Crane Accidents

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August, 2003 Archive

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Construction Worker Hurt in Accident on Job


Olathe, Kansas More information lost due to broken links.

Workplace Accident Kills Architect


Port Macquarie, Australia  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Causes Small Fire, Outage


 San Diego, California  A boom from a crane truck knocked down overhead lines and caused a small fire and power outage in Rancho Penasquitos today, authorities said. The boom hit the power lines about 10:40 a.m. at 12350 Black Mountain Road, a San Diego Fire Department dispatcher said. No one Read More

Man Escapes Injury as Crane Crashes


Jackson Township, Pennsylvania More information lost due to broken links.

Lake Worth Crane Accident Delays Tri-rail, Cuts off Electricity


Lake Worth, Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Working on Pinners Point Project Collapses


Portsmouth, Virginia A 200-ton crane helping to build the West Norfolk Bridge on Highway 164 in Portsmouth partially collapsed Tuesday afternoon, knocking six concrete girders into the water. Officials say the crane was on a one-foot-thick wooden mat, setting the concrete girders into place on the Pinners Point Project, when Read More

Bridge Blocked by Downed Crane


Texoma, Oklahoma Motorists using the Highway 25 bridge over Beaver Creek near FM 367 should have been driving over the new bridge there tonight. Unfortunately the delays and detours will last a bit longer. A huge crane picking up the concrete traffic lane barriers toppled onto the semi truck it Read More

JLG Worker Dies in Plant Accident


Southhampton, Pennsylvania  More information lost due to broken links.

Hewden Faces £16m Bill Over Crane Deaths


United Kingdom Hewden Stuart, the Glasgow plant hire group, faces a damages bill of more than £16m after losing a legal case over a fatal accident. The Court of Appeal has rejected Hewden’s claim over the collapse of a crane at Canary Wharf in 2000, when three workers died. The Read More

Third Man Identified in Crane Electrocution


Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Falls from Truck Lift


Holland TWP, New Jersey More information lost due to broken links.

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