Company fined £100,000 after Croydon crane accident leaves driver crippled

One of the country’s largest plant hire companies have been fined £100,000 after admitting flouting health and safety rules which left a crane driver with crippling injuries. At NAHETS Safety is our primary concern. John Young suffered severe spinal injuries after the cab of the crane fell through the air and crashed onto the roof… Read more »

“Germany’s 3 Mile Island?” Nuclear Power Plant Crane Accident

How important is proper crane operator certification and crane training?  This accident recently shut down two nuclear power plant reactors in Germany. Germany’s oldest nuclear reactor was recently shut down as a result of a crane accident.  The operator of the Biblis nuclear power plant said the turbine linked to reactor B was automatically turned… Read more »