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November, 2011 Archive

Injured Worker Rescued From Crane Accident at Port of Milwaukee


Milwaukee Man falls from crane when boom is lowered.

Crane Crashes in New Jersey Driveway

Crane Collapses Lifting Tree Out of Ground New Jersey 2011

New Jersey There is an investigation into a crane accident in New Jersey early Friday morning. According to a local resident, the crane fell over in front of a house on Ivy Lane in Wyckoff.  It was being used to remove damaged tree from a backyard. The crane then tipped Read More

Crash of a Crane in Kiev

Huge Bridge Construction Crane Collapses Ukraine 2011

Ukraine Huge crane collapses in a bridge construction project in Russia. The biggest crane that was used in construction of Podolsky bridge crashed down. Several boats were destroyed. 8 people were working on the crane at the time of the accident. 5 of them were able to save on their Read More

Construction Crane Collapse


Grand Prairie Construction crane collapse did not impact traffic or cause any known injuries.

Crane Accident in Burlington County

Worker Struck by Crane Southampton New Jersey 2011

Southampton, New Jersey New Jersey State Police are looking into what caused a crane accident that sent one person to the hospital in Burlington County. Just after 3 p.m., a call went out over police radio for a person who hurt when a construction crane tipped over at the Southampton Read More

OSHA Launches Investigation Into Crane Accident


Juneau, Alaska Original Story (11/6/2011) The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal industrial accident that killed a Juneau crane operator last week. Scott Ketcham, area director for the federal OSHA office in Anchorage, said the investigation began last Friday evening, one day after the Read More

Body of Man Killed in Thursday Crane Accident Recovered

Crane Tip Crushes Operator Anchorage Alaska 2011

Anchorage, Alaska 5/25/2012 Update: Juneau Company Fined for Crane Accident 11/10/2011 Update: OSHA Launches Investigation Into Crane Accident Efforts to retrieve the body of a man who died Thursday after being trapped inside a 25-ton crane have been completed. Capital City Fire and Rescue crews stated in a release they retrieved Read More

Architect Robert Woo, Paralyzed in Goldman Sachs Construction Mishap, Walks with ‘Exoskeleton’


After a crane accident near Ground Zero, architect Robert Woo was sure he would never use his legs to walk again. The 43-year-old paraplegic was thrilled to be proved wrong this week as he tried out a new high-tech device called the “exoskeleton.” “It was phenomenal,” Woo declared Thursday after Read More