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Accident: 170205215 - Employee Fell From Ladder

Accident: 170205215 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 12/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12561912201/02/20017349Wwc Window Cleaning, Inc

On December 5, 2000, an employee was working as a window washer (laborer) for a window cleaning company. The employee was assigned by his supervisor to wash the windows at the administration building of the Golden Gate Bridge. According to the eye witness, the employee was on a 28-foot extension metal ladder. For some unknown reason, he lost his balance and fell approximately 15.20 feet and landed on the concrete stairway leading to the administration parking lot. The employee suffered a wound to the head and he was semi-conscious and breathing. He was taken the hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: window washer, head, ladder, fall

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125619122 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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