Worker hospitalized after suffering second storey fall near Inglewood home
A man was transported to hospital in potentially life-threatening condition after falling off scaffolding while working on the exterior of a home
Published Saturday, February 9, 2013 4:51PM MST
A man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries following a Saturday morning accident on a residential job site.
At approximately 10:00 a.m., the man was working on the siding of a home in the 1400 block of 8 Ave. S.E. when he fell from the scaffolding.
“On our arrival, we determined a male patient in his early forties had sustained a fall estimated to be between 20 and 30 feet while working on a home,” says Stuart Brideaux of Calgary EMS.
The man was transported to Foothills Hospital.
Occupational Health and Safety is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fall.