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17.12.2013

Helicopter rescues crane operator

A helicopter successfully rescued a tower crane operator in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, yesterday as a fire raged on the job site beneath him.
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At one point the fire was a massive blaze


The building under construction – a university student accommodation block – caught fire and turned into a major blaze that began at one point to spread to adjoining properties.

The crane operator sitting in his cab had no way to escape and no idea of how the base of his crane might fare in the extreme heat below, not to mention the smoke and fumes.

The helicopter from Canadian Forces Base in Trenton managed to winch the stranded operator on board, and fire-fighters eventually managed to contain the fire below, before it spread any further.
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The crane operator is winched to safety


UPDATE
Once the fire was extinguished the crane was found to be seriously damaged and was dismantled.

Comments

aram malek
A and A is a Canadian family owned and operated crane operators service and have the best safety record.
We paid our operator $55 an hour and double time after 40 hours a week, plus pension and benefits, We did sign with up The BUC.CA 100% Canadian union, Last October, this union offer good training and pension and benefits and jobs.
Offering crane operator to non union job sites.

We did Not furnish an inspector with False information or neglecting or refusing to furnish information required by an inspector, and to failing to furnish all necessary means in the person's power to facilitate any entry, search, inspection, investigation, examination, testing or inquiry by an inspector, the Government of Ontario.

The Health and Safety Act is Unconstitutional. OUR LORD JESUS WAS FOUND GUILTY!

First we did not have any accidents for 15 years operating our family own business.But I can say, Ontario's are 50 years behind Europe when it come to Cranes and Equipment.The M O L should enhanced their training.

We have the best safety policy for our workers, Our operators can stop working any time with full pay if it is not save to work that day, We never lay off any worker before the job finish.
No International union can give you that. They only pay you the hours you work.

37 years ago when I was 18 years old, I choose Canada as my only home and never went back, when the Islam started killing the non Muslims in Lebanon.
Because of the charges I lost over $1,000,000 in business revenue because what the M O L did to me.

Last month the M O L want me to settle the all matter for $7000 for all the charges from $550,000. I did not agree. All the charges they got nothing to do with safety

I did mail every thing to M O L, every thing they ask for, on December 22 2013 10:56 AM and on December 22 2013 at 2:44 PM.
The M O L did not mention these email. Because they want to set me up. The Health and Safety Act is Unconstitutional and M O L BEEN INFLUECED BY THE INTERNATIONAL UNION.

One charge was for my company for $500,000 for not give the the agreement,
the agreement between me and my customer was email to M O L on December 22 2013 at 2:44 PM. But M O L claim that they do not have it.
So the judge charge my company $9,000 from $500,000.

The 2nd charge was for the Forum 1000. was e mail on December 22 2013 at 10:56 AM and was made on May 2013 for that the judge charge $10,000 from $25,000 and the third charge was the M O L want to have meeting with me, he claim that he call me but when he call my voice mall was full and can not leave a voice mail,

there for I get charge for not meeting with him $25,000
keep in mind that M O L did not request by E mail or did not sent me fax or a letter by mail ask me to me with him or to call him.

The judge charge me for $10,000 from $25,000

Canadian went to war for Justice, Freedom and Democracy.
It is easier to go after small family business then go after the Ontario government wasted Millions of Tax money on Ontario Hydro, Orange Ambulance or Embezzling taxpayers money.

The Ministry of Labour in Ontario should not be used by the union to kill non union company.

Aram Malek 416 688 9288 WWW.CPCRANE.COM

May 3, 2015
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