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
2017-08-17 A worker's toe was injured after a leg of a folding table came into contact with it. Management of Companies and Enterprises Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-17 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a handsaw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-16 A worker's finger was injured while stocking chips on a rack. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-16 A worker's finger was injured after it was pinched between the square of a cart and the ground. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-14 A worker's thumb was injured after coming into contact with a high pressure water hose. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-12 A worker's spine was fractured after a forklift the worker was operating fell off a trailer. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-12 A worker sustained an injry to the arm after being struck three times by a client with a machete. Accommodation and Food Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-08-10 A worker sustained some broken ribs and an injury to a lung after falling down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-10 A worker sustained an injury to the eye after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-10 A worker sustained a broken leg after getting knocked down by a patient's wheelchair. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-09 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 2 or 3 feet from a box truck to the ground below. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-09 A worker sustained fractures to the hip and wrist and a laceration to the knee after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-09 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the leg after falling 6 feet down some stairs. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-09 A worker received a partial amputation to a finger after it was caught in a tailgate of a dump truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-08 A worker received an injury to the finger after getting a piece of wood stuck into it. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-08 A worker sustained a fracture to the rib and a laceration to the liver after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-08 A worker was exposed to chemical gas vapor while repairing a leak in a refrigeration system. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-08-07 A worker sustained fractrures to the rib and spine and an injury to the lung after falling from a height of 30 feet. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-07 A worker sustained a fractured arm and a laceration to the liver after being struck by a motor vehicle. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-08-07 A worker received a laceration to the hand and fingers after being pulled into a piece of machinery. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-05 A worker sustained fractures to the head, face, and spine after falling 11 feet from a scaffold to the concrete below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-05 A worker received an injury to the leg after being struck by a truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-04 A worker received a burn to the leg after coming into contact with pressurized hot water. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-08-04 A worker's finger was partially amputated after getting it caught in a safe while closing safe. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-03 A worker's foot was crushed after it was caught between a metal beam and a forklift. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-08-02 A worker's ankle was dislocated after the worker fell ten feet while roofing. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-08-01 A worker sustained a hip fracture after tripping over the wheel of a white board while walking through a production area. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-31 A worker's fingers were cut while the worker was using a saw to cut a board. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-28 A worker received an injury to the shoulder while attempting to attach a climbing harness to a lanyard. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2017-07-28 A worker received a laceration to the arm after coming into contact with a chainsaw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-27 A worker had an allergic reaction to a bee sting. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-07-25 A worker sustained a finger injury after separating a mold from a casting. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-25 A worker sustained a fractured finger while assisting another co-worker. Retail Trade Other
2017-07-25 A worker received a crushing injury to the hand while letting go of a line for a vessel. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-24 A worker sustained a head injury after falling 3 feet from a ladder. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-22 A worker sustained a fractured wrist while trying to stop a shoplifter. Retail Trade Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-07-21 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine after falling 10 feet off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-20 A workerreceived a foot injury while walking up some stairs. No Industry Listed Other
2017-07-20 A worker was exposed to chlorine gas while at work. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-07-19 A worker's leg was crushed after being pinched between a tree machine and the ground. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-19 A worker received an allergic reaction after being bitten by a spider. Wood Product Manufacturing Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-07-19 A worker's finger was amputated after it was caught in the door of a bathroom. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-18 A trooper was exposed to carbon monoxide while driving in a patrol car. Other Services (except Public Administration) Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-07-17 A worker sustained a fractured hip after falling 9 feet off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-16 A worker received an injury to the head after being struck by a box containing a barbeque. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-15 A worker's fingers were cut while the worker was cleaning a meat saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-14 A worker sustained a crushing injury to the leg after it was smashed between the mast and the safety cage of a forklift. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-13 A worker sustained a broken leg and received some cuts and abrasions after falling 14 feet to the ground below. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-12 A worker sustained a broken leg while out in the woods. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2017-07-12 A worker received a laceration to the hand after a furnace landed on it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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