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 not a complete 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
2015-03-18 A worker sustained a leg fracture after stepping off a chair to the concrete floor while reaching for something on a wall. No Industry Listed Other
2015-03-18 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker was attempting to remove a bolt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-17 A worker fell and sustained a head injury. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-17 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-17 A worker fell four feet and sustained an ankle fracture. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-16 A worker sustained burns to the hands after being electrocuted while working on a 115 volt switch. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-10 A worker's hand and wrist were injured while the worker was working on a car. Retail Trade Other
2015-03-10 A worker sustained a fractured hand after it was caught in a machine press. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-09 A worker received a burn to the leg while cutting metal with a torch. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-09 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after falling from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-09 A worker's ankle and foot were crushed after coming into contact with a concrete K rail. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-08 A worker's forearm was fractured after it was crushed between two forklifts. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-06 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with glass. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-05 A worker's abdomen was injured after coming into contact with a powder actuated tool. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-05 A worker's back and neck were injured after the worker was involved in a truck accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-03-04 A worker's head was injured after it was struck by falling apple bins. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-04 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after being hit by a car door while chasing a thief. Retail Trade Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-03-03 A worker sustained a head injury after falling. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-26 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling 8 feet from a construction site landing. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-26 A worker sustained a foot fracture while moving a large metal ramp that slipped and fell on it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-25 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell out of a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-25 A worker sustained a finger amputation and an injury to the thumb after a piece of wood kicked back while the worker used a radial arm saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-25 A worker sustained a spine fracture and an injury to the neck after falling 15 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-25 A worker sustained shoulder and face injuries after slipping off the bed of a semi. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-24 A worker's hand and wrist were injured when the worker reached into a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-24 A worker sustained an arm fracture after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-02-24 A worker sustained fractures to the pelvis, ribs and spine and an injury to the kidney after getting caught in a tractor PTO. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-24 A worker's forearm was crushed after coming into contact with a piece of steel. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-23 A worker received burn to the leg after stepping into a pit of scalding hot water while running a hose at a fire. Public Administration Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-02-23 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell 10 feet through a ceiling. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-23 A worker's fingertip was amputated while the worker was doing concrete form work. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-23 A worker's finger was injured after it was pinched in a tire mounting machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-23 A worker sustained a hand injury while scrubbing rusty bathroom sinks. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-22 A worker sustained fractures to the hip and ankle after being struck by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-22 A worker sustained a hand injury while removing a axle from a trailer. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-20 A worker's hand was injured after it was bitten by a cat. Other Services (except Public Administration) Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-02-20 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell 2.5 feet from a scaffold to the ground below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-20 A worker's spleen and rib were injured after the worker fell from a table while welding. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-19 A worker received multiple hand fractures after it was caught in a dust collector while the worker was cleaning. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-18 A worker was exposed to a chemical after drinking out of a container. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-02-17 A worker received burns to the chest and neck after a shirt the worker was wearing caught on fire while the worker used a metal grinder. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-02-17 A worker received injuries to the head, spine, neck, thigh, and knee after 8 doors weighing 100-125 pounds fell onto the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-17 A worker's knee, leg, and ankle were injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-16 A worker sustained a wrist fracture and injuries to the head and spine after falling 12 feet from a balcony onto a hardwood floor. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-16 A worker sustained a hip fracture after missing a step and falling onto the pavement. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-16 A worker sustained a spine injury after loading a truck. Construction Overexertion & bodily reaction
2015-02-12 A worker sustained fractures to the spine and rib after being struck by a car while flagging. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-02-11 A worker sustained a fractured ankle after slipping on some stairs. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-11 A worker sustained a fractured arm after getting it caught in a piece of machinery. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-11 A worker sustained a injury to the neck after drilling into a steel machine frame while using a drill. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment

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