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    2006 French Island - R'eunion - - Erection in strong wind - operator survives

        


    2009 Uruguay - Jib collapse under load

         


    Russia, 2010 - Dismantle / Climbing accident - - 3 DEAD

         


    2010, China - Dismantle / Climbing 6 DEAD

     


    2010, China - Dismantle / Climbing 2 DEAD

     




    2010 accidents

           


    2010 Switzerland

           
     




    2010 Germany

        VIDEO



    More "operator" certification needed?

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   Hong Kong - 2011

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    2011 France - Overload

           


    2011 Accidents

           


    2012, Malaysia - dismantle accident

        


    2012, Turkey - Structural failure, Operator Dead

           

      VIDEO



   USA 2012, Dallas Texas - 2 DEAD

This tower crane collapse was an avoidable event. See other examples on page 1
        

    At least 6 out of the 8 bolts on this section were removed.



   View my analysis and examples of other similar incidences;  CLICK HERE


     NYC Favco 440 luffer boom collapse due to WIND! (October,29th 2012 )

       



    This Video was taken at 3:24pm - collapse happened at 2:30pm





                   


                  
 

           View Theory -TOWER CRANE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS



                                              



       

       WORLD-WIDE TOWER CRANE ACCIDENT STATISTICS
                                 2000 - 2010

 

       There have been 780 Deaths and countless injuries ( 1125 incidents since 2000 ).  Keep in mind that many 
          accidents are never reported on, so this figure could easily be double.  

 

     Tower Crane Accidents in year 2009 to date = 188 Accidents with 78 Deaths

     Tower Crane Accidents for year 2010 = 154 Accidents with 113 Deaths!

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


     

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