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
2014-07-15 A worker's ankle was fractured after the worker fell when the worker's high heel shoe gave way. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-15 A worker sustained multiple fractures of the hand and an injury to the chest after a lever on a piece of machine cycled backwards. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-14 A worker's shoulder was fractured after the worker tripped while in a classroom. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-13 A worker sustained a fracture to the heel after falling. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-11 A worker's forearm was fractured after the truck the worker was driving rolled over. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-07-11 A worker sustained a head injury after hitting it while having a seizure. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2014-07-11 A worker sustained an infection to the finger after a piece of wood flew back and lodged inside it. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-10 A worker's leg was fractured while the worker was driving a mule and hit the side of a pickup. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-07-10 A worker sustained an injury to the head after falling. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-10 A worker's hand was crushed after it was caught in a printing press. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-10 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker slipped and fell from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-09 A worker's leg was fractured after part of a backhoe fell onto it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-09 A worker's finger was amputated while the worker was using a circular saw to cut plywood. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-08 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a box knife. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-08 A worker's face and jaw were fractured after being struck by a piece of equipment. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-08 A worker's spine was injured after the worker fell out of the back of a trailer. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-07 A worker sustained a fracture to the neck and received injuries to the shoulder, arm, forearm, and wrist after falling backward 4-5 feet to a rock dirt ground. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-07 A worker sustained an infection to the knee after being entangled on the rung of a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-07-06 A worker received a burn to the hand after coming into contact with a chemical. Food Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-07-05 A worker's skull was fractured after being assaulted by another worker. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-07-04 A worker's shin was injured after the worker fell down while changing a broom on a sweeper. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-03 A worker received a burn to the arm after coming into contact with a deep fryer. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-07-03 A worker's thigh was fractured after the worker fell from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-03 A worker's spine and rib were fractured after a tree fell onto the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-02 A worker's arm and forearm were injured after the worker ran into another co-worker. Accommodation and Food Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-07-01 A worker sustained an injury to the back after falling through a broken pallet. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-01 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell from a loading dock. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-07-01 A worker's wrist was injured while the worker was hanging an item on the wall of a paint shop. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-01 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a hammer being used by the worker. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-07-01 A worker's thigh was fractured after the worker fell off a loading dock. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-30 A worker's thumb was amputated after it was smashed in a jack. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-30 A worker's arm, forearm, and hand were injured while the worker was wearing gloves. Transportation and Warehousing Other
2014-06-30 A worker's rib was fractured after the worker fell while picking cherries. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-29 A worker was exposed to a chemical while starting a shift at work. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-06-27 A worker's leg was injured after the worker fell while cutting some wood. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-27 A worker's thigh was impaled by a piece of material that kicked back from a table saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-27 A worker's finger was amputated while the worker was changing a tire on the side of a road. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-27 A worker sustained a head injury after being struck by a steel cast. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-26 A worker sustained an injury and infection to the knee while cleaning a piece of equipment Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2014-06-25 A worker's leg was fractured while the worker was driving a tractor and got a foot stuck in a branch. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-21 A worker's leg and foot were fractured after the worker fell off a loft ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-20 A worker received a concussion after falling to the ground while applying a traction device to a patient. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-18 A worker sustained a wrist injury after hitting it on the handle of a drill. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-17 A worker sustained a leg fracture after getting off a tractor. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-06-13 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker slipped and fell on a piece of cardboard. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-13 A worker's forearm was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-06-12 A worker received multiple injuries after being hit by a car while on a bicycle. Accommodation and Food Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-06-12 A worker's finger was injured after it caught on a guard while the worker was getting out of a truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-11 A worker's hand was injured after it got caught in a machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-06-11 A worker's skull and face were fractured after being hit by a drilling pipe. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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