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
2017-03-16 A worker received an injury to the head after being hit by a small tree. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-15 A worker sustained lacerations to the forehead and leg after the worker's forehead made contact with a window and the worker fell 12 feet from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2017-03-13 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation, a finger fracture, and lacerations to the thumb and ring finger after coming into contact with a table saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-12 A worker's hand was injured after it was stuck in the cutting teeth of a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-10 A worker received a laceration to the chest after getting caught in a piece of machinery. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-10 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation after coming into contact with a bandsaw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-10 A worker received injuries to knees, hands, head, and eye after falling while walking to a sink. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-03-09 A worker received an injury to the back after lifting a dog out of a car. No Industry Listed Other
2017-03-06 A worker sustained a fracture to the leg and an injury to the face after falling off the bottom step of a stepladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-03-05 A worker received injuries to the neck and spine after tripping and falling to the floor while coming out of a changing room. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-03-03 A worker sustained fractures to the hand and wrist after coming into contact with a fan. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-02 A worker's foot was smashed after being caught between two forklifts. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-27 A worker received an injury to the leg after being hit by a rail car while repairing a guardrail. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-27 A worker had an allergic reaction to a flavored chemical while walking on a floor that had been sprayed. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-02-26 A worker sustained a head injury after falling 13.5 feet to the concrete ground below while operating a jack on a mezzanine. No Industry Listed Other
2017-02-24 A worker's finger was injured after a door closed down onto it. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-24 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and an injury to the face after falling 15 feet from a ladder. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-24 A worker sustained a fracture to the chest and injuries to the arm and wrist after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-02-22 A worker sustained a crushing injury to the leg after a part slipped out of the worker's hand. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-22 A worker received an injury to the head after falling on some stairs. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-21 A worker sustained a skull and nose fracture after falling 15 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-17 A worker sustained a broken hip after tripping over a tree root while on a smoke break. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-16 A worker sustained a neck fracture after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-14 A worker's finger was crushed while the worker was lifting a piece of wood into a dumpster. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-13 A worker received an injury to the eye after striking it with a nail bar. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-13 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and falling on ice in a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-11 A worker received a cut to the wrist while emptying a garbage can into a dumpster. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-09 A worker received an injury to the hand after coming into contact with an extended outrigger that was being retracted. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-09 A worker received an injury to the groin after being hit by a baseball while coaching. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-09 A worker's finger was fractured after it was pulled into a grinder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-08 A worker received an injury to the neck after coming into contact with a piece of metal. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-07 A worker was exposed to carbon monoxide gas after a tank that held the gas leaked. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-02-07 A worker sustained a fractured finger after falling off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-07 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a grinder. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-07 A worker sustained a leg fracture after striking it against a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-06 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and falling while walking around a piece of property. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-06 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-04 A worker sustained fractures to the shoulder, spine, and ribs after falling 9 feet from a second story. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-02-02 A worker sustained a broken rib and an injury to the kidney being hit by a poke while working on a hydraulic press. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-02-01 A worker sustained an injury to the head after falling to the floor. No Industry Listed Other
2017-01-31 A worker received an injury to the neck after being stabbed in the neck while out with a client. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-01-30 A worker sustained fractures to a rib and injuries to the kidney, head, and pancreas after being crushed between a wheelbarrow and a dumptruck. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-30 A worker received an injury to the hand while loading a bag of pork rinds into a machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-29 A worker sustained an injury to the liver after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-01-29 A worker sustained a broken ankle after a piece of steel fell onto the worker's leg. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-28 A worker received an injury to the knee after stepping off a forklift. Transportation and Warehousing Other
2017-01-27 A worker sustained broken legs after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-01-27 A worker received a burn to the arm after spilling hot oil onto it. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-01-27 A worker sustained two broken legs after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-01-26 A worker received burns to the chest and back after coming into contact with molten metal. Metal Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)

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