Crane Accidents

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August, 2002 Archive

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Crane Hits Wires, Knocks Out Power

08/31/02

Racine, Wisconsin  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Hurt in Marysville

08/29/02

 Marysville, Washington More information lost due to broken links.

Electric Worker Killed in Accident

08/27/02

Lakeland, Florida  Report Update (11/16/2002):  Broken Rules Cited In Death Report Update (01/04/2003):  Lakeland Agrees To Pay Widow Four others in crew hurt when boom hits power line.

Man Dies after Bungee Accident

08/27/02
Man Dies after Bungee Accident

Swansea, South Wales Police and health and safety experts are continuing their inquiries into the death of a 22-year-old man killed in a charity bungee jump in Swansea. South Wales Police believe Christopher Thomas’ safety harness snapped moments after he leapt from a 180ft-high crane. Eyewitnesses said Mr Thomas, who Read More

Child Killed by Falling Crane in St. Petersburg

08/26/02

St Petersburg, Russia A construction crane crashed to the ground in St. Petersburg on Monday, killing a 7-year-old child and injuring three other people, authorities said. The injured – two women and a 3-year-old child – were hospitalized, authorities said. Their conditions were not immediately available. The accident occurred in Read More

Fatal Accident at Wilson Bridge Construction Site

08/24/02

Oxon Hill, Maryland  More information lost due to broken links.

Construction Elevator Accident Kills Two Workers

08/24/02

New York  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Operator Killed

08/21/02

Africa More information lost due to broken links.

Worker is Shocked by Lightning

08/20/02

Hoboken, New Jersey More information lost due to broken links.

Ironworker Crushed by Falling Beam

08/17/02

West Terre Haute, Indiana More information lost due to broken links.

Streetlight Accident Kills Workmen

08/14/02
Streetlight Accident Kills Workmen

Scotland  Police have named two men who died after being electrocuted while working on streetlighting in the west of Scotland. The accident took place on Wednesday morning on the outskirts of Kilmacolm, Inverclyde. Ross Cockburn, 32, of Haigs Road, Johnstone, Renfrewshire, and Gary Moncrieff, 22, of Bruce Road, Paisley, were taken Read More

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