Melbourne based Boom Logistics has been fined $100,000 following a fatal crane incident in 2009 in the town of Telarah, to the northwest of Newcastle, New South Wales.
MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT — The owner of a construction company whose cranes collapsed on the East Side in 2008, killing nine people is expected to turn himself in to face manslaughter charges Monday
The accused were described as “reckless” by district attorney Cyrus Vance, who said that their alleged negligence with the tower crane on the 333 East 91st Street construction site, led directly to the deaths of two construction workers.
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SCDF had to use an airbag and another crane to extricate the trapped worker.
…was killed Thursday when part of a crane boom he was disassembling fell and crushed him, said Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson.
He was doing electrical work on Throgs Neck Bridge, which connects the Bronx and Queens in NYC, when a cable broke…..
WD Bennett Plant & Services Ltd has been ordered to pay almost £400k in fines and prosecution costs after being found guilty of two breaches of HSW Act 1974 that led to the death of two workers and severly injured a third man.
WorkSafeBC has hit two firms with fines totalling $315,343.71 for their part in the death of a crane operator who was killed while working on the Canada Line.
The proposed regulations will require employers who use ‘conventional’ tower cranes (i.e tower cranes that are assembled on site; the type involved in the high profile incidents) on construction sites to notify certain information about the crane to HSE