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Consultation and Enforcement

70-8-2018 DOSH Compliance and Consultation Visits and Compensable Claims Rates in Washington State, 2015-2016 (631 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)


Logging

98-01-2018
Best Management and Operating Practices for Steep Slope Machine Logging (2.49 MB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)

97-05-2018
Near Miss Alert: Base Machine Pulled Over by Steep Slope Machine (566 KB PDF) (Posted 2/23/2018)

94-11-2018
Hazard Brief: Create and Follow Check-in Procedures (510 KB PDF) (Posted 2/20/2018)

94-10-2018
Hazard Brief: Base and Tail Hold Machines Can Create Hazards on Haul Roads (504 KB PDF) (Posted 2/6/2018)

94-09-2017
Hazard Brief: Communication with Cutters (250 KB PDF) (Posted 12/26/2017)

97-04-2017
Near Miss Alert: Tether Line Breaks after Moving Base Machine (570 KB PDF) (Posted 11/30/2017)

97-03-2017
Near Miss Alert: Line Cut on Dual Line Tether (555 KB PDF) (Posted 11/14/2017)

94-08-2017
Hazard Brief: Falls from Equipment (207 KB PDF) (Posted 10/31/2017)

97-02-2017
Near Miss Alert: Yarder Frame Breaks While Pulling Turn (264 KB PDF) (Posted 10/23/17)

94-07-2017
Hazard Brief: Tethered Machine Creates a Hazard for Hand Fallers (218 KB PDF) (Posted 10/6/2017)

94-06-2017
Hazard Brief: Skyline Hazard Complacency (216 KB PDF) (Posted 9/28/17)

97-01-2017
Near Miss Alert: Spliced Eye Break on Tether Cable (808 KB PDF) (Posted 9/21/17)

94-05-2017
Hazard Brief: Grabbing Swinging Chokers (162 KB PDF) (Posted 8/30/2017)

92-26-2017
Timber Faller Killed When Struck by Maple Top (616 KB PDF) (Posted 8/4/2017)
Incident Date: August, 2017


FACE

71-168-2018 Construction narrative
Siding Contractor Falls 23 Feet from Apartment Balcony (600 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)
Slideshow (1.21 MB PDF)(Posted 3/22/2018)
Incident Date: March 21, 2017

71-167-2018 Agriculture narrative
Laborer Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury when Struck By Load Falling from Forklift (593 KB PDF) (Posted 3/07/2018)
Slideshow (1.46 MB PDF)(Posted 3/07/2018)
Incident Date: June 22, 2017

71-166-2018 Construction narrative
Skid Steer Loader Operator Crushed (544 KB PDF) (Posted 2/12/2018)
Slideshow (1.72 MB PDF) (Posted 2/12/2018)
Incident Date: January 3, 2017

52-42-2018
Forklift Operator Dies When Crushed between Forklift Overhead Guard and Mast (1.24 MB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)
Incident Date: May 2012

71-165-2017  Agriculture narrative
Mechanic Crushed by Bin Destacker (397 KB PDF) (Posted 12/18/2017)
Slideshow (1003 KB PDF) (Posted 12/18/2017)
Incident Date: December 29, 2014

71-165-2017 en Español 
 Mecánico aplastado por un desapilador de bandejas (640 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)
 Slideshow (2.01 MB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)

71-164-2017  Construction narrative
Laborer Falls 12 Feet through Barn Roof (331 KB PDF) (Posted 11/6/2017)
Slideshow (877 KB PDF) (Posted 11/6/2017)
Incident Date: September 12, 2016

52-41-2017
A 19-Year-Old Landscape Laborer Dies When Entangled in Auger after Entering the Hopper of a Bark Blower Truck (3.43 MB PDF). (#15WA02901) (Posted 10/30/2017)
Incident Date: July 2014

71-163-2017  Agriculture narrative
Farm Laborer Dies When UTV Struck by Vehicle (414 KB PDF) (Posted 10/5/2017)
Slideshow (970 KB PDF) (Posted 10/5/2017)
Incident Date: April 24, 2017

71-163-2017 en Español 
 Trabajador agrícola muere cuando UTV es golpeado por un vehículo (667 KB PDF) (Posted 2/9/2018)
 Slideshow (1.13 MB PDF) (Posted 2/9/2018)

71-162-2017  Construction narrative
Framer Falls 18 Feet while Sheathing Roof (376 KB PDF) (Posted 9/7/2017)
Slideshow (882 KB PDF) (Posted 9/7/2017)
Incident Date: February 29, 2016

71-161-2017  Agriculture narrative
Dairy Worker Injured When Clothes Are Caught in Straw Spreader (240 KB PDF) (Posted 8/22/2017)
Slideshow (209 KB PDF) (Posted 8/22/2017)
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) (Posted 9/28/2017)
Slideshow (205 KB PDF) (Posted 9/28/2017)


Research Findings

75-32-2018  Employers at Risk for Future Workers' Compensation Claims (600 KB PDF) (Posted 04/16/2018)

75-31-2018 Limited English Proficiency in Workers' Compensation (560 KB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)

75-30-2017 Sit-Stand Workstation Schedules (90 KB PDF) (Posted 10/18/2017)

75-29-2017 Safety Climate Impacts Truck Driver Injuries (122 KB PDF) (Posted 10/10/2017)

75-28-2017 Work-related Injuries Among Janitors (114 KB PDF) (Posted 10/6/2017)

75-27-2017 Temporary Worker at Risk (107 KB PDF) (Posted 9/27/2017)


SHARP Stats

76-11-2018 Construction Falls from Elevation (683 KB PDF) (Posted 2/23/2018)

76-10-2017 Injury and Illness in the Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry (328 KB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)

Surveillance: Hospitalizations for Work-Related Injuries

Immediate Work-Related Inpatient Hospitalizations in the Washington State Trucking Industry: 2003-2016 (988 KB PDF) (Posted 11/7/2017)


Surveillance: Occupational Health Indicators

Washington State Occupational Health Indicators - Current Data (2010 to Present) (341 KB PDF) (Posted 8/8/2017)


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