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Title: MILLER PARK STADIUM
Type: Text Slide with Images
Content: July 1999 crane collapse caused the deaths of 3 construction workers. [Three images included. First, word art image stating "3 workers killed". Second, photo of stadium hours before collapse of "Big Blue". Third, photo after collapse of "Big Blue".]
Video Clip [WMV* - 2.8 MB]
This video taken by an OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officer shows the collapse of a crane known as "Big Blue" in July 1999 during construction of Miller Park baseball stadium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Three workers were killed as a result of the collapse. The 567-foot crane bent and collapsed while lifting a 400-ton section of a retractable roof.
Discuss what happened at the site.
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