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
2017-06-10 A worker's fingers were degloved after the worker's hand was caught in a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-08 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was caught in a conveyor. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-07 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and an injury to the head after falling 10 feet from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-07 A worker received an injury to the face after falling forward and hitting it against a bucket of a machine. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-06 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the spine and arm after falling 30 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-06 A worker received an injury to the hand after coming into contact with a hand saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-05 A worker was electrocuted while adding wire to a live electrical panel. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-06-02 A worker received an injury to the eye after a piece of concrete flew into it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-02 A worker received a head injury after being hit by a kickball while outside during recess. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-02 A worker sustained several fractures to the spine after falling 20 feet off a wall. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-31 A worker's finger was partially amputated after being caught in a winch. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-31 A worker's hand was crushed after it was caught in a roller machine. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker sustained fractures to the jaw and skull after coming into contact with a metal beam. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker's finger was partially amputated after being caught in a vehicle door. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker received an injury to the head after being struck by a bin. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker sustained a shoulder fracture and injuries to some nerves after some pallets fell onto the worker. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker received an injury to the abdomen while removing a counter top. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-26 A worker received a finger injury after coming into contact with a power saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-26 A worker received a finger injury while installing a sign over a bridge. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-26 A worker received a head injury after slipping on some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-26 A worker sustained fractures to the wrist, ankle, and leg after falling 4-5 feet off a tailgate. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-24 A worker received a back injury after being struck by a 2 pound metal object dropped from above. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-24 A worker's arm was fractured after it was caught in a conveyor. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-23 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation after the worker's finger got caught on a tailgate. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-22 A worker received an injury to the thumb after it was caught in a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-22 A worker received burns to the leg after coming into contact with some chemicals. Food Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-22 A worker received a burn to the ankle after coming into contact with some chemicals. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-19 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-19 A worker sustained a finger amputation and a broken wrist after the worker's hand was caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-19 A worker sustained fractures to the spine, face, jaw, and skull and an injury to the scalp after a piece of machinery slipped and hit the worker in the head. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-16 A worker received a cut to the arm while working with a saw. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-16 A worker received injuries to the hip, back, and wrist after falling four feet from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-16 A worker's fingertip was amputated after coming into contact with a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-16 A worker received an injury to a testicle after being bitten by a dog. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-05-15 A worker received a rib injury after slipping and falling from a four foot ladder. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-15 A worker sustained a spine fracture and an injury to the head after falling to the ground. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-15 A worker's foot was crushed after a paper roll rolled over it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-15 A worker sustained a broken back after falling 20-25 feet off a cliff. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-14 A worker received burns to the back, neck, arms, and buttocks after a cooking oil spray can fell into a deep fryer and exploded. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-14 A worker received burns to the arm, shoulder, back, and leg after a cooking oil spray can fell into a dep fryer and exploded. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-14 A worker's thumb was amputated after being caught in a pinch point of a door that was closed on it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-13 A worker received an injury to the ankle after falling while trying to fix a basketball hoop. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-12 A worker sustained a partial elbow amputation and a forearm fracture after worker's arm was caught in a drill press. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-12 A worker sustained fractures to the forearm, head, wrist, and a rib after being pinned between two 900 pound marble slabs. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-12 A worker sustained fractures to the spine, shoulder, collarbone, and ribs after falling 12 feet off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-11 A worker sustained an elbow fracture after falling fifteen feet. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-11 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling off a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-09 A worker received an injury to the finger after being bitten by a cat. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-05-08 A worker's leg was crushed after it was ran over by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-08 A worker sustained a finger amputation and a partial amputation to another finger after coming into contact with a table saw. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment

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