No one seems to track tower crane accidents world wide. Annually we see 30 plus major accidents world wide with around 50 deaths. It's a dangerous game and we all need to be vigilant in the construction world.
Friday, June 6, 2008
February 27th 2007
St. Petersburg. A large self erector on a traveler (travelers run on rails similar to a train) was going to be dismantled the next day. Being in a hurry, the contractor began dismantling the track while the crane was still operational. The result was 3 dead.