Crane Accidents in Texas
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Construction sites are known to be one of the dangerous places to work. Companies,
employers, managers, and supervisors have an obligation to adequately
inform employees about the hazardous conditions and properly equip them
with safety gear. Unfortunately, accidents still occur.
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Causes of Crane Accidents
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA),
around 125,000 cranes are in operation in the U.S. construction industry
every single day. There are more than 80,000 to 100,000 used in the maritime
These cranes are designed to carry an enormous amount of weight at great
heights. Companies need to make sure crane operators are well trained
and their machines are under constant maintenance in order to be used
at peak efficiency. However, companies may try to limit the amount of
inspections or scheduled maintenance in order to save money. This type
of practice can lead to devastating injuries, even fatalities.
Common causes and conditions which result in crane accidents include:
- Crane tip-overs
- Crane collapses
- Falling objects
- Improperly rigged loads
- Mechanical failure
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