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 not a complete 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
2015-03-31 A worker sustained fractured rib, spine, and collarbone after falling 25 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-31 A worker's pelvis was fractured after being pinched between a gearbox and a machine while the worker was doing maintenance. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's back was injured after being hit by a dumpster lid. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's hand was injured after it was smashed by a tv and a digging bucket. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-30 A worker's leg was fractured after material from demoing of a manhole fell onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-27 A worker's back was injured while trying to reposition a patient. Health Care and Social Assistance Other
2015-03-26 A worker sustained a fractured hip after a cow fell onto the worker. Transportation and Warehousing Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-03-25 A worker's finger was cut off while working in a wood shop. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-25 A worker sustained leg and ankle fractures after falling down off of 3 carpeted steps. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-24 A worker's fingers were partially amputated after coming into contact with a joiner. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-24 A worker received a burn to the leg while pouring hot metal. Metal Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-24 A worker sustained a broken ankle while pulling boxes. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-20 A worker sustained a neck fracture after entering through a glass door and turning to look back. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Other
2015-03-20 A worker sustained a hip fracture after falling down a step while walking through a client's living room. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-20 A worker's thumb was amputated after coming into contact with a circular saw. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-20 A worker's hand and wrist were injured after being bitten by a cat while restaining it for vaccination. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-03-20 A worker's ribs were fractured after the worker fell while on a scaffold. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-20 A worker sustained a fractured leg and foot after coming into contact with a pallet and tons of granite. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-19 A worker sustained a face injury after being crushed between a vehicle and a compressor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-19 A worker sustained fractures to the spine and shoulder after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-03-18 A worker sustained a leg fracture after stepping off a chair to the concrete floor while reaching for something on a wall. No Industry Listed Other
2015-03-18 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker was attempting to remove a bolt. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-18 A worker sustained a broken knee and an injury to the arm after turning and tripping over a mat onto a cement floor. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-18 A worker sustained a head injury after being involved in a motorcycle accident while traveling between work facilities. Wood Product Manufacturing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-03-17 A worker fell and sustained a head injury. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-17 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-17 A worker fell four feet and sustained an ankle fracture. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-17 A worker sustained a hernia after moving some things at work. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2015-03-17 A worker sustained a fractured leg after stepping into a hole while getting out of a vehicle. No Industry Listed Other
2015-03-16 A worker sustained burns to the hands after being electrocuted while working on a 115 volt switch. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-16 A worker received multiple chemical burns to the body after coming into contact with concrete. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-10 A worker's hand and wrist were injured while the worker was working on a car. Retail Trade Other
2015-03-10 A worker sustained a fractured hand after it was caught in a machine press. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-09 A worker received a burn to the leg while cutting metal with a torch. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-03-09 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after falling from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-09 A worker's ankle and foot were crushed after coming into contact with a concrete K rail. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-08 A worker's forearm was fractured after it was crushed between two forklifts. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-06 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with glass. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-05 A worker's abdomen was injured after coming into contact with a powder actuated tool. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-05 A worker's back and neck were injured after the worker was involved in a truck accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-03-04 A worker's head was injured after it was struck by falling apple bins. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-03-04 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after being hit by a car door while chasing a thief. Retail Trade Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-03-04 A worker sustained a broken ankle after missing a step while exiting a bus. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2015-03-03 A worker sustained a head injury after falling. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-26 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling 8 feet from a construction site landing. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-26 A worker sustained a foot fracture while moving a large metal ramp that slipped and fell on it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-25 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell out of a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-25 A worker sustained a finger amputation and an injury to the thumb after a piece of wood kicked back while the worker used a radial arm saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-02-25 A worker sustained a spine fracture and an injury to the neck after falling 15 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-02-25 A worker sustained shoulder and face injuries after slipping off the bed of a semi. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips

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