Tower Crane on Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Chicago nearly collapsed. It was saved by the proper actions of the operator.
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Seven construction sites around the state were examined as part of safety program
The massive crane will lift 3,000 tonnes to 48 meters, 2,000 tonnes to 53 meters and 1,000 tonnes to almost 100 meters radius.
A crane hire company has been fined after two workers fell to their deaths when a crane collapsed.
The site will establish certain criteria to be used in order to determine a “reportable and major” repair that will allow tracking of critical components.
The CPA’s Tim Watson said this means unsupported tower cranes can generally be built higher and the amount of ballast in the base can be decreased.
With tower crane accidents on the rise, access to quality training in tower crane operation is imperative.
17 tower cranes and up to 800 site personnel work in two-shift operations.
Recent tower crane incidents prompt greater sharing of information