Stormy weather creates hazards on job sitesCalgary’s proposed weather-warning system will send real-time weather data to site supervisorsBy Caitlin Crawshaw10/04/2010|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/04/2010 Shortly before 8 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2009, a sudden gust of wind swept a bundle of corrugated metal off of an 18-storey building under construction in downtown Calgary. A six-metre-long piece of metal struck a family more than 30 metres below, killing a three-year-old girl, Michelle Krsek, and injuring her father and seven-year-old brother.Since then, Calgarians have seen more, not less, instances of materials falling from construction sites. In the fall of 2009, a gust of wind carried two-by-fours and a sheet of plywood off of the 15th floor of a building under construction in the city’s southwest end.Weeks later, scaffolding blew off the 19th floor of a building on 9th Avenue. In August 2010, a mysterious liquid fell from a downtown construction site onto vehicles below and a three-metre long piece of metal dented an SUV driving along 9th Avenue during the morning rush hour. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.