Crane Accidents

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July, 1997 Archive

3 Iron Workers Killed in Airport Garage Collapse


Portland, Oregon Three union Iron Workers were killed July 31 when a 150-foot section of a seven-story parking garage under construction at Portland International Airport collapsed. Killed were Donn Soto, 25, of Portland, a fourth-year apprentice in Portland Iron Workers Local 29; Nick Colouzis, 55, an assistant business agent and Read More

Fall From Crane Kills Worker


Sibley, Iowa A 150-foot crane lies on the ground at a farm after it collapsed Friday morning while workers were trying to hoist a 46,000-pound generator on top of a wind turbine. A worker was killed in the accident.