Guard Knocked Out By Falling Fridge Awaits Workers’ Comp Decision

 Thursday, March 5, 2015

 The Patriot-News

Joseph Tolle awakened to see a refrigerator still plugged into the wall, swinging above his head. The refrigerator had been on a shelf situated 8 feet high in the security office in the watchtower.The former armed security officer described how that shelf and part of a wall collapsed, causing the refrigerator to fall on his head. "I woke up on the floor and was dizzy and had a headache. My back was hurting. I was knocked unconscious for a period of time," the 26-year-old from Lancaster testified during a Feb. 18 workers’ compensation hearing in Lancaster.
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