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Examples of accidents caused by structural collapse when overload prevention systems were not installed. Structural collapses occur mainly due to overload, or sometimes overload combined with extreme weather conditions

Examples of accidents caused by structural collapse when overload prevention systems were not installed. Structural collapses occur mainly due to overload, or sometimes overload combined with extreme weather conditions

Katowice (Poland) Convention Center roof collapse 28 January 2006 Hanging load together with the load of the snow on the roof caused a roof collapse and 65 people died in the collapse; many more were wounded


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katowice_Trade_Hall_roof_collapse 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4658214.stm 
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/4658892.stm 
http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/01/29/roof.collapse/index.html



Christina Aguilera Justin Timberlake Truss collapse Atlantic City NJ August 2003

Three stagehands were injured. Almost everyone left for dinner minutes before the collapse. The show was cancelled. The estimated $1 million in damage to the tour's equipment has put the entire tour on hold.

 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pDyfA3hsng 
http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,474616,00.html



Heineken Jammin' (Italy) Festival rig collapse June 2007

 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIP581Nxahc 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFroUABVsiE



Texas Stadium

 



Rieu Accident April 2004

 


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=1137



Atlanta GA (Philips Arena) January 2008

 


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=3736



Ozzie truss bender (Australia) May 2008

 


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=3972



Montego Bay May 2005


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=244



Greenfield Festival 2005

http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=681



Las Vegas Truss Collapse - Industrial Show 2005

 


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=128



Comstock


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=2881


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=2882



Chicago Auto Show 2006 - Truss failure


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=1407



Can Cun collapse 2005


http://www.roadie.net/portal/html/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=736



Pretoria stage collapse August 2003


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuExGtLH9V4



Truss collapse at Miss Kansas Pageant June 2008

 


Stage collapse at Rocklahoma 12 July 2008


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdXgIOaEaaA 
http://www.newson6.com/global/video/flash/popupplayer.asp?clipId1=2686434&at1=Ne 
http://www.newson6.com



Atlanta GA stage collapse (Akon) October 2007


http://www.11alive.com/news/article_news.aspx?storyid=105390&provider=top

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