Crane Accidents

Foundation Crane Tips

09/28/15

 New York City, New York

An incident reported as a “construction crane going over” in New York city today did in fact involve a foundation piling rig.

Foundation Crane Tips 10-2-2015 2-10-30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The scene in New York

The rig was being delivered to a site in Manhattan, it had been driven off of the low loader/lowboy and was tracking up a ramp into the site when it went over backwards.    It’s mast came down onto the top of a police van. Thankfully no one was injured and the damage was slight.

Foundation Crane Tips 10-2-2015 2-10-30 PM2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The damage could have been far worse – but most importantly no one was hurt

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