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Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention (SHARP) — Research for Safe Work

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Work-Related Asthma (brochure) (141 KB PDF).

Valley fever now in Washington State - Information for Clinicians (553 KB PDF).

Marijuana and Work-Related Asthma (671 KB PDF).

Isocyanate-based foam and Work-Related Asthma (417 KB PDF).

Valley fever - Information for Employers (986 KB PDF).

Valley fever - Information for Workers (360 KB PDF).
en Español (365 KB PDF).


Hazard Brief: Road builders can create hazards for loggers and cutters (364 KB PDF).

Choker Setter Struck by Falling Chunk (492 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September, 2016

Shovel Operator Dies When Shovel Rolls Down a Ridge (533 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September, 2016

Survey of Contract Loggers with Non-Mechanized Logging Operations, Summer 2016 (383 KB PDF).


71-159-2017  Agriculture narrative
Truck Driver Crushed When Unsecured Equipment Falls from Trailer (298 KB PDF).
Slideshow (472 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September 29, 2016

Orchard Laborer Dies When Run Over By Rotary Mower After Falling From Tractor (1.52 MB PDF). (#13WA01501)
Incident Date: April 2013

71-158-2017  Construction narrative
Carpenter Falls 60 Feet from Bridge Concrete Form (306 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.09 MB PDF).
Incident Date: March 12, 2015

2016 data (1.35 MB PDF). Data summaries of all workplace fatalities.

71-157-2017  Agriculture narrative
Truck Driver Hauling Grain Dies When Truck Crashes (331 KB PDF).
Slideshow (2.28 MB PDF).
Incident Date: August 8, 2016

71-156-2017  Construction narrative
Pipelayer Dies when Trench Wall Collapses (291 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.36 MB PDF).
Incident Date: January 26, 2016

71-155-2017  Construction narrative
Construction Laborer Falls when Ladder Breaks (405 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.12 MB PDF).
Incident Date: January 27, 2016

Bark Company Owner Dies After Being Crushed By Ecology Block Wall (1.07 MB PDF). (#15WA02901)
Incident Date: July 2016

Timber Cutter Struck by Falling Fir Tree (596 KB PDF).
Incident Date: September, 2014

71-154-2016  Construction narrative
Roofer Falls 19 Feet from Roof (342 KB PDF).
Slideshow (306 KB PDF).
Incident Date: March 31, 2015

71-153-2016  Agriculture narrative
Dairy Laborer Dies when Loader Falls into Manure Pit (514 KB PDF).
Slideshow (1.98 MB PDF).
Incident Date: February 25, 2015

71-153-2016 en Español
Trabajador de lecherías muere cuando cargador cae en pozo de estiércol (475 KB PDF).
Slideshow (2.45 MB PDF).

Research Findings

75-26-2017 Declines in Work-related Muskuloskeletal Disorders (112 KB PDF)

75-25-2017 Work-Related Injury and Illness (373 KB PDF).

75-24-2017 Characteristics of Injuries Not Reported by Employers (108 KB PDF).

Surveillance: Hospitalizations for Work-Related Injuries

Immediate Inpatient Hospitalizations for Work-Related Injury: Washington State, 2014 (1.25 MB PDF).

Immediate Work-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations in Crop & Animal Production Agriculture: Washington State, 2011-2015 (675 KB PDF).

Surveillance: Impact of DOSH inspections

Impact of DOSH inspections and consultations on workplace safety, 2014-2015 (168 KB PDF).

Surveillance: Occupational Health Indicators

Washington State Occupational Health Indicators - Current Data (2010 to Present) (304 KB PDF).


76-05-2017 Suicide by Occupation – Occupations with Highest Mortality Ratio from Suicide (114 KB PDF).

76-04-2017 Construction Falls Claims and Costs - Percent of Claims and Costs for Fall from Elevation claims by Construction Activity (448 KB PDF).

76-03-2016 Mental Distress by Occupation - Percent of workers reporting frequent mental distress by occupation group (165 KB PDF).

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