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One Screw Loose

Sometimes the biggest tragedies stem from the silliest of problems. In an article published by the United Steel Workers, an accident occurred where a crane operator was unable to control the crane while moving a 28,000 lbs roll in a temper mill. In an otherwise routine operation, a catastrophic failure in the control system occurred. While one employee saved a friend with his heroics, he lost his own life in the process. What makes it worse was that accident was preventable, to view details please click here and download the PDF.

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