Scandia Screamer reopens after dismantling accident in August

Posted Friday, May 11, 2012 10:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The big booms of the Scandia Screamer ride are scheduled to be swinging again Friday afternoon - eight months after two workers were injured in an accident during a removal of part of the amusement park ride. A Cal-OSHA investigation revealed that the Aug. 30, 2011 Screamer accident that crushed a worker's arm was due to improper rigging, underestimating the weight of the ride that was being dismantled and other factors.

Read more from The Sacramento Bee.

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Friday, May 11, 2012 10:43 AM

This news item was pretty confusing until I RTFA'd. I thought they were talking about the coaster Scandia Screamer at the Ontario Scandia, not a Skyscraper-type ride at the Sacramento Scandia.

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Friday, May 11, 2012 2:29 PM

No kidding I thought the one and only Scandia was was the one with the over size miller coaster.

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Friday, May 11, 2012 3:52 PM

Don't forget about the low-flying aircraft.

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Saturday, May 12, 2012 1:13 AM

It says "Caution: Low flying aircraft!"

Woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooshhhhhhhh!!!!!!

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