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Man Survives a Crane Accident

04/2/10
Crane Smashes into Worker

A drill bit attached to a drilling rig at a North Austin construction site fell Thursday morning onto a nearby truck with a construction worker inside. Workers had just finished up drilling around 11:30 a.m. and were taking a lunch break when the crane assembly fell at the Shell gas Read More

Man Killed in Local Steel Plant Incident Remembered as Quality Driver

03/18/10

Murfreesboro, Tenneesee Forty-nine-year-old Victor Ray “Chip” Chipman climbed into his big rig and headed to Steel Technologies in Murfreesboro Wednesday to pick up a load of solid steel coils weighing more than 5,000 a piece not knowing it would be the last load he would ever attempt to haul. Chipman Read More

Kay Lim Construction Ordered to Stop Work After Crane Accident

03/17/10
Tower Crane Dismantling Turn Fatal Singapore 2010

Singapore The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has ordered Kay Lim Construction to stop work at the site where a crane accident killed one worker and injured three others on Wednesday evening. The ministry’s Occupational Safety and Health Division responded immediately to the crane incident at the construction worksite in Punggol Read More

Worker Hurt in Construction Accident at Lower Merion High

03/1/10

Pennsylvania A “high lift” inside the new Lower Merion High School, which is under construction, fell this afternoon, injuring a worker, township police said. The industrial accident occurred at 3:44 p.m. at Montgomery Avenue and School House Lane. Classes dismiss at 2:30. Initials reports indicated that injuries to the worker Read More

Fatality Caused by Load Falling From Crane

02/10/10

United Kingdom, England Workman dies on Hampshire Rose Bowl cricket ground project A construction worker has died at Hampshire Rose Bowl cricket ground. Police have named the man as Philip Carsley from North Yorkshire. It is believed he was struck by a concrete block that fell during lifting operations at the site near Southampton. Emergency team efforts fail to save workman The Hampshire Read More

EnergySolutions Employee Hurt in Accident; Bear Creek Operations Shut Down

02/4/10

Oak Ridge, Tennessee An employee at the EnergySolutions’ Bear Creek Facility in Oak Ridge was airlifted to a Knoxville hospital today after he was injured in an accident. Operations at the radioactive-waste processing plant were shut down immediately afterwards, and the accident is under investigation, the company said. According to Read More

Worker Crushed to Death at Construction Site

01/16/10

Ocala, Florida An Orlando construction worker died after a heavy metal beam fell on him at an Ocala site. Ocala Fire Rescue reports that 40-year-old Victor Lizarraga was attaching a safety cable to the beam Friday morning when it fell. He was working for Metal-Bilt Construction LLC, an Orlando-based subcontractor Read More

2 Vici Men Die After Oil Rig Accident Involving Crane

11/18/09

Elk City, Oklahoma An oil rig accident involving a crane has killed two Vici men who worked for an Oklahoma City-based company. Kathy Willingham, the human resources director for Cactus Drilling Co., says Randy Baumann died at the scene of the accident in Elk City about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read More

Construction Worker Killed in Accident in Verona

10/23/09

Verona, Pennsylvania A man was killed yesterday when he was struck by falling concrete in a construction accident at Longwood at Oakmont, an assisted living facility in Verona. An initial investigation suggests Yamil Gonzalez, 29, was working on the fourth floor of a structure when a crane lifting materials struck Read More

Two Men Injured in Fall From Grain Silos in Lake Odessa

10/8/09

Lake Odessa, Michigan  State safety authorities were at a grain elevator today after two men were injured, one critically when he fell 120 feet after a crane basket he was inside collapsed. The 37-year-old Allegan man, working for Agri Equipment of Allegan, was taken to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital by Read More

Construction Worker Killed When Wall Falls

09/16/09

Lake Charles, Louisiana  Officials say a construction worker died and one suffered serious injuries after a frame wall fell on them. Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office chief investigator Zeb Johnson said a 14-foot wall was being lifted into place on a Lake Charles construction site Tuesday when it fell on the Read More

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