Accident Reports

November 2021 Accidents Report

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 November 2021 accidents we’re reprinting here. Spider overturn This article was originally published on November 10, 2021 on Vertikal.net. A man was badly injured when the spider lift he was using …

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October 2021 Accidents Report

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 October 2021 accidents we’re reprinting here. Crane collapses on parking garage at AdventHealth Orlando campus This article by Jeff Weiner is reprinted from the Orlando Sentinel from October 12, 2021. One …

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September 2021 Accidents Report

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 September 2021 accidents list. Topped boom This article is reprinted from Vertikal.net from September 3,2021. A delivery truck loaded with a boom and some scissor lifts struck a bridge yesterday, ripping …

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August 2021 Accidents Report

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 This story illustrates the importance of knowing how close to power lines you can operate your equipment. He’s very lucky. Click …

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July 2021 Accidents Report

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 July 2021 accidents list. Fatal tower crane incident in Canada 5 people have now sadly died as a result of this accident. Click here to read the article and view videos. …

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June 2021 Accidents Report

Operator training and equipment inspections can help prevent so many job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the June 2021 accidents list. Telehandler tandem lift failure No one was hurt in this accident in Germany. Click here to read the article. Rail lift/crane collision The report from Network …

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May 2021 Accidents Report

Operator training and equipment inspections can help prevent so many job-site accidents.  Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the May 2021 accidents list. Telehandler overturns Thankfully no one reported injuries from this accident. Click here to read the article. Sunshine Coast crane overturn This accident in Australia highlights how …

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April 2021 Accidents Report

While some accidents can’t be prevented, proper operator training and timely equipment inspections make your job-site much safer. Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the April 2021 accidents list. Bridge bashed by boom The bridge suffered a lot of damage, but no one was hurt when this accident happened. Click …

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OSHA cites Chicago container shipping company after employee suffers leg amputation, crushed pelvis when run over by powered industrial vehicle

This article is a news release repost from OSHA.gov. You can find the original article here. March 11, 2021 CHICAGO – Working at a Chicago shipping facility, an employee suffered a leg amputation and crushed pelvis after he fell off and was then run over by a powered heavy-lift vehicle used to move and stack steel …

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March 2021 Accidents Report

While some accidents can’t be prevented, proper operator training and timely equipment inspections make your job-site much safer. Sign up for training or schedule your next inspection. But first, read on for the March 2021 accidents list. Tree takes crane over No one was seriously injured when this truck crane in Louisiana fell over on this house. Click …

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