Crane Accidents

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2003 Archive

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A Crane Fell on a Dwelling House in Petersburg


Saint Petersburg, Russia  In Saint Petersburg a crane fell on a nine-storey dwelling house. As RIA Novosti was told in the press centre of the Main Department of Civil Defence and Emergencies, the incident took place in the morning in the Primorsky district of the city. Rescuers from the State Read More

Construction Worker Only Slightly Injured After Fall from Holston Bridge


Knoxville, Tennessee Anderson has been an employee of Simpson Construction Co. Inc. in Cleveland for nearly a decade, said Larry Eskew, vice president of the business.

Two Injured in Garage Construction Accident


Westminster, Maryland Construction workers were riding cement beam attached to crane when slab fell, both reportedly sustain injuries

Friends, Co-Workers Can’t Save Man Pinned Under Lift


Davie, Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

Downed Poles Cut Power, Force Part of Street to Close


New Castle, Pennsylvania  Greg DePorzio of Lear Contracting, Crane and Equipment Inc., which owns the truck, said a chain connected to a crane on the truck broke, grabbed the wires and caused a chain reaction that knocking down six poles.

I-280 Crane Tips; Operator Injured


Toledo, Ohio  A man was hurt slightly yesterday when a hydraulic boom crane, capable of lifting 250 tons, that he was operating fell over at the I-280 Maumee River Crossing construction site between Front Street and Starr Avenue, authorities said.

Two Nabholz Construction Workers Were Injured when Crane Boom Fell at WCMC


Searcy, Arkansas  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Boom Narrowly Misses Neighbor


Stuart, Florida  Big Johnson Concrete Pumping workers try to find a way to remove the boom of their concrete-pumping crane from the roof of Blair and Christine Wickstrom’s home Wednesday in Stuart. The crane fell after the operator, Michael Pokornicki, pulled in an outrigger used to support the crane’s boom while the Read More

Crane Typifies Sunken Dreams


Cape Coral, Florida Equipment falls in canal as homeowner builds dock without a federal permit.

Quarry Foreman Killed by Tons of Falling Steel


Joliet, Illinois  More information lost due to broken links.

Fatal Accident on Crane Barge


Asia  More information lost due to broken links.

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