Crane Accidents

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May, 2002 Archive

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Worker Crushed After Crane Hits Cable Holding Steel Frame (Rebar Cage)

05/15/02
Worker Crushed After Crane Hits Cable Holding Steel Frame (Rebar Cage)

San Diego, California A 31-year-old man working on the San Diego Trolley extension was killed yesterday when a crane accident led to the collapse of an 80-foot column being built to support a bridge, authorities said. The 12:12 p.m. accident west of Waring Road apparently happened when part of the Read More

Man Injured on WGTN Waterfront

05/15/02

Wellington, New Zealand  More information lost due to broken links.

Wire Goes Down on Bridge, Sparking Fire, Disrupting Traffic

05/9/02
Wire Goes Down on Bridge, Sparking Fire, Disrupting Traffic

Auburn, Maine More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Driver Up in the Air

05/4/02
Crane Driver Up in the Air

Perth, Australia A 40-year-old man was lucky to escape injury yesterday when the 175-tonne crane he was operating tipped backwards, leaving him stuck several metres off the ground in the cab. The man had been using the crane to lift a 27.3-tonne concrete slab on a building site in the Read More

Crane Drops Load of Steel

05/3/02

Manhattan, New York  More Than 6 Tons Of Steel Tumble To Ground In Midtown Construction Accident.

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