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February, 2008 Archive

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One Killed in Amba Shakti Factory Accident

02/20/08

India  More information lost due to broken links.

East Tennessee Worker Electrocuted

02/19/08

Kingsport, Tennessee  A construction worker has been electrocuted after he became entangled in a power line as he tried to exit a crane. The Kingsport Fire Department said a J.A. Street contractor died about 2 p.m. Monday when he was working on a crane that got too close to power Read More

Man Hurt in Cafe Chimney Collapse

02/18/08
Man Hurt in Cafe Chimney Collapse

United Kingdom A man is being treated in hospital for the injuries he sustained when a lorry crash caused a chimney to collapse on a cafe in Essex. The roof partially collapsed at the Blinking Owl Cafe in Rayleigh on Thursday while customers were eating. A lorry with a crane Read More

Worker Electrocuted In Harmar Township

02/18/08

Pennsylvania  More information lost due to broken links.

Miner Killed in Accident

02/16/08

Zambia  A miner at Konkola Copper Mines shaft number one in Chililabombwe has died after being accidentally hit by a crane while another is battling for his life in Konkola Mine hospital. The dead miner is William Mutambo 36, an employee of Grainker LTA contracting company and the injured is Read More

Crane Clips Power Lines; Thousands In Dark

02/15/08

Sacramento, California More information lost due to broken links.

HSL Worker Dies as Crane Overturns

02/14/08

Visakhapatnam, India A worker of Hindustan Shipyard Limited died on the spot when a crane overturned on Wednesday. Police said that Anil Kumar, 25, was a resident of NAD Kotha road. He died when the crane fell on him. Inquiry is on.

Fallen Crane Causes Road Closure

02/12/08

United Kingdom A road has been closed near Wigtoft as an over-turned crane is removed. Emergency works are undergoing to recover the crane that fell over yesterday in Green Lane, just off Spalding Road between Wigtoft and Gosberton. Lincolnshire County Council released an emergency road closure notice soon after the Read More

Man Electrocuted After Work Truck Boom Touches Power Lines

02/12/08

Canada  A man working in a southern Alberta hamlet was electrocuted when he touched a truck that had come into contact with power lines. Police and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety are investigating the incident that happened Monday evening in New Dayton, about 300 kilometres southeast of Calgary, said the Read More

Falling Steel Beam Narrowly Misses Two in Miramar

02/12/08

Florida  More information lost due to broken links.

Indian Worker Killed in Bahrain Accident

02/11/08

Bahrain  An Indian worker was killed and two others were seriously injured in a worksite accident in Bahrain, officials said on Monday. K V Abubacker, 59, was painting a crane when it fell on him and two other workers on Sunday. Kanjiraparambil Unnikrishnan, 39, and Ayyumukkil Mohammed, 43, suffered multiple Read More

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