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
2016-07-21 A worker's foot was injured after coming into contact with a jackhammer Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-19 A worker's finger was smashed after it was pulled into a belt conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-18 A worker's finger was amputated after a cover the worker lifted open from the floor fell onto it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-18 A worker was injured after being hit by a car that was in the process of being stolen. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-07-15 A worker sustained a leg injury after falling off a piece of heavy equipment. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-15 A worker was injured after falling from a roof. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-15 A worker's hand and arm were injured after bein caught in a belt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-15 A worker sustained a wrist injury while trying to sharpen a knife. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-14 A worker's eyes were injured after they were sprayed by a chemical. Utilities Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-07-14 A worker's leg and elbow were injured after the worker tripped over the guard of a platform and fell 7 feet. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-14 A worker's fingers were amputated after coming into contact with a metering device. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-14 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-12 A worker's foot was injured after coming into contact with molten metal. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-12 A worker's head was injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-12 A worker's spine and back were cracked after being bumped by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-11 A worker's finger was injured after being caught in a drill chuck. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-11 A worker's eye was injured after coming into contact with a metal fragment. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-11 A worker sustained a head injury after fainting while working as a food sample provider. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Overexertion & bodily reaction
2016-07-11 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in the gate of a truck. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-10 A worker was injured after being burned by hot oil while cleaning a fryer. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-07-10 A worker sustained a broken arm after it was pulled in a belt while the worker was changing a bearing. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-10 A worker sustained a finger injury while opening a metal box. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-08 A worker had a finger amputated and received an injury to the hand after a package containing dry ice exploded. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-07-08 A worker sustained a broken ankle after stepping into a hole while carrying duct work into a building. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-07 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in a conveyor. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-07 A worker was injured after receiving an electrical shock while changing a light post. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-07-07 A worker's fingertip was amputated after being caught in a locking device that connects two rail cars. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-06 A worker's thumb was amputated while the worker was riding on a platform to clean the exterior of a building. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-06 A worker sustained a chest injury while assisting a resident from off the floor. Health Care and Social Assistance Other
2016-07-06 A worker's leg was fractured after a tree fell onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-05 A worker's finger was amputated after it was slammed in a car door. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-07-05 A worker was injured after being knocked down to the ground by another person. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-07-05 A worker sustained a head injury after falling off the back of delivery truck and hitting it on the ground. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-05 A worker sustained head and shoulder injuries after falling from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-04 A worker was injured after a structure collapsed while the worker was fighting a fire. No Industry Listed Other
2016-07-01 A worker sustained a heel fracture after falling off a 3rd level floor landing of an apartment building. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2016-07-01 A worker sustained an injury to the small instestine after falling 15 feet from a cherry picker. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-30 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-06-30 A worker's hand was injured after it was crushed between two trusses. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-06-29 A worker sustained a head injury after tripping and falling onto the ground. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-29 A worker sustained a pelvis fracture while working under a log truck. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-06-29 A worker was injured after being stung by a bee. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-06-29 A worker was injured after slipping off of a ladder while painting. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-28 A worker was injured after falling down some stairs while pulling equipment backwards through a doorway. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-28 A worker's ribs were broken after the worker fell off a ladder while trimming a tree branch. Utilities Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-27 A worker's hand was injured after being bitten by a rattlesnake. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-06-24 A worker sustained a hip injury after falling 6 feet onto sheetrock below. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-06-24 A worker was injured after being involved in a logging truck accident. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-06-24 A worker sustained a leg fracture after coming down off a load while tarping and sitting down on the trailer neck. Transportation and Warehousing Other
2016-06-23 A worker sustained a partial bone amputation while working on a job site. Construction Other

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