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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 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
2016-08-19 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-18 A worker sustained a broken leg after jumping down four feet to the ground. Wood Product Manufacturing Other
2016-08-18 A worker sustained broken ribs and and a broken hip after falling down a couple of steps while getting off a mechanical machine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-17 A worker's fingertip was amputated after coming into contact with a brake press. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-17 A worker received an inury after stepping onto a covered hole while walking on a job site performing a framing inspections. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-16 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-16 A worker sustained injuries to the back, neck, and face after falling 10 feet off a forklift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-15 A worker's thumb tip was sliced off after coming into contact with a deli slicer. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-15 A worker's fingers were partially amputated after a lawnmower engine fell onto them. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-15 A worker was injured after slipping in a kitchen while carrying items. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-13 A worker was injured after falling off a 9 foot ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-13 A worker's fingertip was amputated while the worker was spooling wire onto a wooden valve. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-13 A worker received burns to the body after tripping and coming into contact with tar. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-08-12 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation after getting it caught between some doors. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-12 A worker's foot was injured after it got caught in a conveyor. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-12 A worker received burns to the hand and finger after coming into contact with a bucket of hot tar. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-08-12 A worker's arm was injured after it was squeezed between an 8 inch line and a stainless bit. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-11 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with a band saw. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-10 A worker's finger was amputated while cleaning a piece of equipment. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-09 A worker's finger was partially amputated after coming into contact with a skinner. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-09 A worker's fingers were amputated after getting them caught in the blower of a lawnmower. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-09 A worker was injured after being stung by a bee. Information Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-08-09 A worker's feet were injured after being struck by a pallet. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-08 A worker's head was injured after tripping and falling down some stairs. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-08 A worker was injured after a tractor on a trailer fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-08 A worker sustained a broken wrist after fall 10 feet 6 inches from a scond story floor. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-08 A worker leg was injured after coming into contact with a pipe. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-07 A worker's finger was injured after attempting to move a safe. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-04 A police officer's legs were broken after being run over by a vehicle. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-04 A worker was injured after a vehicle rolled over the worker. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-03 A worker was injured after being pinched between two tractors. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-03 A worker's leg was crushed after a 1200 pound box of glass fell onto it. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-03 A worker sustained a hip fracture after tripping while walking. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-03 A worker sustained a broken wrist and elbow and received a head injury after falling 9 feet from a truss. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-03 A worker was injured after falling off a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-03 A worker was injured after falling 16 feet from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-01 A worker was injured after falling 6 feet off of an injection machine onto a scissor lift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-01 A worker's finger and hand were injured after coming into contact with a pressure injection paint gun. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-31 A worker sustained a foot injury after dropping a circular saw onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-31 A worker sustained hip and arm fractures after falling off the back of a pickup truck. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-29 A worker was injured after falling 5 feet while descending a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-29 A worker received burns to the hands and arms after coming into contact with electrical wires. Utilities Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-07-29 A worker sustained broken ribs and spine and an injury to the lung after falling off a lowboy. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-28 A worker's thigh was injured after coming into contact with a piece of dive equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-28 A worker's hand was injured after being stuck between a chain and a bracket. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-28 A worker was injured after a hose came apart spraying the worker with power line. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-28 A worker sustained a broken spine after falling while having a seizure. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-27 A worker sustained an injury to the leg after a vehicle lift the worker was operating fell over. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-26 A worker was injured after coming into contact with a pallet and falling while walking. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-26 A worker received an injury to the finger while reaching into a bundle conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment

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