Crane Accidents

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January, 2003 Archive

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Work Lift Collapses Downtown, Two Injured

01/16/03

Indianapolis, Indiana More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Boom Crashes Through Signal Lights

01/16/03

Friendswood, Texas The incident was sparked at 10:05 a.m. when a 1996 International crane truck, driven by John Russell Squier, 22 of Splendora, Texas struck the traffic light cables as he drove eastbound through the intersection of N. Friendswood Drive and W. Edgewood, a major intersection. The crane had apparently Read More

Large Crane Struck 25- to 30-foot Steel Vertical Beam

01/11/03

San Jose, California Three people were hurt in an accident at a construction site at 879 Blossom Hill Road in the Westfield Shopping Town-Oakridge Mall Thursday morning. A large crane struck a 25- to 30-foot steel vertical beam (estimated at 2,500 pounds), knocking it over onto a metal shed. The Read More

Crane Boom Crashes Through Dental Clinic

01/11/03

Tokyo, Japan More information lost due to broken links.

OSHA Investigating Death of Steelworker in Montco

01/8/03

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania  More information lost due to broken links.

Two Men Injured by Electrical Shock

01/8/03

Wichita, Kansas More information lost due to broken links.

A Crane Makes a House Call

01/7/03

United Kingdom More information lost due to broken links.

Lakeland Agrees To Pay Widow

01/4/03

Lakeland, Florida  Original Story (08/27/2002):  Electric Worker Killed in Accident The city of Lakeland will pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of Marc Moore, the city utility worker electrocuted on Aug. 26, attorneys said Friday. In exchange, Moore’s family will waive its rights to sue the city. The $200,000 payment Read More

Brand New Pile Driver Laid on Its Side with a 70ft. Concrete Pile in the Air

01/2/03
Brand New Pile Driver Laid on Its Side with a 70ft. Concrete Pile in the Air (1)

Sommerville, Massachusetts This photo of the crane that was used to right the toppled crane was included here to show how the cribbing is stacked under the outrigger pad. That IS NOT the proper material or placement to use in helping to stabilize the crane. Note: Raincoat on worker in background suggests Read More

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