Crane Accidents

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February, 2004 Archive

Charles “Charlie” Jordan

02/17/04

Stratford, Connecticut He had been a crane operator for 33 years. He was working on the new Sikorsky Memorial Bridge at the time of his death. He and another crane operator were dismantling a section of the old bridge when tragedy happened. As they were lifting a huge, long, heavy Read More

State Fines St. Clair Shores Firm in Two Electrocution Deaths

02/10/04

St. Clair, Michigan Original Story (11/08/03):  Two Killed as Crane Contacts Power Line $16,950 a paltry sum, says one victim’s mom. According to a state report released Monday, Klee Construction Co. committed eight code violations – including one willful violation – in allowing its employees to work at a site Read More

Osha: Safety Precautions Weren’t Taken Before Fatal Crane Accident

02/10/04

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

Vosha Warns Crane Operators to Be Safe in Wake of Tragic Accident in Pennsylvania

02/8/04

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

Human Error Cited in Fatal Crane Accident

02/4/04

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