Hospitalizations

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You can use the information in this table to build hazard awareness and prevent risk for similar occurrences in your workplace. This table shares preliminary details about in-patient hospitalization events reported to DOSH. When possible, entries are updated. This is not a complete list and is not meant for data or research purposes.

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Workplace Hospitalizations in Washington State
Event Date Description of the Event and Injury or Illness Industry Incident Type
2015-04-29 A worker received burns to the thigh, wrist, and hand after falling into hot grease. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-29 A worker's elbow and heel were broken after the worker fell 15 feet. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-28 A worker sustained injuries to the head, shoulder, and knee after falling 6 feet from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-27 A worker's legs and chest were broken in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-26 A worker's wrist, hand, and finger were injured after being bitten by a cat. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-04-26 A worker sustained a skull fracture in a horse accident. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-04-25 A worker sustained a broken wrist after slipping and falling on water. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-24 A worker's abdomen was injured after being kicked by a horse. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-04-24 A worker sustained fractures to the hip, knee, and leg after falling off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-24 A worker's hand was injured while the worker took seafood out of a box. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-24 A worker's tailbone was fractured in a tractor accident. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-23 A worker received a injury to the head after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-22 A worker received an injury to the head after falling onto a pile of plywood. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-22 A worker sustained a fracture to the ankle after falling while placing a plcard on the side of a truck. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-22 A worker sustained an injury to the knee after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-22 A worker sustained a crushing injury to the pelvis after a forklift accident. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-21 A worker sustained an injury to the forearm after being bitten by a spider. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-04-20 A worker received an injury to the chest after tripping on a mat and hitting a food case. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-17 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after being hit by a vehicle while putting away tools in a truck. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-16 A worker sustained a fractured rib after falling 24 feet from a scaffold to concrete below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-16 A worker received an injury to the lung after a ladder slid from under the worker while the worker was retrieving a product for a customer. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-15 A worker sustained a thumb fracture while changing an O ring on a valve of a piece of machinery. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-15 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with a hand saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-15 A worker's finger was injured from an infected cut. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2015-04-14 A worker's leg and wrist were broken after the worker fell off a truck. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-14 A worker's wrist and leg were injured after the worker fell off a truck ladder while climbing down. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-13 A worker sustained a fractured hip after slipping and then falling while in a kitchen. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-13 A worker sustained a leg fracture after slipping on a trailer's ladder and falling to the ground. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-13 A worker sustained a fractured elbow after falling backwards off of a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-13 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker stumbled and fell onto a floor. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-10 A worker's arm was fractured after grabbing on to a car to go faster. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Other
2015-04-10 A worker's thumb was crushed aftrer being caught between two heavy metal plates. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-10 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker tripped over a stool leg. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-10 A worker sustained a fractured tailbone after going up a hill and falling back down. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-09 A worker sustained fractures to the leg, arm, and hip after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Accommodation and Food Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-08 A worker's foot was injured after being caught between a forklift and a storage rack. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-08 A worker's forearm was fractured after the worker fell off a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-08 A worker's knee and leg were injured after being caught in a hay press. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-07 A worker's hand was injured after being caught in a toy strapping machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-07 A worker sustained a neck and head injury while standing on a metal plate that a car drove over. No Industry Listed Other
2015-04-06 A worker sustained a leg fracture after being involved in a 4-wheeler accident. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-04-03 A worker's hand was crushed after a bar jammed it under a ram while the worker was changing pins. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-03 A worker's foot was injured after being caught in a machine. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-04-02 A worker sustained an injury to the back and neck after falling off a truck dock. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-04-01 A worker sustained a leg injury after dropping a bundle of shingles onto it. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-31 A worker sustained fractured rib, spine, and collarbone after falling 25 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-31 A worker's pelvis was fractured after being pinched between a gearbox and a machine while the worker was doing maintenance. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's back was injured after being hit by a dumpster lid. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's hand was injured after it was smashed by a tv and a digging bucket. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's leg was fractured after material from demoing of a manhole fell onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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