Maxim Crane Works fined $14,000 for v...

Maxim Crane Works fined $14,000 for violations in deadly ...

There are 21 comments on the Columbia Missourian story from Sep 9, 2008, titled Maxim Crane Works fined $14,000 for violations in deadly .... In it, Columbia Missourian reports that:

The crane company involved in a fatal accident at Kansas City Power & Light's Iatan power plant in Platte County has been fined $14,000 for two serious violations.

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dont seem fair

Wahoo, NE

#1 Sep 16, 2008
14,ooo dont seem like much for a life. should of been more.
Yes

United States

#2 Oct 22, 2008
There may be a max ammount they can go? I dont know.
The civil judgement for the familys will be much more.
AnnapolisMD

Nottingham, MD

#3 Feb 5, 2009
Parole, MD another Maxim Crane Accident today 2/5/09
waxim

United States

#5 Feb 14, 2009
At maxim your only a number
Live and death decisions are made while doing shots a the bar.
dano

Aiken, SC

#6 Feb 15, 2009
Maxim is one of the safest crane companys around.
I worked for them for 12 years, Their saftey programs and records are second to none,
Dave Kay

Hesperia, CA

#7 Jun 26, 2011
Maxim Crane hired a 18 yo girl right out of high school to run their tower cranes. Why? Because her daddy worked for them!
Turner Const

Garden City, MI

#8 Aug 3, 2011
Only thing maxim cares about is Corporate Profit /
And will cheat ,Lie,and steal from their Customers
And their employees/ Whatever it Takes!
Iatan Worker

Overland Park, KS

#9 Aug 8, 2011
dano wrote:
Maxim is one of the safest crane companys around.
I worked for them for 12 years, Their saftey programs and records are second to none,
You should post their safety program certificates on that kid's tombstone. Their record speaks for itself.
1craneguy

United States

#10 Mar 26, 2012
Interesting , the bein a number thing is correct. I know the companies are here to make money but maxims pushing it. The 18 yo girl thing is funny as hell.
Spencer

Oakdale, CA

#11 Apr 21, 2012
Has anyone ever heard of OSHA doing anything at all good???
I can find thousands of companies fined or destroyed by OSHA!!! Is OSHA nothing more than govenment funded mob?
gdf

United States

#12 Aug 31, 2012
Turner Const wrote:
Only thing maxim cares about is Corporate Profit /
And will cheat ,Lie,and steal from their Customers
And their employees/ Whatever it Takes!
I've worked around turner Construction and I can tell you this you have no room to talk you are 1 of the most worst organized companies constructi construction managers in the business
indy branch

Thorntown, IN

#15 Oct 26, 2012
BARRY H. SPENDS to much of maxims money on beer and whiskey. He works all day and drinks all night and gets back in the crane the next day. sometimes he is past out in the truck and his oiler has to run the crane. big brother needs to watch for this.
Indy branch 3

Dunreith, IN

#17 Mar 28, 2013
Got to work in the morning but I think I'll go get drunk first
Indy branch 3

Dunreith, IN

#18 Mar 28, 2013
indy branch wrote:
BARRY H. SPENDS to much of maxims money on beer and whiskey. He works all day and drinks all night and gets back in the crane the next day. sometimes he is past out in the truck and his oiler has to run the crane. big brother needs to watch for this.
been there done that let's party Barry!!!!!!!!!!
Hurby snurby

Fortville, IN

#21 Jul 10, 2013
Sometimes I poop myself in the crane and it soaks through and stains the seat. My mommy still loves me tho!

Since: Jul 13

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#22 Aug 5, 2013
incredible!!! so little money!!!
RIP

Lafayette, IN

#23 Mar 17, 2014
ONLY. $14000
Paddy

Jupiter, FL

#24 Apr 22, 2015
This was a bare rental, with a brand new 18000 Manitowoc ,(delivered from the factory) Maxim's name was all over it, that was the only problem here!!!!
KC crane op

Kansas City, MO

#25 Aug 23, 2015
Paddy wrote:
This was a bare rental, with a brand new 18000 Manitowoc ,(delivered from the factory) Maxim's name was all over it, that was the only problem here!!!!
The 18000 was not a bare rental. Operator and oiler were on Maxim payroll. Plus day shift operator was Maxims own traveler
IUOE

Warren, PA

#26 Apr 28, 2016
Paddy wrote:
This was a bare rental, with a brand new 18000 Manitowoc ,(delivered from the factory) Maxim's name was all over it, that was the only problem here!!!!
You have no idea what you are talking about. That crane was absolutely not a bare rental.

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