Crane Accidents

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May, 2013 Archive

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Injured Crewman Recovering

05/2/13

Tauranga, New Zealand Updated Crewman Injured as Crane Winch Snaps A Filipino crewman seriously injured after being struck across the chest by a steel rope as a crane boom collapsed on a ship at the Port of Tauranga last week is out of intensive care. Three mobile cranes have removed Read More

Truck mount rolls

05/1/13

Island Bay, New Zealand A truck mounted platform overturned as it took a bend in the road in Island Bay, just south of Wellington in New Zealand, earlier today. The driver/operator was able to climb out of the truck and was uninjured, but hydraulic fluid was spilled on the road causing it Read More

Telescopic Forklift Overturned

05/1/13

Dunedin, New Zealand It is the love of Anna McLean’s life, but her Mazda Axela is a “magnet” for trouble. Anna parked the car in the driveway at her workplace at 8.30am yesterday, and three hours later she was asked to move it by contractors working on the temporary courthouse, Read More

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