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Accident: 972083 - Employee Suffers Concussion In Fall From Window

Accident: 972083 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 12/04/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10560011812/06/19891521Wendel Construction
At 9:24 a.m. on December 4, 1989, Employee #1 was taking measurements from a second story window. He apparently lost his balance, and as he fell out of the window he struck his foot on the eaves four feet below the window ledge, breaking the plywood as well as bones in his foot. He continued falling 12 feet to the bare frozen ground and sustained a severe brain concussion. Employee #1 was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he was admitted to intensive care.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, struck against, construction, fall, fall protection, concussion, lost balance, brain, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105600118 Hospitalized injury Concussion Carpenter apprentices

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