The operator of a crane that collapsed at a New York City construction site was trying to lift a load more than twice as heavy as the crane’s capacity in a place where it shouldn’t have been... Read more
We have written in previous issues of the Report about safety issues involving cranes at construction sites. Recently, a crane fell on a school under construction in Woonsocket, Rhode Island... Read more
A federal agency levied fines totaling $313,500 against three construction firms last month for safety violations that led to a tower crane collapse that killed seven people in March. The ci... Read more
The Bush Administration is doing everything possible to help its powerful political buddies during its last days in office. Political appointees at the Department of Labor are moving with un... Read more
Recently, a rash of crane-related fatalities has occurred around the country. As a result, Democrats in Congress are pushing for a stronger federal safety standard, one that in my opinion is... Read more
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