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
2018-01-10 A worker sustained a finger tip amputation while operating a saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2018-01-09 A worker received an injury to the back while pushing a cart. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2018-01-08 A worker sustained a broken wrist and pelvis after slipping and falling to the floor. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2018-01-08 A worker recevied an injury to the foot after striking it against a ladder rung and then falling from the ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2018-01-04 A worker received injuries to the back and legs after being struck by an excavator bucket. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2018-01-02 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a shaker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2018-01-02 A worker received an injury to the finger while trying to put a chain on a belt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-29 A worker sustained fractures to the spine and rib and a head injury after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-28 A worker sustained a finger amputation and received a laceration to the hand after coming into contact with a rolling machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-28 A worker's body was exposed to a chemical splash while the worker was working on a trasducer. Wood Product Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-12-28 A worker sustained a fractured hip after falling 4.5 feet off a loading dock to the lower level. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-27 A worker received burns to the body after being exposed to chemicals while replacing a pipe. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-12-22 A worker received an injury to the leg while trying to restrain a pedestrian. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-12-21 A worker sustained a fractured knee after falling while at work. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-21 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-20 A pregnant worker received an injury to the abdomen after being kicked by a patient. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-12-20 A worker's fingers were burned after being too close to a welded part. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-12-18 A worker sustained a fractured rib and injuries to the liver, spine and neck after falling 10 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-18 A worker received an injury to a finger after it got pinched in the mandrel while the worker was leaning on the back of a machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-15 A worker sustained injuries to the neck and spine after slipping and falling while walking in a bus garage. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-14 A worker sustained cracked ribs and a crushed pelvis after falling through a second story wall opening. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-14 A worker sustained a broken leg after tripping on some carpet. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-13 A worker received an injury to the elbow after striking it on a rack. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-13 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was pulled into a roll forming machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-12 A worker sustained fractures to both wrists, the right arm, and the left foot after falling 20 feet from a ladder to hard dirt below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-11 A worker's finger was amputated when the worker sat down on a loader that became activated. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-11 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in a roll forming machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-11 A worker sustained an injury to the leg after falling off a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-11 A worker received a head injury after striking it against the bottom of a rack rail. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-11 A worker received a hand injury while placing plastic packaging around hay bales. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-09 A worker received an injury to some fingers after they were caught in a bailing machine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-07 A worker received an injury to the leg after getting it caught between a loading dock and a truck. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-06 A worker sustained a broken hip after standing up from a chair. No Industry Listed Other
2017-12-06 A worker received an injury to the eye while operating a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-12-05 A worker sustained a knee fracture after tripping and falling to the ground. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-04 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling five feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-12-03 A worker received an eye injury after a bungee cord came into contact with it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-11-29 A worker received an injury to the head while counting tills. No Industry Listed Other
2017-11-29 A worker sustained a skull fracture after falling 25 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-29 A worker sustained a skull fracture after slipping and then falling in a parking lot. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-29 A worker sustained a fractured ankle after tripping while going down some stairs. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-29 A worker sustained an elbow injury after bumping it on a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-11-27 A worker received an eletrical shock after coming into contact with a live electrical terminal. Metal Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-11-25 A worker sustained fractures to the ribs and pelvis and injuries to the head after falling while at work. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-21 A worker's hand was injured after it was caught in a part of a concrete truck. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-11-20 A worker received an injury to the foot after getting it caught between a jack and a rack. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-11-20 A worker received burns to the arm and lower back after coming into contact with scalding water. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-11-17 A worker's ribs were broken after the worker fell from a balcony. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-16 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-11-16 A worker sustained a broken leg after falling down the stairs. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips

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