Crane Accidents

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2002 Archive

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Man Killed In Iowa Construction Accident

12/6/02

Breda, Iowa  Bruce Owen Hicks, 50, of Sioux Falls, died Thursday when a boom of a crane collapsed and fell on him. Authorities said he was working on a bridge repair project southwest of Breda, which is about 10 miles northwest of Carroll in western Iowa.

Thirteen Hurt as Crane Falls Into Homes

12/6/02

Lourdes, France More information lost due to broken links.

Overhead Wires Electrocute Worker

12/4/02

Yakima, Washington  A man laying sewer pipe in a new home development was electrocuted when a backhoe, operated by his father, hit a powerline overhead, the Yakima County sheriff’s office said. William Anderson, 26, was pronounced dead Monday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Chuck Anderson, 63, the owner of Central Concrete Read More

Accident Slows Transport of a Campbell Crane for Cooks Chasm Bridge Construction

11/30/02

Yachats, Oregon  More information lost due to broken links.

Trapped Worker Injured; Now in Critical Condition

11/28/02

Wichita, Kansas More information lost due to broken links.

OSHA Cites Weymouth, Mass., Employer in Waltham Tipover Death, Stresses Need for Proper Worker Training to Prevent Similar Deaths

11/26/02

Waltham, Massachusetts Brite Lite Electrical Co., Inc., of Weymouth, Mass., has been cited for four alleged serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and faces $14,700 in fines following the Nov. 24 death of Dennis O’Neil of Tewksbury, Mass. O’Neill was working in the bucket of an aerial Read More

Crane Falls on Home During Battle With Tree

11/23/02

Albuquerque, New Mexico More information lost due to broken links.

Containers ‘Spill Like Dominoes’ at Port

11/22/02

United Kingdom More information lost due to broken links.

Father-Son Painting Duo Killed in Electrical Accident

11/20/02

Cowarts, Alabama More information lost due to broken links.

Another Power Line Contact Involving a Bucket Truck

11/19/02
Another Power Line Contact Involving a Bucket Truck

Port Charlotte, Florida  Two  electrical workers were injured.

Construction Accident Pins Worker Beneath Elevator Mechanism

11/17/02

Daytona Beach, Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

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