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February, 2008 Archive
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
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
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
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
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
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