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       WORLD-WIDE TOWER CRANE ACCIDENT STATISTICS
                                 2000 - 2009


 

          For additional photo's or information on the following accidents, email - terry@towercranesupport.com

 

    2008 - 3 dead , dismantle accident

                 


    2001 - 3 students dead

           


   2008, Earthquake

                 


  
   Germany, 04 - Foundation washed out by water main break - 2 technicians went up
   and tried to dismantle crane, unfortunately one died.

           



                       

                       


   France, 09

                 


   Germany, 09   Dismantle accident, 1 dead

           


    Malaysia, 09

           


   Germany, 06 -  Tornado takes down 3 tower cranes - - 2 operators DEAD

                   


    Austria, 08  - Hurricane takes down crane

                   


    Bulgaria, 07 -   Dismantle accident

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                                  2009 Accidents:

                       
               


  Germany, 08 - The operator later died in the hospital from a heart attack. This on going
  problem of rescuing someone from a tower crane in "reasonable" time has gone unanswered.
  Although the news report does not say how long it took to get the operator off the crane,
  I'll bet it took a couple of hours!

 


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 Austria, 09 - Erection Accident


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