Crane Accidents

Unlicensed Crane Operator Tips Crane Behind Police Academy

06/13/00

New Mexico

The State of New Mexico, which has a crane operator license requirement, had a state owned crane operated by a unlicensed operator sitting on its rear bumper behind the State Police Academy. Two cranes will attempt to upright the crane tomorrow. The crane was being moved on uneven ground with 150ft of boom in the air and it is a 30ton conventional crane. The operator Don “Bull” Kennedy had to be extracted with a manlift.

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