Crane Accidents

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February, 2002 Archive

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Construction Worker Killed When Crane Breaks on I-85

02/28/02

Carnesville, Georgia More information lost due to broken links.

State Officials Probe Alamance County Crane Accident

02/25/02

Burlington, North Carolina Original Story (02/22/02):  Chapel Hill Lawyer Dies After Crane Drops Concrete Form Onto His Car More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Operator Dies When Cable Hits Power Line

02/22/02

Lynnwood, Washington  More information lost due to broken links.

Chapel Hill Lawyer Dies After Crane Drops Concrete Form Onto His Car

02/22/02

Burlington, North Carolina Report Update (02/25/02):  State Officials Probe Alamance County Crane Accident Report Update (03/30/02): Contractor Fired Report Update (04/04/02):  Construction Company Fined in Death of Motorist Steven Edward Whitesell, a Chapel Hill lawyer, was killed when a crane tipped over and dropped a concrete pipe weighing thousands of pounds Read More

Traffic Mishap Leads to Death of Construction Crane Operator

02/21/02

St. Louis, Missouri  More information lost due to broken links.

Overturned 4000 Manitowoc

02/14/02
Overturned 4000 Manitowoc (1)

Texas City, Texas Here are some pictures of a 4000 Manitowoc turned over at future site of Coker at Valero’s, Texas City, site. The crane is owned by Piling Inc. The crane had a load, leads 17.000 pounds, hammer 22.000#, and piling 33.000 pounds. Gross capacity, 94.000 at 30ft. Pickup point of Read More

OSHA Begins Collapse Probe

02/14/02

 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Original Story (02/13/02):  Pittsburgh Building Collapse Kills One, Injures Others More information lost due to broken links.

Worker’s Harness Attached to Truss that Fell

02/14/02

 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Original Story (02/13/02):  Pittsburgh Building Collapse Kills One, Injures Others More information lost due to broken links.

Pittsburgh Building Collapse Kills One, Injures Others

02/13/02

 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Report Update (02/14/02): Worker’s Harness Attached to Truss that Fell Report Update (02/14/02): OSHA Begins Collapse Probe Corsi was killed when a large steel support structure consisting of several beams already joined fell from a crane that was moving it, said Steve Leeper, executive director of the Sports & Exhibition Read More

West Belfast Crane Drama

02/13/02

West Belfast Fire officers have spent nearly three hours rescuing a crane driver after his machine collapsed on the Stewartstown Road in West Belfast.

Man Injured After Crane Falls

02/12/02
Man Injured After Crane Falls (1)

Belfast, Ireland A workman has been been injured after a crane toppled over in west Belfast. The accident happened on a building site on the Stewartstown Road as the crane was being used to unload materials at about 0900 GMT on Tuesday. The man was trapped underneath the crane when Read More

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