Worker hurt in Mower County crane malfunction

A crane operator in Mower County suffered from injuries on August 8 due to a crane malfunction, an article of postbulletin.com reported.

The incident happened at around 7:00 a.m. when the automatic safety feature of the 310-foot crane of Dawes Rigging and Crane Rental malfunctioned.  The crane operator, whose name was withheld, was taken to a hospital by a helicopter due to injuries after the crane overturned with him inside the cab. A spokesperson of Dawes said that the injured crane operator was in stable condition. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials are conducting an investigation as a result of the workplace accident.

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