

Accident Disrupts Utilities Service to Two Thousand

11/20/01

Cape Girardeau, Missouri The crane operator, Larry Boxdorfer, escaped without injury. Boxdorfer is a crane operator for Robinson Construction Co. of Perryville, Missouri.

Bizarre Crane-Car Accident

11/18/01

Jahor Baru, Asia A pregnant woman was killed along with her mother-in-law, daughter and the unborn baby when a crane crashed into the car they were travelling in yesterday.

One Bridge Inspector Dead, One Injured in Early Morning Accident

11/15/01

Charlestown, Massachusetts More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Collapses Near St. Paul School

11/15/01

St. Paul, Minnesota  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Injured in Crane Collapse

11/7/01

The Woodlands, Texas More information lost due to broken links.

Toppled Crane Snarls Northwest Suburban Traffic

11/1/01

Chicago, Illinois The crane is owned and operated by Crane & Steel Inc., of Addison, Illinois