Crane Accidents

Another Good Boom Wasted

02/3/01

New Iberia, Louisiana

Second report from Louisiana today — Operator started his Manitowoc 4000 on cold morning, went to safety meeting while crane was warming up. At the meeting a loud crash was heard. The boom raised up as it was warming. High angle kick out was not functioning, boom over the rear. Another good boom wasted. No one hurt.

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