Crane Accidents

Port Worker Crushed by Iron Ore in Crane Failure


Brownsville, Texas

OSHA Texas is investigating the fatal accident in the port of Brownsville on the Mexican border on Tuesday in which Rogelio Ramirez, 33, was crushed by a falling load of iron ore when a metal claw parted company from the steel cable linking it to the crane unloading some 70K tons of ore from the Greek ship Dimitris.

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