The recent boom collapse in Manhattan, New York resulted in the death of Michael Simermeyer. Ironically, the same building inspector, Patrick McGarrigle, on site who failed to check a cable involved in the accident was also connected with an fatal crane accident in 2008.
Report Update (8/23/03): Third Man Identified in Crane Electrocution
Report Update (09/01/03): Wires a Constant Danger for Cranes
Report Update (2/04/04): Human Error Cited in Fatal Crane Accident
Report Update (2/08/04): Vosha Warns Crane Operators to Be Safe in Wake of Tragic Accident in Pennsylvania
Report Update (2/10/04): Osha: Safety Precautions Weren’t Taken Before Fatal Crane Accident
Report Update (8/22/04): Families File Suit in Crane Accident
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Tags: Electrocuted, Power Lines
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