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The kinds of injuries that could result from a fall are varied. Just looking at this list should make us want to be careful when using ladders or working at heights!

There may be others, but here are some links to a few of the more likely ones (and consider that most if not all of these could happen even with a relatively short fall):

Source: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid

Black eye: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-black-eye/basics/art-20056675

Bruise: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-bruise/basics/art-20056663

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR): http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cpr/basics/art-20056600

Cuts and scrapes: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-cuts/basics/art-20056711

Dislocation: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-dislocation/basics/art-20056693

Fractures: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-fractures/basics/art-20056641

Foreign object in the skin: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid/basics/art-20056604

Head trauma: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-head-trauma/basics/art-20056626

Nosebleeds: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-nosebleeds/basics/art-20056683

Puncture wounds: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-puncture-wounds/basics/art-20056665

Severe bleeding: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-severe-bleeding/basics/art-20056661

Shock: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-shock/basics/art-20056620

Spinal injury: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-spinal-injury/basics/art-20056677

Tooth loss: http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-tooth-loss/basics/art-20056635

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