Henry man dies in crane accident

Friday, January 1, 2010 A Henry man drowned on Oct. 5 when the crane he was operating slid off a barge into Smith Mountain Lake. Roger Dale "Peanut" Goad, 55, was dismantling a boat dock on River Creek Road at the lake when the 10-ton crane slid off the barge and into about 50 feet… Read more »

Construction Worker Dies at Shaw Airforce Base

Sumter, SC – Sumter County authorities say a man doing construction work at Shaw Air Force has died following a workplace accident Wednesday morning. Sumter County Deputy Coroner Rob Lybrand said that Brian Lowry was working on an I-beam 20 feet above the ground. At some point, another I-beam being lowered by a crane hit… Read more »

Washingto State New Crane Certification Requirements

Dec. 22, 2009 TUMWATER – The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) today reminded businesses that new crane safety standards taking effect Jan. 1 require construction cranes in Washington to be certified, but only a fraction have done so. Of an estimated 7,000 cranes used in construction in the state, only 700 have been certified,… Read more »

Fatal Powered Haulage Accident September 15, 2009

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Surface Nonmetal Mine (Construction Sand and Gravel) Fatal Powered Haulage Accident September 15, 2009 Ozark Premium Sand, LLC Ozark Premium Sand, LLC Bradford, Jackson County, Arkansas Mine ID No. 03-01970 Investigators Maria C. Rich Supervisory… Read more »

Man dies in Houston crane accident

A crane collapse in Houston has killed a 41-year-old man. Police say the accident happened at a printing company. Police say Cesar Barrios Gomez of Houston was dead at the scene. Authorities say Gomez had been trying to maneuver the crane to another location when the base failed and the crane topped. The victim was… Read more »