Cranes are the most dangerous equipment to work at a construction site. The crane operators and other workers on the construction site are at high risk while working with a crane. The cranes are very huge and they can carry extremely heavy weights. Therefore even a slight error in operating the crane or a malfunctioning in the crane can result in a catastrophic crane accident.
Statistics show that between 1992 and 2006, around 600 construction worker lost their lives due to crane accidents. Whereas 58 deaths due to crane accidents were witnessed in 2008 alone. In 2008, crane collapses resulted in 73 cases of injuries and 28 deaths.