Crane Accidents

Fatal Crane Accident

03/13/12

Furness, United Kingdom

A man has died after a steel fabrication dropped on him from a crane in Barrow in Furness, UK, yesterday.

We believe that the incident involved an industrial overhead crane at a building on the Meeting Industrial Estate in the town.

Two men were involved, one, 37, who died in hospital from head injuries sustained in the incident and one aged 31 who has what are described as non-life threatening injuries.

Health and Safety Executive inspectors have visited the site and launched a joint investigation with the local police.

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