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Fatal Fall from Bucket Truck

11/4/13

Akron, Ohio A man using a bucket truck to install aluminium siding last week in Akron, Ohio fell around five meters to his death. The man Chris Watterson, 59, was declared dead just after arrival a local hospital, so far we have very few details of what happened. Only that Read More

Saved By His Harness

08/16/13
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