Deadly Construction Cranes: Is Texas Doing Anything About Them

Construction Accidents | Crane Accidents

Texas already has a reputation for being big, and its cities only continue to grow. The skylines of metropolitan areas like Austin and Dallas are almost unrecognizable compared to 20, 10, or even 5 years ago.

While growth in a city is generally positive, there are many unintended consequences of so much construction moving so fast.

Case in point: Texas leads the nation in construction crane deaths.

Crane Collapse In Dallas Leaves Texans With A Lot of Questions

Texas leads the country in construction crane deaths. Between 2011 and 2017, 50 people were killed in crane-related accidents. Compare that to 16 deaths in Florida and New York during the same time period, the states with the next highest amount of [...]