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
2017-09-08 A worker received a finger injury after it was caught between a table and wall. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-07 A worker's thumb was injured after it was pulled into a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-07 A worker's finger was partially amputated after it was caught in an edge bander. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker's eye was injured after the worker felt dizzy and fell onto a saw horse. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker sustained a finger amputation and an injury to the hand after getting stuck on a coveyor belt. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker received injuries to the head and jaw after being hit by a jack pin. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker sustained fractures to the legs after an altercation with a suspect. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-09-02 A worker received a head injury after a large wooden beam fell onto it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-01 A worker's fingers were partially amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-01 A worker received a thumb injury while performing maintenance on a press. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-31 A worker received a cut to the hand while using a box knife. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-31 A worker's hand was injured after being bitten by a dog. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-08-28 A worker received a knee injury after hitting it on a concrete curb. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-28 A worker received a laceration to the arm while installing a wall-bed. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-28 A worker sustained fractures to the ribs after being involved in a forklift incident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-28 A worker received a back injury while unloading doors from a truck. Construction Overexertion & bodily reaction
2017-08-28 A worker received head and neck injuries after stepping off backwards from a roof while being attacked by bees. Construction Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-08-26 A worker received a foot injury while trying to carry a fire hose over a fence while on a ladder. No Industry Listed Other
2017-08-25 A worker received an injury to the buttocks after a piece struck the worker while working beneath a tree. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-24 A worker sustained a broken wrist after coming into contact with an automated strapping machine. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-24 A worker sustained a back injury after getting a lab coat caught under the rolling wheels of a chain while trying to stand up. Metal Manufacturing Other
2017-08-24 A worker received an injury to the shin after stepping off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2017-08-23 A worker sustained a fractured wrist while driving a truck on a farm. Utilities Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-22 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and falling backwards while cleaning out a draft tube. Utilities Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-21 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the pelvis and a laceration to the hip after being pinned between two forklifts. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-21 A worker's fingertip was amputated while the worker was replacing a chain on a sprocket. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-17 A worker's toe was injured after a leg of a folding table came into contact with it. Management of Companies and Enterprises Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-17 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a handsaw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-17 A worker received injuries to the ribs and head after being struck by a tow bar. Utilities Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-17 A worker sustained a broken leg after falling off a stool. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-16 A worker sustained a finger injury while stocking chips on a rack. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-16 A worker's finger was injured after it was pinched between the square of a cart and the ground. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-14 A worker's thumb was injured after coming into contact with a high pressure water hose. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-12 A worker's spine was fractured after a forklift the worker was operating fell off a trailer. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-12 A worker sustained an arm injury after being struck three times by a client with a machete. Accommodation and Food Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-08-10 A worker sustained some broken ribs and an injury to a lung after falling down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-10 A worker sustained an injury to the eye after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-10 A worker sustained a broken leg after getting knocked down by a patient's wheelchair. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-09 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 2 or 3 feet from a box truck to the ground below. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-09 A worker sustained fractures to the hip and wrist and a laceration to the knee after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-09 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the leg after falling 6 feet down some stairs. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-09 A worker received a partial amputation to a finger after it was caught in a tailgate of a dump truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-08 A worker received an injury to the finger after getting a piece of wood stuck into it. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-08 A worker sustained a fracture to the rib and a laceration to the liver after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-08 A worker was exposed to chemical gas vapor while repairing a leak in a refrigeration system. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-08-07 A worker sustained fractrures to the rib and spine and an injury to the lung after falling from a height of 30 feet. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-07 A worker sustained a fractured arm and a laceration to the liver after being struck by a motor vehicle. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-07 A worker received a laceration to the hand and fingers after being pulled into a piece of machinery. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-05 A worker sustained fractures to the head, face, and spine after falling 11 feet from a scaffold to the concrete below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-05 A worker received an injury to the leg after being struck by a truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment

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