Man washing windows critically injured after fall from ladder
Occupational Health and Safety alerted about incident
CBC News Posted: Apr 19, 2017 5:50 PM MT Last Updated: Apr 19, 2017 5:50 PM MT
A man believed to be in his 30s was taken to hospital in critical condition after falling roughly four metres from a ladder while washing windows inside a residential complex.
Emergency crews responded to the incident in the 500 block of Eighth Avenue S.E. around 2 p.m. Wednesday.
"History from bystanders state that this individual was with a company washing windows within the interior of this complex, when he fell approximately three to four meters from a ladder, landing on the concrete floor," said EMS spokesperson Adam Loria in a statement.
The man was transported to the Foothills Medical Centre with life-threatening internal and external injuries.
Occupational Health and Safety officials has been notified about the incident.
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