The HAMM is intended to provide our visitors with enough information on a technique to determine whether it has the potential to help solve a materials problem. A ft tower crane collapsed onto the intersection of two major streets in downtown San Francisco during the morning rush hour. The accident fatally injured four crew members on the crane and the driver of a bus on the street below. Twenty-two pedestrians were also injured by falling crane pieces or flying debris.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards. The specific problem is: No differentiation between each type of structural failure, extremely hard to navigate. Transportation failures should be placed in their relevant accident lists. Please help improve this article if you can. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. See also: List of aircraft structural failures , List of bridge failures , List of dam failures , and List of catastrophic collapses of radio masts and towers.
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In the last month, I have had two customers call me regarding crane and rigging accidents. One safety professional was looking for what he thought was a solution and the other was trying to understand how the accident occurred. Accident 1. The load came off the hook and fell on a guy. They had moused the hook latch back and inadvertently landed the load, rigging came out of hook causing it to fall over on the guy.
It is thought to be the deadliest construction accident in U. During the s, many coal-powered power plants were being built in the valley along the Ohio River. The Allegheny Power System was building another, larger plant at Willow Island, which would have two electric generators with a total capacity of 1, megawatts. This was in addition to the two smaller units that were already installed there.