Crippled Crane Saved By Two Others

Working at Heights trainingAn almost completely collapsed crane came very close to crashing through residential buildings until it was removed.The thirty-tonne crane was attempting to load material for a pool into a backyard when it lost its stability and nearly collapsed into the homes.

The crane did however crash through a carport, causing damage to pool, fence and guttering.Fortunately, two additional cranes were added to the scene to help lift crane out of danger to residents and their homes.
Top of the crippled crane was subsequently removed. Residents of the neighbourhood claimed that workers were working on the rig for majority of the morning.The owner of the pool is grateful that no one was injured in the incident.

It is currently unclear as to what caused the crane to collapse.

Learn More About Working at Heights

Latest OHS news

Ep 21 Guy Lenoir has a knack of sniffing out risky workpl...

Read more

Ep 20 Daniel Scott from $3.8B property giant Cushman Wake...

Read more

Ep 19 Nick Jans talks about ‘Leadership Secrets of ...

Read more

Ep 18 Rebekah Jensen from Queensland Government talks abo...

Read more

What Participants Say

“In over 20 years of training, this was one of the best courses I’ve ever attended.”

- Queensland Rail

“Great! The instructor made it interesting and enjoyable”

- Leighton Contractors

” We heard that AlertForce delivers one of the best courses around so the boss decided to send me to Australia from New Zealand.”

- Participant Public Course

“I liked the trainer’s positive outlook and uplifting approach towards completing the long day.”

- Visionstream

“Very competent training course. Trainer was very knowledgeable on subject.”

- Servicestream

“AlertForce provided an excellent trainer,  knowledgeable on the topic and allowed for active questioning.”

- DHS

“Informative and concise training delivered at the right pace.”

- AFMA.gov.au

“The Trainer was very engaging”

- Fair Work Commission

“Interesting, informative, relevant.”

- Airservices Australia

Payments & Security

Awards & Accreditations

Make an Enquiry: