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Telehandler Over


Melbourne, Australia We have received a report that a telehandler overturned yesterday in Melbourne, Australia, but have no details of where it occurred and what it was doing. It looks as though it might have been travelling up a slope with a fully extended boom when it overturned. We do Read More

Telehandler and platform flips


West Fargo, North Dakota     A man was seriously injured yesterday when a telehandler fitted with a work platform overturned. The man Chad Miller, 25, in the platform at the time with a load of roof shingles. According to the local police, the CAT TH360B was working on the Read More

Telehandler Overturns at Wind Farm

Telehandler Overturns 9-6-2013 12-45-21 PM

Kehrig, Germany A telehandler working on a wind turbine farm in Kehrig, Germany overturned on Monday injuring the driver. The telescopic handler, a four tonne JLG 4017PS, was assisting with work being carried out on a wind turbine when it went over sideways. The driver suffered an injury to his Read More

Telehandler Overturns at School

Crane Overturns on School 6-7-2013 12-13-08 PM

Annandale, Virginia  A small crane tipped over and collapsed onto the roof of a Fairfax County elementary school, causing minor structural damage. The telescopic handler, a US market JCB, was helping with renovation work at the Canterbury Woods Elementary School in Annandale when the unit went over sideways with the Read More

Man Crushed to Death by Telehandler


gloucestershire, UK A man was killed after he was crushed by a telehandler at an engineering firm in Gloucestershire. A recent report on the local website,, says that 64-year old Spencer Powles died in hospital almost two weeks after the industrial accident on October 24th at Complete Utilities in Read More