Crane Accidents

Crane Operator Injured in Timber Fall

07/5/12

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.

Timber Falls on Crane Operator

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.

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