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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
2016-02-04 A worker sustained a back injury after slipping and falling while cleaning up a store. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-02-04 A worker's thumb was injured after coming into contact with a form jack. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-02-04 A worker's finger was amputated after coing into contact with a table saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-02-04 A worker's ribs and lung were injured after the worker fell off a truck. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-02-03 A worker's thumb tip was amputated after being stuck on a cable or chain. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-02-02 A worker's arm was injured after it was hit by a scaffolding plank. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-02-02 A worker's leg was fractured after a piece of timber landed on it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-02-01 A worker's finger was injured after it was smashed by a clamp. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-30 A worker's foot was fractured after being run over by a semi truck. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-01-29 A worker sustained fractures to the rib and forearm, and injuries to the liver and kidney after coming into contact with a log. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-29 A worker's finger tip was amputated at work. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-29 A worker's ribs and lung were injured after the worker fell from a ladder. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-27 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell off a ledge while cleaning windows. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-27 A worker's thumb tip was amputated after the worker reached into a machine to remove debris. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-27 A worker sustained a head injury after being hit by a piece of metal. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-27 A worker's finger tip was amputated while the worker was picking up a conveyor roller. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-27 A worker sustained a leg fracture after missing a step and then falling down. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-27 A worker received a head injury after falling 35 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-26 A worker received an electrical shock after disconnecting powerlines from a furnace. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-01-26 A worker sustained a spine fracture after falling 3 feet while stepping off a truck. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-25 A worker received a head injury after falling from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-25 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after being struck by a clamp while moving a jersey barrier off of a dump truck. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-25 A worker's head was injured after being struck several times with a metal stool. Public Administration Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-01-25 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker fell while attending a meeting. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-23 A worker sustained a head injury after falling to the floor. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-22 A worker sustained a back injury after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-01-22 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after slipping and falling on wet grass. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-20 A worker was exposed to a gas after inhaling it while filling a bus with propane. Educational Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-01-19 A worker sustained an injury to the abdomen and kidney after tripping over pottery while walking. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-17 A worker sustained rib fractures and an injury to the spleen after falling 3 feet while cleaning equipment. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-16 A worker's arm was fractured after coming into contact with debris from a tree the worker was falling. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-16 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a table saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-15 A worker sustained a pelvis fracture after slipping on some ice and falling down on the sidewalk. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-15 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the pelvis, spine and leg after falling from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-15 A worker's finger was injured after being pinched between two tables. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-15 A worker sustained a fractured foot after slipping on some ice while loading a car. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-15 A worker received burns to the feet and hands after making contact with a power line while checking fuel with a dip stick. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-01-14 A worker's fingertip was amputated after it was pinched by a hand truck the worker was using. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-14 A worker's thumb was partially amputated after being caught in a radiator fan. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-14 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-13 A worker's thumb was injured after it was smashed. Metal Manufacturing Other
2016-01-12 A worker's pelvis and abdomen were injured after the worker was hit by a forklift. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-12 A worker's head and liver were injured after the worker was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wood Product Manufacturing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-01-11 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling while on a icy sidewalk. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-11 A worker sustained a head injury after slipping and falling. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-11 A worker was exposed to carbon monoxide while operating a pallet jack. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-01-09 A worker sustained a spinal fracture and burns after being exposed to electricity. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-01-08 A worker received a head injury after stepping off a tilt deck trailer. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-01-08 A worker's hand was crushed after it was caught in a metal roller. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-01-07 A worker's shoulder and elbow were injured after the worker fell backwards while getting out of a car. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips

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