Crane Accidents

Crane Accident at San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

06/3/01

San Onofre, California

Update (09/04/2001):  Safety Lessons Learned

It is reported that a 40-ton mobile crane was damaged Wednesday after it fell 40 feet to the ground.

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Reportedly, the mobile crane fell when one of several slings attaching it to a larger Gantry crane was loosened.

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