Crane Accidents

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July, 2008 Archive

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Coroner IDs Ironworker Found Dead After Normal Crane Collapse

07/24/08

Normal, Illinois More information lost due to broken links.

Gardiner Westbound At Kipling Reopened After Major Accident Involving Construction Crane

07/24/08

Canada  More information lost due to broken links.

Construction Crane Collapses

07/24/08

Vail, Colorado More information lost due to broken links.

Worker Setting Up Modular Home Electrocuted

07/23/08

Sanford, North Carolina A Rockingham man was electrocuted Tuesday while erecting a modular home in Lee County, authorities said. Andera Reddick, 55, was on the ground pulling cable down from a crane at the house site when the cable hit an overhead power line, authorities said. He was pronounced dead Read More

Crane Topples in Port Townsend Shipyard; Operator Injured

07/22/08
Crane Topples in Port Townsend Shipyard; Operator Injured

Port Townsend, Washington A 40,000-pound industrial crane used to lift heavy ship parts toppled Tuesday morning at the Port of Port Townsend shipyard, causing a crane operator minor injuries, firefighters said. The unidentified crane operator was in the cab of the crane at about 10 a.m., attempting to remove a Read More

Construction Crane Tips Across Busy Vancouver-Area Highway, Snarling Traffic

07/22/08

Canada  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Topples in Kingwood; No Injuries Reported

07/21/08

Kingwood, Texas  A 150-ton crane trying to take down a sign designating the entrance to Kingwood toppled Monday, the Houston area’s second crane accident in four days. No injuries were reported in the incident. On Friday, four contract workers were killed when a massive mobile crane fell and hit a Read More

Technical Error Allegedly Caused Crane Collapse

07/21/08

Vietnam  More information lost due to broken links.

Man Injured by Crane in Brazoria

07/21/08

Texas  More information lost due to broken links.

Stretch of A1 Closed Following Crane Fire

07/21/08

United Kingdom  More information lost due to broken links.

Four Killed in Crane Collapse

07/19/08

Houston, Texas Update (01/17/2009):  Report: Operator Untrained When Houston Crane Flipped Only one worker remains in the hospital after Friday’s crane collapse which killed four people and injured seven. Lyondell says the accident did not affect plant operations, but there are grief counselors on site. It happened around 1:30pm Friday Read More

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