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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.

Worker Falls at New Hospital (Material Hoist Related)


Oakdale, California Reportedly, two men were lowering a 200-pound oxygen tank from the roof to a lower level using an A-frame ( hoisting ) device to lower the tank.

Cables, Hull Break as Boat Falls Back into Cape May Harbor


Lower Township, New Jersey An attempt to raise a sunken fishing boat in Cape May Harbor failed Friday as the hull and the straps lifting the vessel broke at the same time.

Dad’s Skull Smashed in NE Horror Accident


Fraserburgh, Scotland  More information lost due to broken links.

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