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Accident: 950774 - Employee Is Injured In Fall While Washing Windows

Accident: 950774 -- Report ID: 0355114 -- Event Date: 04/23/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 1:37 p.m. on April 23, 1994, Employee #1 was washing windows on the top level of a 4-story building. The area where Employee #1 was working had rounded corners. When Employee #1 changed his horizontal position, the support and safety lines went around the curved side of the building causing Employee #1 to drop 46 feet into a small tree and retaining wall. Employee #1 received head, back, and leg injuries.
Keywords: window washer, head, wall, lifeline, back, tree, fall, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123681462 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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