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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 a partial 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
2017-10-12 A worker received injuries to the hand and fingers after a automated machined rolled over them. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-09 A worker received a crushing injury to the leg after coming into contact with a pipe while unloading material. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-09 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a miter saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-08 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and falling in a freezer. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-06 A worker's fingers were amputated after the worker reached into a moving machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-06 A worker's fingers were amputated after they were caught in a wood chipper. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-06 A worker received an injury to the arm after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-10-06 A worker's finger was crushed after it was caught between a press and a table. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-05 A worker received cuts to some fingers after coming into contact with a chain saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-05 A worker received an injury to the knee after tripping and falling over a curb. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-04 A worker received an injury to the face after a refrigerator in an RV blew up. Retail Trade Fires & Explosions
2017-10-04 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with a press machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-03 A worker received an injury to the back and lungs after slipping off the back of a trailer. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2017-10-02 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker came into contact with a cart while driving another cart. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-02 A worker's fingers were amputated after the worker was struck on the hand by a floor chain while connecting a silage. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-10-01 A worker received an injury to the foot after a panel of hot water fell onto it. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-29 A worker sustained rib, spine and pelvis fractures and an injury to the liver after falling from a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-28 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 18 to 20 feet from a glass awning. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-28 A worker received an arm injury after getting it caught on a conveyor belt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-26 A worker sustained a fracture to the rib and a laceration to the head after falling 4 feet from a loading dock. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-25 A worker received an injury to the spine after falling 10 to 15 feet from a tree. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-22 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and injuries to the back and head after falling from a roof to deck landing below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-21 A worker received a cut to the hand after coming into contact with a table saw blade. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-21 A worker's hand was crushed after it came into contact with machinery. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-18 A worker received a burn to the foot after coming into contact with hot water. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-09-18 A worker sustained a fracture to the leg after being hit by a truck and then falling down a hill. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-18 A worker received burns to the stomach and forearm after a hose containing hot liquid melted butter came into contact with the worker. Food Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-09-17 A worker sustained a hip fracture after tripping over some boxes. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-17 A worker received an injury to the wrist after it was caught between a field funnel and a concrete wall. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-15 A firefighter became dizzy, weak, and short of breath after fighting a fire inside a burning building. Public Administration Fires & Explosions
2017-09-14 A worker sustained a fractured shoulder after falling from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-14 A worker received a cut to the hand after coming into contact with a fan blade on a forklift. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-13 A worker sustaind a head injury after falling off a ladder to a concrete floor below. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-09-13 A worker's finger was injured after it got stuck in a spreader truck. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-12 A worker's foot was injured after it was driven over by a utility vehicle. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-09-08 A worker received a finger injury after it was caught between a table and wall. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-07 A worker's thumb was injured after it was pulled into a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-07 A worker's finger was partially amputated after it was caught in an edge bander. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker's eye was injured after the worker felt dizzy and fell onto a saw horse. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker sustained a finger amputation and an injury to the hand after getting stuck on a coveyor belt. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker received injuries to the head and jaw after being hit by a jack pin. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-05 A worker sustained fractures to the legs after an altercation with a suspect. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-09-02 A worker received a head injury after a large wooden beam fell onto it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-01 A worker's fingers were partially amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-09-01 A worker received a thumb injury while performing maintenance on a press. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-31 A worker received a cut to the hand while using a box knife. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-31 A worker's hand was injured after being bitten by a dog. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-08-28 A worker received a knee injury after hitting it on a concrete curb. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-28 A worker received a laceration to the arm while installing a wall-bed. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-28 A worker sustained fractures to the ribs after being involved in a forklift incident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents

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