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Boom Lift Electrocution

Boom Lift Electrocution 10-18-2013 11-45-36 AM

Charlotte, North Carolina A man died yesterday on a site in Charlotte, North Carolina after he contacted overhead power lines from the platform of self-propelled boom lift he was using. The man, a construction worker with contractor Adolphson and Peterson was working on new apartment block at the University of Read More

Polish Overturn

Polish Overturn 10-4-2013 12-34-39 PM

Gdansk, Poland A truck mounted aerial lift overturned at the Amber Exhibition hall in Gdansk on Friday, the platforms two occupants were seriously injured. They were rushed to hospital where there condition is said to be serious but stable.                       Read More

Rope Rescue

Aerial Lift Rescue 9-19-2013 7-22-07 PM

Butte, Montana Fire crews rescued a man stranded in a boom lift in Butte Montana, last Thursday, he was working on the head-frame of the closed Belmont copper mine. In recent years many of Butte’s dozen or so distinctive head-frames have been restored and illuminated with red LED lights, they Read More

Tree Man Electrocuted

Man Electrocuted 8-23-2013 1-36-11 PM

Holliston, Massachusetts A man working from an aerial lift died yesterday in Holliston, near Boston, Massachusetts after he touched overhead power lines The man, Ryan Hopkins, 26, was working for local company Ahronian Landscape & Design, where he had worked for 10 years, and was using a Niftylift TD120-T/TD34T tracked Read More


A man who received an electric shock while working from an aerial lift in Newfoundland was saved by his harness The incident occurred yesterday in Carbonear, while the man, 55, was painting the outside of a tire store, he apparently backed into overhead power lines received a shock and was Read More

Ambulance Collides With Lift

Ambulence Collides with Crane8-23-2013 2-04-06 PM

Basel, Switzerland An ambulance collided with a truck mounted aerial lift working in Basel, Switzerland, last Wednesday, thankfully no one was seriously injured in the incident. The lift, a Multitel MX model, was working on the street and appears to have raised the top boom and then slewed over the Read More

Saved By His Harness

Saved by Harness 8-16-2013 11-07-45 AM

Longmeadow, Massachusetts A man pruning trees owes his life to the fact that he was wearing a harness with short lanyard while working from a spider type boom lift. The man was catapulted out of the lift – a 24 meter CMC spider lift – he was using on Wednesday Read More

Two Ladies Stuck in the Trailer Mounted Lift

Stuck in Lift Netherlands 8-23-2013 12-48-09 PM

Vlaardingen, Netherlands Two women had to be rescued earlier this month from a trailer mounted lift in Vlaardingen, near Rotterdam in the Netherlands.                                               Help arrives to rescue Read More

Stranded in Bath

Stranded in Bath 7-26-2013 1-58-43 PM

Bath, New York Two men had to be rescued from a boom lift in Bath, New York on Friday, after their aerial lift failed. The incident occurred at Machuga Contracting in the town, when owner Rick Machuga and an unnamed photographer became stranded after taking an aerial view of the Read More

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