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Asthma

42-06-2017
Work-Related Asthma (brochure) (141 KB PDF)

42-05-2017
Valley fever now in Washington State - Information for Clinicians (553 KB PDF)

42-04-2017
Marijuana and Work-Related Asthma (671 KB PDF).

42-03-2017
Isocyanate-based foam and Work-Related Asthma (417 KB PDF)

42-02-2017
Valley fever - Information for Employers (986 KB PDF)

42-01-2017
Valley fever - Information for Workers (360 KB PDF)
en Español (365 KB PDF)



Logging

94-07-2017
Hazard Brief: Tethered Machine Creates a Hazard for Hand Fallers (218 KB PDF)

94-06-2017
Hazard Brief: Skyline Hazard Complacency (216 KB PDF)

97-01-2017
Near Miss Alert: Spliced Eye Break on Tether Cable (808 KB PDF)

94-05-2017
Hazard Brief: Grabbing Swinging Chokers (162 KB PDF)

92-26-2017
Timber Faller Killed When Struck by Maple Top (616 KB PDF)
Incident Date: August, 2017

94-04-2017
Hazard Brief: Unstable Logs on Loads (419 KB PDF)

94-03-2017
Hazard Brief: Skyline Hung Through Standing Timber (293 KB PDF)

11-3-2017
Timber Faller Perspectives on Tethered Logging Operations (300 KB PDF)
Technical Report, July, 2017

92-25-2017
Timber Cutter Struck by Maple Limb (831 KB PDF)
Incident Date: March, 2014

94-02-2017
Hazard Brief: Equipment Hazards Frequently Found During DOSH Consultation Visits, January-April 2017 (364 KB PDF)

94-01-2017
Hazard Brief: Road builders can create hazards for loggers and cutters (364 KB PDF)

92-24-2017
Choker Setter Struck by Falling Chunk (492 KB PDF)
Incident Date: September, 2016

92-23-2017
Shovel Operator Dies When Shovel Rolls Down a Ridge (533 KB PDF)
Incident Date: September, 2016

11-2-2016 
Survey of Contract Loggers with Non-Mechanized Logging Operations, Summer 2016 (383 KB PDF).


FACE

71-163-2017  Agriculture narrative
Farm Laborer Dies When UTV Struck by Vehicle (414 KB PDF)
Slideshow (970 KB PDF)
Incident Date: April 24, 2017

71-162-2017  Construction narrative
Framer Falls 18 Feet while Sheathing Roof (376 KB PDF)
Slideshow (882 KB PDF)
Incident Date: February 29, 2016

71-161-2017  Agriculture narrative
Dairy Worker Injured When Clothes Are Caught in Straw Spreader (240 KB PDF)
Slideshow (209 KB PDF)
Incident Date: December 13, 2016

71-161-2017 en Español
Trabajador de lechería se lesiona cuando su ropa es atrapada en un esparcidor de paja (172 KB PDF)
Slideshow (205 KB PDF)

71-160-2017  Construction narrative
Foreman and Laborer Fall when Aerial Lift Struck by Vehicle (339 KB PDF)
Slideshow (1012 KB PDF)
Incident Date: July 1, 2016

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

52-40-2017
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

52-39-2016
Bark Company Owner Dies After Being Crushed By Ecology Block Wall (1.07 MB PDF). (#15WA02901)
Incident Date: July 2016

92-22-2016 
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

75-29-2017 Safety Climate Impacts Truck Driver Injuries (122 KB PDF)

75-28-2017 Work-related Injuries Among Janitors (114 KB PDF)

75-27-2017 Temporary Worker at Risk (107 KB PDF)

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: Consultation and Enforcement: 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) (341 KB PDF)


SHARP Stats

76-08-2017 Injury Rates Among Janitors – Differences iun Work-Related Injuries Among Janitors, by Gender (106 KB PDF)

76-07-2017 Temporary Worker Injury Claims – Workers' Compensation Claim Rate: Temporary vs. Permanent Workers (106 KB PDF)

76-06-2017 WMSD Claims and Costs – Declines in Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) (106 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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