Crane Accidents

Crane Flip in India Causes Fatality


Chennai, India

An engineer fell to his death yesterday at the Chennai Port Trust, in Chennai, India, (previously Madras Port) after he slipped from a platform on a crane and fell around six metres.

The man S. Venketasan, 54, a junior engineer in the port’s electrical department was overseeing an oil change on the crane by two subordinate staff members, when he fell. He was rushed to hospital, but declared dead on arrival.

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