Hospitalizations

Report a death, in-patient hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye: 1-800-423-7233.

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.

By Industry:

And/Or

By Incident Type:


Latest 50 records:

Show the last 12 months of records

Workplace Hospitalizations in Washington State
Event Date Description of the Event and Injury or Illness Industry Incident Type
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
2017-02-08 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.)
2017-01-26 A worker's hand was amputated while the worker was running a saw in the lumber yard. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-26 A worker sustained a fracture in the lower part of the spine after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Food Manufacturing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-01-26 A worker sustained a broken ankle and leg after slipping on some ice. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-25 A worker's finger was injured after being caught between the blankets of a press. Information Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-24 A worker was exposed to a chemical after a drain pipe burst and sprayed the worker. Utilities Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-01-24 A worker sustained fractures to the neck and leg while pulling out a dumpster. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-24 A worker sustained a broken hip after slipping on some ice. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-23 A worker sustained a back injury while trying to save the life of a resident that was choking. Health Care and Social Assistance Other
2017-01-19 A worker's eye was injured after sawdust blew into it while the worker was cleaning a cow's pen stable with a rake. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2017-01-19 A worker's leg was amputated after the worker was involved in an accident. Educational Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-01-18 A worker sustained an injury to the hip after falling in a parking lot. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-17 A worker received an injury to the leg while jumping on a trampoline. Public Administration Other
2017-01-17 A worker sustained an injury to the knee while walking down some steps. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2017-01-16 A worker sustained a fractured hip after slipping and falling in the kitchen. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-16 A worker sustained an injury to the abdomen while trying to lift a patient. Health Care and Social Assistance Other
2017-01-13 A worker sustained an injury to the leg after it was caught between a bumper and tire. Educational Services Other
2017-01-12 A worker's fingertip was cut after coming into contact with a fan on a shop vac. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-12 A worker received burns to the chest and face while removing rice from a rice cooker. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-01-11 A worker's finger was amputated and another finger was broken after they were caught in a incline machine. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-10 A worker's finger was partially amputated after it was crushed in a elevator door. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-10 A worker sustained a skull fracture after slipping and falling on snow and ice. Utilities Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-09 A worker sustained fractures to the rib and spine and a laceration to the scalp after falling 7 feet from a forklift. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-09 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the ribs, spine, and thumb after falling 8-10 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-01-09 A worker sustained a head injury after being struck by a load bar. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-07 A worker sustained fractures to the spine, pelvis, and wrist after falling 20 feet off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips

Back to Top


Yearly Summaries


End of main content, page footer follows.

Access Washington official state portal

  © Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries. Use of this site is subject to the laws of the state of Washington.

Help us improve