London, United Kingdom
A crane operator was injured in the UK yesterday when a load of timber flooring fell from an upper storey on his cab.
The crane a compact city All Terrain crane was working on a building in Chelsea Harbour, London loading the flooring material onto the fifth floor when some of it fell.
The cab had a protective grill over the skylight but, it was not sufficiently strong to withstand the falling timber. He was treated for head, arm and leg injuries and taken to a local hospital.
Category: Accident Report