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  • A tower crane fatality happened Saturday in Dubai, while attempting to separate two tower cranes that had experienced collision in the strong winds this weekend. It seems that the jib and hoist cable of the higher tower crane had caught up in the mast of the other hammer head crane. The man [...]

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    Mobile Truck Crane Training Truck crane training requires stricter training and certification. All purpose crane training meets OSHA's latest standards for mobile crane truck training and stationary cranes. What is the difference between a crane operator license and crane operator [...]

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    Crane Operator School California Crane operator school California training courses for meeting OSHA ANSI requirements. Enroll in one of our classes to become a crane operator. We bring training to your site or visit many established sites around the country. We will customize training programs to [...]

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    Hazardous Materials Training Safety Requirements For Cleanups And Emergency-Response Operations Hazardous materials training requirements and who is covered by OSHA's Hazwoper standard. General site workers: Initially require 40 hours of instruction, three days of supervised hands-on [...]

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    A Grove GMK6400 all terrain crane fire explosion. The crane was caught on fire in the UK and followed by a very loud explosion and several smaller explosions. No one was hurt or injured in the incident. The blaze caused so much damage to the road surface that resurfacing was required before the [...]

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    Base Jumping From Crane

    A large All Terrain crane was used for the UK Base Jumping Championships on the Blackpool seafront between the tower and pleasure beach. a 700 tonne Terex AC700 with full luffing jib was used by 80 of the world’s leading Base jumpers jumping from a height of 146 metres. After leaving the[...]

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    The 354,000 tonne/metre AL.SK350 - which ALE claims as the world’s largest crane capacity land-based crane - has been rigged and successfully load tested for the first time for its first lifts on an Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) module integration project in Brazil. ALE [...]

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    A tower crane collapse in the town of Bejaia on the north coast of Algeria killing one 53 year old man and seriously injuring the operator which was 22 years old. Two other men received minor injuries. Police report says the crane was 32 metres high and equipped with a 55 metre jib. The operator [...]

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    Arborist Electrocution Fatality

    A man died while working in Queensland, Australia. Reports say he was using abseiling and climbing equipment to reach the branches he was removing. He was also above the power lines when he was shocked. Paramedics tried to save his life but died at the scene. 1,200 properties lost power from the [...]

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    Truck Crane Overturned

    A truck crane overturned in Russia's Mari El Republic while lifting over traffic. A dash cam of an approaching car captured the scene as it happened. The crane was lifting building materials into a building that was being refurbished. The crane operator said he didn't fully extend his swing-out [...]

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