Hospitalizations

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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
2017-04-13 A worker received an head injury after falling and hitting it on the handle of a lawnmower. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-12 A worker sustained finger amputations while using a table saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-12 A worker received an injury to the leg after a piece of sheet rock fell onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-11 A worker sustained fractures to the eye socket, jaw, pelvis, and hip after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-04-11 A worker sustained a head injury while helping to unload a track in the back receiving area. No Industry Listed Other
2017-04-10 A worker sustained a finger amputation while breaking a chain apart to remove a link. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-08 A worker sustained a knee fracture after falling and hitting it against a wall. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-07 A worker's fingertip was amputated while the worker was working with a sander. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-06 A worker received a head injury after being hit by a tool while tightening a chain binder. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-05 A worker sustained a broken hand after falling 10 feet to the ground below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-03 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a table saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-02 A worker sustained a rib fracture and an injury to the face after being struck by a tension cable. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-30 A worker received a finger injury after a plate in a mchine came down onto it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-27 A worker received a head injury after after being knocked down to the concrete ground by a section of fence. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-23 While jacking a trailer up, a worker received an arm injury after the trailer fell on the worker. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-21 A worker sustained a thumb fracture and finger lacerations after coming into contact with a table saw. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-21 A worker's finger was partially amputated after it was caught between a pry bar and a pulley. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-18 A worker's face and wrist were sprayed with concrete while the worker was trying to blow out asphalt through some lines. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-03-17 A worker received a thumb injury after coming into contact with a grinding wheel. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-03-17 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis and a spleen injury after falling 15 feet off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-03-17 A worker sustained an ankle injury during a physical altercation while responding to domestic call. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
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
2017-03-10 A worker sustained a broken jaw after being assaulted by a patient. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
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
2017-03-06 A worker received a face injury after being assaulted by a patient. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
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
2017-03-04 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with rotating blades. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
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

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