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
2014-09-25 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling of a platform and possibly coming into contact with a forklift. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-24 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-22 A worker's knee, leg, and ankle were injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-21 A worker's head was injured after it was hit by a beam that fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's hip was fractured after a forklift operator knocked over some crates onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's skull and spine were fractured after a piece of machinery fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-19 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a high pressure hose. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-19 A worker sustained fractures to a rib and shoulder and an injury to the chest after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-19 A worker sustained injuries to the head, and chest after the worker fell out from under the right side of a tender. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-18 A worekr's rib and shoulder were fractured after the worker fell 20 feet from a roof onto a concrete wall and then into a pond. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-18 A worker's head and jaw were injured after being struck by a drill. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-18 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker tripped on a rug. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-17 A worker received multiple truama after falling 20 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-17 A worker sustained fractures to the upper limb after being pinned to a magnet on an MRI by a large piece of metal. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-17 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw while doing prep commercial thinning. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-16 A worker's finger was injured after being pinned in logging equipment. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-16 A worker's hand was crushed after being caught in an auger. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-16 A worker's finger was crushed after being caught between two engine blocks. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-16 A worker's thigh bone was fractured after the worker slipped on a roof while using a nail gun that went off. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-15 A worker sustained a fractured nose and an injury to the kidney after being hit by a pipe. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-15 A worker sustained back spasms after crawling into a small space. Public Administration Overexertion & bodily reaction
2014-09-15 A worker sustained a head injury after falling off a ladder while dusting. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-13 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-12 A worker's foot was crushed after 2400 pounds fell on to it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-11 A worker's knee, leg, and ankle were injured after coming into contact with a Skilsaw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-11 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker slipped and fell 2 feet onto a cement floor while pulling off bin tickets. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-11 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a circular saw while the worker was cutting trusses apart. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-10 A worker's chest was injured after the worker slipped and came into contact with a wall while moving a heavy metal object. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-10 A worker's abdomen was injured after the worker was caught between two big metal beams. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-10 A worker's arm was injured after a a forklift rolled backwards and came into contact with the worker. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-09 A worker sustained a head injury after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-09 A worker's pelvis was crushed after a trench collasped onto the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-09 A worker's rib was fractured after the worker fell 25-30 feet from a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-09 A worker was exposed to a chemical while packing fruit. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-09-08 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker tripped and fell while walking out of a restaurant. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-08 A worker's hand was injured after being bitten by a cat. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-09-08 A worker's elbow was fractured after the worker fell from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-06 A worker's leg and pelvis were fractured after the worker fell off a horse that then fell on top of the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-09-05 A worker's finger was injured while the worker was sweeping hop combs. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-09-04 A worker sustained a fracture to the forearm and an injury to the elbow and wrist after getting caught in a roller. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-04 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 12-13 feet from a scaffold to the ground. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-03 A worker's elbow was fractured after the worker fell from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-03 A worker's thumb was injured after coming into contact with a needle. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-03 A worker's ankle was injured after the worker fell from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-03 A worker's leg was injured after the worker fell 15 feet from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-02 A worker sustained a hip fracture after missing a step while walking down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-02 A worker sustained a spine fracture after being involved in a rollover accident No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-02 A worker's fingers were amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-02 A worker's arm was fractured after it was caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-02 A worker's hand was injured after it was caught in a conveyor belt. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment

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