Hospitalizations

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This table shares preliminary details about in-patient hospitalization events reported to DOSH. When possible, entries are updated. This is a partial 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
2017-11-02 A worker's finger was injured after it was rolled through a beader machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-11-02 A worker sustained a broken hip after tripping and falling on the floor while walking in a building. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-01 A worker sustained an arm fracture after falling out of a bobcat. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-11-01 A worker received an injury to the head after striking it on a plastic forming machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-27 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was pulled into a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-27 A worker sustained a broken hip after falling from a chair. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-26 A worker sustained a fractured leg after falling off an iron beam. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-26 A worker's foot was crushed after it was caught between a vehicle and a guard rail. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-26 A worker's leg was injured after pre-formed shop framing metal fell onto it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-25 A worker received burns to the head, neck, and face after tripping on a roof while carrying a bucket of hot tar. Metal Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-10-24 A worker received a shock after coming into contact with 110 volt lightning circuits. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-10-24 A worker sustained a fractured leg after standing up from a kneeling position while putting books on a shelf. No Industry Listed Other
2017-10-23 A worker received an injury to the face after being hit by a chain. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-21 A worker sustained a fractured ankle after falling from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-21 A worker received an injury to the knee after walking into a door and falling to the ground. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-20 A worker received an injury to the hip after falling out of a forklift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-18 A worker received an injury to the ankle after a bundle of joist rolled on top of it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-18 A worker sustained a fractured shoulder after walking off the edge of a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-18 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the head, face, elbow, and wrist after falling 14 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-17 A worker received an injury to the arm after coming into contact with a grinder. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-13 A worker sustained fractures to the shoulder and ribs, and an injury to the lungs after falling 20 feet off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-13 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping on a walkway while setting up for work. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-13 A worker sustained hand and thumb injuries while operating a water laser. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-12 A worker received injuries to the hand and fingers after a automated machined rolled over them. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-12 A worker sustained a fractured heel and an injury to the foot after falling 14 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-09 A worker received a crushing injury to the leg after coming into contact with a pipe while unloading material. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-09 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a miter saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-09 A worker sustained fractures to the pelvis, shoulder, rib, and nose and injuries to the head after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-10-09 A worker sustained a fractured hip while walking to a bank. No Industry Listed Other
2017-10-08 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and falling in a freezer. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-06 A worker's fingers were amputated after the worker reached into a moving machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-06 A worker's fingers were amputated after they were caught in a wood chipper. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-06 A worker received an injury to the arm after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-10-06 A worker's finger was crushed after it was caught between a press and a table. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-06 A worker's finger tips were amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-05 A worker received cuts to some fingers after coming into contact with a chain saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-05 A worker received an injury to the knee after tripping and falling over a curb. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-04 A worker received an injury to the face after a refrigerator in an RV blew up. Retail Trade Fires & Explosions
2017-10-04 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with a press machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-03 A worker received an injury to the back and lungs after slipping off the back of a trailer. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-02 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker came into contact with a cart while driving another cart. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-02 A worker's fingers were amputated after the worker was struck on the hand by a floor chain while connecting a silage. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-01 A worker received an injury to the foot after a panel of hot water fell onto it. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-29 A worker sustained rib, spine and pelvis fractures and an injury to the liver after falling from a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-28 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 18 to 20 feet from a glass awning. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-28 A worker received an arm injury after getting it caught on a conveyor belt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-26 A worker sustained a fracture to the rib and a laceration to the head after falling 4 feet from a loading dock. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-25 A worker received an injury to the spine after falling 10 to 15 feet from a tree. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-22 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and injuries to the back and head after falling from a roof to deck landing below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-21 A worker received a cut to the hand after coming into contact with a table saw blade. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment

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