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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200963650 - Employee Injured In Fall

Accident: 200963650 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 12/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30288813612/17/19991799Budget Commercial Cleaning, Inc.

Employee #1 was cleaning windows in a townhouse that was under construction and had climbed out the window onto the sill to wash the outside of the top section of the double hung window. Employee #1 was holding onto the inside of the window, but the window was of the type that folded into the unit causing the employee to fall 12 ft to the ground. Employee #1 suffered bruises and contusion to the body but no broken bones. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: janitor, window washer, cleaning, abrasion, fall, contusion
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302888136 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Janitors and cleaners FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Fall, other

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