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October, 2002 Archive

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Steel Plant Faces OSHA Fines


New York Report Update (12/09/2002):  ALTX Will Close Gates ALTX faces $71,000 in penalties for violations found after death.

One Dead, Three Injured In Collapse Of Water Tower


Granville County, North Carolina A water tower under construction in Granville County collapsed Wednesday morning, killing one person and injuring three others.

Nova Scotia Bridge Closed After Crane Collapse Leaves Structure Sagging


Margaree Harbour, Nova Scotia More information lost due to broken links.

South Padre Island, Texas


 South Padre Island, Texas On October 23, 2002 a crane hoisting a load failed and dropped the load on a construction worker on a high rise project. We cannot report anything further at this time since there is an ongoing OSHA investigation.

Crane Accident Leaves Container Vessels Stranded at P&O Ports, Chennai terminal


Chennai, India Normal work at the Chennai Container Terminal, operated by P&O Ports, was badly affected during the week following a fatal accident on October 13. Senior port officials said operations inside the port are expected to return to normal as of October 25. Due to the accident, a quay crane Read More

Falling Crane Kills Worker


Petaling Jaya, Malaysia A construction worker was killed when a crane collapsed on him as he was tying iron rods to its hook, in Damansara on Monday. Lim Meng Kion, 43, from Labu in Negri Sembilan, suffered severe head injuries during the 5:00 p.m. mishap. His colleagues escaped unhurt. Police do Read More

City Construction Worker Electrocuted


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

Crane Falls at Boone Hospital


Columbia, Missouri  More information lost due to broken links.

Miracle Escape as Girders Fall Off Crane


United Kingdom  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Damages Equipment, Causes Small Chlorine Leak; No One Injured


Ingleside, Texas  More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Injured In Crane Collapse Near State Capitol


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Two people were injured today when a 30-foot section of a construction crane collapsed near the state Capitol.

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