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
2014-09-02 A worker sustained a hip fracture after missing a step while walking down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-02 A worker sustained a spine fracture after being involved in a rollover accident No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-02 A worker's fingers were amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-02 A worker's arm was fractured after it was caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-02 A worker's hand was injured after it was caught in a conveyor belt. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-01 A worker's skull was fractured after a machine hit a post causing it to fall and hit the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-29 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell 4 feet from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-29 A worker sustained a finger injury while cleaning an auger. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-29 A worker's thumb was partially amputated after coming into contact with a potato processing auger. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-28 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell down some steps. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-28 A worker's foot was fractured after it was crushed between two pallets. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-28 A worker received burns to the face and eyes after coming into contact with a cement accelerant chemical. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-27 A worker received burns to the face after coming into contact with butane flame while working on a car. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-27 A worker sustained a back injury while bending over to turn a piece of steel. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Overexertion & bodily reaction
2014-08-27 A worker sustained an ankle fracture while stepping from a school bus. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-27 A worker received a burn to the leg after coming into contact with hot pipe. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-27 A worker's leg, ankle, and foot were injured after the worker slipped and fell on a damp floor. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-27 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw. Utilities Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-26 A worker received a burn to the leg after spilling hot oil and soy sauce onto it. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-26 A worker's head was injured after the worker fell off the top of a truck while loading. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-25 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell 10 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-22 A worker sustained a fracture rib and an injury to the head after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-22 A worker's elbow was fractured after the worker fell on some stairs. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-21 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-21 A worker's leg was fractured after it was caught between a wall and a riding lawnmower. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-20 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell 15 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-20 A worker's foot was injured after a 10 pound panel fell onto it. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-18 A worker's arm was injured after the worker tripped and fell on a curb. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-18 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker fell 6 feet from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-18 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-08-18 A worker's foot and leg were fractured after a driving cart the worker was operating flipped over. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-08-15 A worker received burns to the face and head after an explosion happened while the worker was repairing a roof. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-15 A worker's wrist was injured after coming into contact with a knife. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-15 A worker's ankle and foot were injured after the worker slipped on a shovel. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-15 A worker's arm and finger were fractured after being caught in some fabric while the worker was laying down. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-15 A worker's face was injured after a grinding disc exploded. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-15 A worker's sustained a hand injury while lifting a machine. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-14 A worker's wrist was injured after coming into contact with a table saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-14 Three workers were injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-08-13 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-13 A worker's spine and wrist were fractured after the worker fell from a bucket lift. Utilities Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-12 A worker sustained an arm injury while working on a car that rolled onto the worker. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-11 A worker's elbow was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder while replacing a skylight. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-11 A worker received a burn to the finger while removing a cap from a line that contained refrigerant. Other Services (except Public Administration) Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-08-11 A worker sustained multiple trauma to the body after being struck by a truck while crossing a street. Other Services (except Public Administration) Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-08-11 A worker's skull was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-11 A worker's leg was injured after the worker fell while trying to turn around to step. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-11 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker slipped and fell backwards off a bumper. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-08-11 A worker's face and wrist were injured after being hit by a bolt. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-08-11 A worker sustained a back injury after smacking a wall while shoveling. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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