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Lakeland Agrees To Pay Widow

01/4/03

Lakeland, Florida  Original Story (08/27/2002):  Electric Worker Killed in Accident The city of Lakeland will pay a $200,000 settlement to the family of Marc Moore, the city utility worker electrocuted on Aug. 26, attorneys said Friday. In exchange, Moore’s family will waive its rights to sue the city. The $200,000 payment Read More

ALTX Will Close Gates

12/9/02

New York Original Story (10/31/2002):  Steel Plant Faces OSHA Fines A once-bankrupt steel plant, revived three years ago with the help of local and state incentives, will close again this December, laying off between 90 and 100 workers. Steel tube manufacturer Altx Inc. was included in Albany County’s Empire Zone Read More

Broken Rules Cited In Death

11/16/02

Lakeland, Florida  Original Story (08/27/2002):  Electric Worker Killed in Accident A report on the accident that killed Lakeland Electric worker Marc Moore on Aug. 26 has found numerous failures to follow standard safety rules by a crew installing a utility pole. Part of a crane, most likely the winch cable Read More

Blame Set in Bridge Accident

09/14/02

Belmar, New Jersey Original Story (07/29/2002):  Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported Human error is being blamed for the July 29 accident in which a 116-ton concrete beam broke, crashed into the existing bridge, then fell into the Shark River along with part of a crane during Read More

Safety Officials Probe Death at Ford Field

08/1/02

Detroit, Michigan Original Story (07/30/2002):  Worker Killed at Ford Field More information lost due to broken links.

Lions Suspend Company After Painter’s Death

08/1/02

Detroit, Michigan Original Story (07/30/2002):  Worker Killed at Ford Field More information lost due to broken links.

Court Date of August, 27, 2002, Set For Operator

07/31/02

New York City, New York Original Story (07/28/2002):  Police Report: DRUNKEN Worker Topples Crane Near WTC Site  More information lost due to broken links.

State Probing Rt. 35 Girder Mishap

07/29/02

Belmar, New Jersey Original Story (07/29/2002):  Crane Collapses at Bridge Construction Site; No Injuries Reported More information lost due to broken links.

Northbound I–77 Reopens After Blockage

07/17/02

Akron, Ohio Original Story (07/17/2002):  Northbound I–77 Shuts Down More information lost due to broken links.

Fine Proposed in T-REX Accident

07/5/02

Denver, Colorado Original Story (04/04/02):  T-REX Crane Operator To Be Charged More information lost due to broken links.

Contractor Files Suit in Fatal Crane Collapse

06/12/02

Black & Veatch filed the lawsuit in Superior Court against Milford Power Co. LLC and Hartford Fire Insurance Co., alleging breach of contract and seeking to recover $23 million in labor and construction costs that have gone unpaid since the fatal accident.  The action is a counterclaim filed in response Read More

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