Crane Accidents

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June, 1999 Archive

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LSU Crane Accident Kills One Worker, Injures Two


Baton Rouge, Louisiana Details lost due to broken or missing link. Fines proposed in August  

2250 Manitowoc Fell


Sparrows Point, Maryland A 2250 Manitowoc with Max tower, twisted out of air and fell across a ac535 Demag, multiple injuries.

Three Workers Injured After Crane Topples


Naperville, Illinois Neighbors watched for nearly two hours as rescue workers from Naperville and other towns struggled to free a utility worker who was pinned by a boom truck that toppled beneath high-tension wires Monday afternoon in Bolingbrook. Two workers, who were connecting power cables to utility towers, crashed to Read More

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