Crane Accidents

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October, 1998 Archive

Fine for Worker Casualty


North Iowa Clear Lake company has been fined $25,200 following an August accident in which a Hampton man was killed. More data lost due to broken link.

3 Workers Burned When Crane Hits Power Line


Oakland, California ALAMEDA COUNTY – Construction at a freeway job site will be suspended for several days after three workers were burned when their crane hit a power line early yesterday, authorities said. The accident happened about 1 a.m. near the junction of Highways 13 and 24 as the workers Read More

Crane Topples Knocking Out Power at Homes


Seattle, Washington MERCER ISLAND – A construction-crane operator escaped injury this morning on Mercer Island when his rig toppled as he was raising a concrete culvert. The accident downed power lines and caused an electricity outage near Southeast 33rd Street and 94th Avenue Southeast. Firefighters said the crane was loading Read More

GG Man Electrocuted at Golf Course Construction Site


Naples, Florida Data lost due to broken or missing links