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2008 Archive

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Workers Killed in Site Accident

01/16/08

Manteo, North Carolina Two Wayne County men died Tuesday afternoon when a 3,000-pound metal sheet fell from a crane and crushed them at a construction site in Manteo, an official says. Tim Bissette, 41, of Pikeville and Rene Perez, 33, of Seven Springs.

Construction Worker Deaths Spike

01/16/08
Workers on Scaffolding

Building Boom, Cheap Labor Leads to Surge in Laborer Deaths Construction has increasingly become a deadly business — especially in New York, where laborers routinely dangle from skyscrapers, all part of a building boom that has defied the national slowdown. Just this week, high-rise scaffolding covered in heavy concrete collapsed Read More

One Dead After Crane Collapse At Trump SoHo Site

01/14/08

New York  More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Collapses at Casino Construction Site

01/14/08
Crane Collapses at Casino Construction Site

Snoqualmie, Washington  A construction crane collapsed at the construction site of a new casino on Monday morning. The crane collapsed on top of a steel truck around 10:30 a.m. at the site approximately 8 miles east of Issaquah. There have been reports of only minor injuries at the scene, but Read More

Crane Topples at New Lakeview Library Site

01/11/08

Lakeview, Michigan More information lost due to broken links.

Crane Falls off S.F. Pier into Bay

01/8/08

San Francisco, California  A crane with a worker aboard fell off Pier 70 in San Francisco today, spilling a small amount of oil into the water, authorities said. The unidentified man was not hurt, fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said. The 100-ton crane, owned by BAE Systems, was on a sliding Read More

Construction Worker Critical

01/7/08

Malta  More information lost due to broken links.

Electrician Was Doing Routine Maintenance

01/5/08

Marietta, Ohio More information lost due to broken links.

Worker dies in fall from crane

01/4/08

Marietta, Ohio More information lost due to broken links.

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