Crane Accidents

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1998 Archive

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Wind Brings Crane Crashing Down


Florida Data lost due to broken or missing link

Crane Operator Unhurt in River Spill


South Bend, Indiana A 49-year-old South Bend man escaped serious injury when the crane he was operating fell into the St. Joseph River about 9:30 a.m. Friday at the construction of the new Darden Road bridge.

Crane Falls on I-64


A giant boom on a construction crane fell to the ground from the Jefferson Highway over-pass yesterday, causing a two-car accident on Interstate 64, and blocking traffic for hours. The drivers of the vehicles were treated for minor injuries and released. The crane operator suffered from a minor cut on Read More

Work Site Fatality Near Fort McMurray Results in Charges


Alberta, Canada Work Site Fatality near Fort McMurray Results in Charges Charges, under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, have been laid against L. Robert Enterprises Ltd. of Fort McMurray and Sydney Matthew McKay. The prosecution results from an Alberta Labour investigation into a workplace fatality that occurred on January 15, 1998. Read More

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