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
2015-07-30 A worker sustained fractures to the knee and wrist after falling onto concrete while moving a mat and again falling while doing pre-op prep work. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-29 A worker's finger end was amputated after coming into contact with an auger drill head. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-29 A worker's abdomen was injured after coming into contact with a grinder. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-29 A worker's back was injured while the worker stood up after bending over to remove growing tubes. No Industry Listed Other
2015-07-29 A worker sustained a shoulder fracture after tripping on a floor mat. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-28 A worker sustained an abdomen injury in a motor vehicle accident. Public Administration Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-07-28 A worker's arm was partially amputated after being caught in a conveyor pulley. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-27 A worker's foot was injured after a casting fell onto it. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-27 A worker's leg was fractured after a barbeque grill fell onto it. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-24 A worker sustained fractures to the pelvis and wrist after falling 12 feet from a ladder onto a concrete slab. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-23 A worker sustained a cheek injury after taking a tumble while riding a scooter. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-23 A worker sustained a broken pelvis and ribs, and an injury to the lungs after being hit by a bus while walking across the street. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-07-23 A worker sustained a fracture to the leg after being pinned between two vehicles. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-07-23 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the face after being hit by a chain binder. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-22 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after coming into contact with a falling wall. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-22 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-22 A worker's rib and wrist were fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-22 A worker sustained a neck fracture after falling 6 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-22 A worker sustained a leg fracture after landing while skydiving. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Other
2015-07-21 A worker sustained a fracture to the leg after coming into contact with some gates that broke free from chain restraints. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-21 A worker sustained a foot injury after slipping and coming down onto it. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-20 A worker sustained a skull fracture and an injury to the face after coming into contact with a tow truck. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-20 A worker sustained a severe burn to the leg after the worker's clothes caught on fire while the worker was torching a rebar. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-07-20 A worker sustained a skull fracture after falling 4 feet off a lift. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-19 A worker sustained a leg injury after stepping out of a truck and being hit by the door of the truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-19 A worker sustained a head injury after collapsing and falling between a coffee cart and a wall. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2015-07-19 A worker sustained a broken leg after being struck by a wooden beam. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-19 A worker sustained multiple trauma injuries to the brain, spleen, and elbow after being in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-07-17 A worker sustained an arm fracture while moving a 30 pound box. No Industry Listed Other
2015-07-17 A worker's ankle was fractured after being caught in a heavy metal door. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-17 A worker sustained a hand fracture while taking off jumper cables from a battery. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-17 A worker sustained fractures to the face after being hit by a metal rod. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-16 A worker sustained a thigh fracture and an injury to the back after falling into a four foot trench. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-16 A worker's ankles were injured after being run over by a pup trailer on a truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-16 A worker sustained a spleen injury after being trapped underneath a work trailer. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-07-16 A worker's arm was fractured after being caught in a roller. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-15 A worker's arm and hand were injured while the worker was unjamming a board from a roller on a planer. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-15 A worker sustained fractures to the spine, chest, shoulder, pelvis, and hip and an injury to the lung after being pulled into a machine while washing it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-15 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling while at a client's home. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-14 A worker sustained a head injury in an explosion at work. Metal Manufacturing Fires & Explosions
2015-07-14 A worker sustained a fractured neck after being tripped by another person while at work. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-07-14 A worker sustained a fracture to the face after a machine exploded. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Fires & Explosions
2015-07-13 A worker sustained burns to the hands and face after a propane tank ignited while the worker was in a porta potty. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-07-13 A worker's fingers were amputated after coming into contact with a Skilsaw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-13 A worker sustained cracked ribs and injuries to the lungs and head after being caught between a vibro-hammer and a sheet pile wall. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-13 A worker's legs were crushed after being run over by a road grader. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-13 A worker received injuries to the head and spine after being pulled to the floor while using a floor stripper. Construction Other
2015-07-13 A worker's chest was injured after coming into contact with a vibrating hammer. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-11 A worker received burn injuries to the arm and face after a paint can exploded. Retail Trade Fires & Explosions
2015-07-11 A worker received injuries to the face, scalp, and neck after falling off a ladder. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips

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