High Point, North Carolina It is reported that a construction worker was killed when a crane collapsed at a north High Point construction site. It was caused by a mechanical failure.
Belmar, New Jersey Original Story (07/29/2002): Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported Human error is being blamed for the July 29 accident in which a 116-ton concrete beam broke, crashed into the existing bridge, then fell into the Shark River along with part of a crane during Read More
United Kingdom A SON saw his father killed in the hold of a ship as he helped unload cargo at a Merseyside dock. Foreman Jeffrey Swan, 53, from Ellesmere Port was crushed between a crane and the hold of a cargo ship at Seaforth Docks. His son, who also works Read More
Swansea, South Wales Police and health and safety experts are continuing their inquiries into the death of a 22-year-old man killed in a charity bungee jump in Swansea. South Wales Police believe Christopher Thomas’ safety harness snapped moments after he leapt from a 180ft-high crane. Eyewitnesses said Mr Thomas, who Read More
St Petersburg, Russia A construction crane crashed to the ground in St. Petersburg on Monday, killing a 7-year-old child and injuring three other people, authorities said. The injured – two women and a 3-year-old child – were hospitalized, authorities said. Their conditions were not immediately available. The accident occurred in Read More