Crane collapse downtown

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Anonymous123 wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 5:58 pmHard to do when the family has requested privacy.
Gotcha. A good reason why there isn't one.
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Anonymous123 wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 5:58 pm Hard to do when the family has requested privacy.
The family will not need a gofundme.

Somebody is going to pay bigtime.

That guy was just sitting in his office.
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As tragic as this was, people get injured or even killed by accidents not connected to them.... on a daily basis.
Everyday in automobile accidents this happens..
Yet a few posters on here are directing a lot of blame on the crane crew........ and I am not making a call on their role in this accident.

What I am asking these posters that dont seem to have much respect for the workers that passed away... REGARDLESS OF WHO IS AT FAULT.... do you direct this much energy and efforts, to....say.... drivers that cause fatal accidents?
Some people really lack resoect or empathy... if you must say what you are thinking there are far better times to do so, than this week...
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Justin Trudeau- racist, elitist, liar. What a sick piece of garbage.

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MAPearce wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 5:54 pm
As to your question "where is the boss" I believe he was one of the badly injured ones, and he lost two sons, so my heartfelt sympathies go out to him, his family, and all the others lost or affected.
Nope , not injured at all..... You're wrong on that one ..

Best not speculate anymore .
I wasn't speculating. I read that in one of the many stories floating around, sort of like the first day it was only one fatality, which then grew to five.

Best direct your energy toward the media.
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Best direct your energy toward the media.
Not here to rub , but the LAST place I'd direct any energy is towards the media ....

Perhaps putting the media on ignore would be a good idea for you also .
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MAPearce wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 9:27 pm
Best direct your energy toward the media.
Not here to rub , but the LAST place I'd direct any energy is towards the media ....

Perhaps putting the media on ignore would be a good idea for you also .
is there something that you know that the rest of us don't? Thats the innuendo it seems.
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Vacancyrate wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 6:00 pm
Tankur wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 5:24 pm Have any of you even had a labor intensive job. I can’t believe the disrespect to the dead here.
A office worker was killed who had nothing to do with anything.

These were not astronauts or civil engineers furthering the reaches of mankind

These were well paid workers building luxury condos for dollar bills.

Asking basic questions and noticing that workers are not wearing basic PPE and posting to Instagram on their cell phones a minute before a crane fell on a office worker and killed him is RESPECTING THE DEAD.

You wear a hard hat when there is overhead hazards. At that height the hard hat is more of a hazard falling off …even with a chinstrap I’ve seen it happen. There is no over head hazards…therefore no hard hat required! The crane went up did the whole
Job, without issue. Buddy was posting to ig the whole time. Freak accidents happen. So should respect for
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Worksafe and OHS won't comment on the video and pics that the operator was posting on Social Media sites prior to the accident. I think that this tragedy happened due to the operators distractive behaviour He should have been focusing on the task of dismantling the crane with professionalism and safety rather than posting vids and selfies to social media sites.
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Tankur wrote: Jul 15th, 2021, 7:04 amYou wear a hard hat when there is overhead hazards. At that height the hard hat is more of a hazard falling off …even with a chinstrap I’ve seen it happen. There is no over head hazards…therefore no hard hat required!
Until you walk with your head into a metal bar when you stand up and knock yourself out.
The crane went up did the whole Job, without issue. Buddy was posting to ig the whole time.
Everything was fine until it wasn't.
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Man you guys dont give up do you ? If everyone had a hardhat on, and everyone had their fall restraints on, How.. would this have changed the outcome ?
Maybe go after the horrible drivers that are hurting people on our streets and highways everyday, if you want to help out..
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60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote: Jul 14th, 2021, 7:42 pm As tragic as this was, people get injured or even killed by accidents not connected to them.... on a daily basis.
Everyday in automobile accidents this happens..
Yet a few posters on here are directing a lot of blame on the crane crew........ and I am not making a call on their role in this accident.

What I am asking these posters that dont seem to have much respect for the workers that passed away... REGARDLESS OF WHO IS AT FAULT.... do you direct this much energy and efforts, to....say.... drivers that cause fatal accidents?
Some people really lack resoect or empathy... if you must say what you are thinking there are far better times to do so, than this week...
I have seen many posters treat drivers and passengers involved in fatal accidents with as little respect and empathy as they are treating this crane crew, REGARDLESS OF WHO IS AT FAULT.

Yes, I have seen posters direct this much energy and efforts to drivers who cause fatal accidents as they are firing at this crane crew.


*edited to directly answer questions posed by original poster.
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I truly hope the one guy who survived (wearing his fall arrest gear) is getting support and financial assistance. I watched him—he was shaking horribly—as he prepared his harness for the shimmy across the tower support arm.
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Even Steven wrote: Jul 15th, 2021, 8:31 am
Tankur wrote: Jul 15th, 2021, 7:04 amYou wear a hard hat when there is overhead hazards. At that height the hard hat is more of a hazard falling off …even with a chinstrap I’ve seen it happen. There is no over head hazards…therefore no hard hat required!
Until you walk with your head into a metal bar when you stand up and knock yourself out.
The crane went up did the whole Job, without issue. Buddy was posting to ig the whole time.
Everything was fine until it wasn't.
Its a LEIBHERR Crane , not a LILLIPUT Crane... its designed for 6 foot tall men to work on without running into "metal bars ".
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