Crane Accidents

Man Dies After Falling From an Aerial Work Platform

01/21/13

Mannheim, Germany

A man aged 45 has died after falling from an aerial work platform that was struck by an overhead crane at a facility in Bobstadt, north of Mannheim in Germany, last Tuesday.

The man was, we understand inspecting a ceiling mounted overhead heater in the plant at a height of around seven metres, when the crane collided with the work platform the was working from causing him to fall to the concrete floor below.

He was airlift to a hospital in W├╝rzburg, where he died the following morning.

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