Crane Accidents

Driver Injured in Crane Accident



Crane Collapse Australia 2009A Kalgoorlie man is being flown to a Perth hospital for treatment to injuries he sustained when a 50 tonne crane he was operating tipped over today.

The man’s hand was injured in the accident, which occurred shortly before noon at the CPC Engineering firm in West Kalgoorlie.

A WorkSafe investigation is attempting to determine the cause of the accident.

CPC, an engineering consulting and contracting service, officially opened its yards in West Kalgoorlie last month.

The privately owned company employs more than 180 personnel, including apprentices, trades personnel and supervisory and professional staff, from workshops and offices in Kalgoorlie, Kambalda and Ravensthorpe.

CPC Engineering and Penn Crane Hire did not comment on the incident.

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