August 2021 Accidents Report

hong kong crane damaged

Operator training and equipment inspections are key to preventing job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the August 2021 accidents list.

Man jumps clear of boom lift

man about to leap from a burning boom lift

This story illustrates the importance of knowing how close to power lines you can operate your equipment. He’s very lucky. Click here to read the article and view the video.

Hong Kong tree trimming fatality

a joint failure where two parts of the boom are connected

The other tree worker was injured. Click here to read the article.

Downtown Sacramento block reopened after toppled crane removed

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No one was hurt in the incident, while the crane sustained some damage. Click here to see the article and the video.

If you see an accident report you’d like us to feature in the blog, like the ones shown here in the August 2021 Accidents Reports, let us know. Contact heather@cranes101.com with the information.

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