Crane Accidents

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2002 Archive

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Crane Makes House Call


United Kingdom More information lost due broken links.

Central Crane Accident

Central Crane Accident

Gary, Indiana More information lost due to broken links.  

Operator Dies In Crane Accident


Staten Island, New York More information lost due to broken links.

Truck Driver is Killed in Accident at Port Terminal


Southeast Baltimore, Maryland  More information lost due to broken links.

Mark M. Pease


Sacramento, CA Mark Pease, 44 years old, an Ironworker, Local 118, Sacramento, was killed tragically by a collapsing crane. Mark was knocked to the ground and was impaled by rebar that was not capped around the job site. Mark had a love for life. He was loved by all. He Read More

Crane Truck Topples Over at Library Building Site


Clearwater, Florida A crane truck overturned early Wednesday on Osceola Avenue at the construction site of the new main library. No one was injured in the accident, which closed Osceola from Laura Street to Drew Street from 7:15 a.m. until shortly before 1 p.m. The truck rolled over as a Read More

Construction Worker Killed in Crane Accident


Sacramento, California Woodland resident Mark Pease, the father of one, was a rigging foreman with Bragg Crane Service. He was standing next to a 35-foot prefabricated, concrete wall that was being moved into place by the 300-ton-capacity crane.

Man Dies After Crane Hits Power Lines


Perth, Australia More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Accident Delays Bridge Construction


Rochester, New York  A construction accident delayed work on the new O’Rorke Bridge on Tuesday afternoon. A Monroe County spokesperson said a crane used to move construction materials was being repositioned when it began to tip. No one was hurt as a result of the incident and the bridge was Read More

Laborer Crushed in Construction Accident


Petersburg, Virginia A 23-year-old male construction worker was killed yesterday when he was crushed by a 2,000-pound concrete slab while working to demolish the old Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge.

ALTX Will Close Gates


New York Original Story (10/31/2002):  Steel Plant Faces OSHA Fines A once-bankrupt steel plant, revived three years ago with the help of local and state incentives, will close again this December, laying off between 90 and 100 workers. Steel tube manufacturer Altx Inc. was included in Albany County’s Empire Zone Read More

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