The media reported Monday that a safety rope helped save the life a window-washer who fell eight stories from a downtown building. The worker certainly would have died, but the safety rope caught on to something at the second floor and softened the impact when the worker hit the ground. As a result, he only suffered […]
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Update on the New York City crane collapse
Story about crane collapse in New York City.
In another tragic construction accident yesterday, two construction workers were killed and five people were injured after a crane fell 30 floors from a high-rise condominium under construction in Miami and smashed into a nearby home. With the recent devastating crane collapse in New York City, the safety of cranes has taken center stage. Here’s […]
A little over a week ago, on March 15, a giant crane at least 15 stories tall collapsed at a construction site in New York City and destroyed a neighboring townhouse. The collapse killed seven people and injured at least 17 others. According to New York City’s building department records, on March 4, a caller […]