Crane Accidents

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1998 Archive

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Longshoreman / Swingman Falls from Personnel Platform


California Data missing due to broken or missing links

1 Missing, 6 Hurt in Crane Accident


Baton Rouge, Louisiana Data missing due to removed or broken link

Crane Topples on H-1, Three Injured

Crane Topples Over Onto Freeway Honolulu

Honolulu Three people were injured today when a Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co. crane carrying a heavy concrete block toppled over on the H-1 Freeway. Police said the incident occured at about 9 a.m. in an eastbound lane near the the exit to Hickam Air Force Base. A Nissan Sentra hit Read More

Man Electrocuted in Power Line Accident


Data lost due to missing or removed links

Crane Operator Has Best Seat at Ballpark Site


Found: Coolest office in San Francisco. Private penthouse location with spectacular 360-degree views of bay, skyline and occasional nude sunbather. Work station comes equipped with state-of-art video game joysticks. Private rest room — working knowledge of pulleys and ropes required. Sound good? Then why isn’t there a waiting list to Read More

Crane Operator’s Leg Crushed in I-5 Construction Accident


Clark County, Nevada A 51-year-old crane operator’s leg was crushed Thursday when he was pinned inside the cab of the crane after it fell on its side. It took Clark County Fire Department’s Heavy Rescue Team 45 minutes to free the man because his legs were pinned inside the cab, Read More

Crane Causes Black-Out


Akron, Ohio An electrical shock to a crane worker at a business on Akron’s east side caused a black-out in part of the city.

Work Site Fatality Leads to Charges


Alberta, Canada Charges under Alberta?s Occupational Health and Safety Act have been laid in connection with a workplace incident that resulted in the death of one worker. Sahara Sandblasting and Painting Ltd. of Edmonton and Mr. Dave Creighton, an employee of Sahara, are charged with a total of six counts of violating Read More

Trustee Operating Crane Electrocuted


Ohio Data lost due to broken or removed links

Crane Accident Clogs Area of Days


Orlando, Florida Wind speeds in Citrus County measured 17 mph to 22 mph Monday afternoon, said the National Weather Service. Wind gusts were recorded as high as 32 mph.

Construction Worker Killed as Crane Collapses on Him


Bangkok Data lost due to broken or missing link

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