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
2017-05-16 A worker received a cut to the arm while working with a saw. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-16 A worker received injuries to the hip, back, and wrist after falling four feet from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-16 A worker's fingertip was amputated after coming into contact with a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-15 A worker received a rib injury after slipping and falling from a four foot ladder. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-15 A worker sustained a spine fracture and an injury to the head after falling to the ground. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-15 A worker's foot was crushed after a paper roll rolled over it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-15 A worker sustained a broken back after falling 20-25 feet off a cliff. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-14 A worker received burns to the back, neck, arms, and buttocks after a cooking oil spray can fell into a deep fryer and exploded. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-14 A worker received burns to the arm, shoulder, back, and leg after a cooking oil spray can fell into a dep fryer and exploded. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-05-14 A worker's thumb was amputated after being caught in a pinch point of a door that was closed on it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-13 A worker received an injury to the ankle after falling while trying to fix a basketball hoop. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-12 A worker sustained a partial elbow amputation and a forearm fracture after worker's arm was caught in a drill press. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-12 A worker sustained fractures to the forearm, head, wrist, and a rib after being pinned between two 900 pound marble slabs. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-12 A worker sustained fractures to the spine, shoulder, collarbone, and ribs after falling 12 feet off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-11 A worker sustained an elbow fracture after falling fifteen feet. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-11 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling off a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-09 A worker received an injury to the finger after being bitten by a cat. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2017-05-08 A worker's leg was crushed after it was ran over by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-08 A worker sustained a finger amputation and a partial amputation to another finger after coming into contact with a table saw. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-07 A worker received a head injury after falling near some checkstands. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-06 A worker's finger was injured after being injected by an airplane airless sprayer. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-05 A worker receive a laceration to the head after falling into a raceway. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-04 A worker received an injury to the knee after coming into contact with a chainsaw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-01 A worker received an injury to a finger after coming into contact with an airless sprayer. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-01 A worker received an ankle injury after a 60 foot I-beam rocked over and landed on the worker's ankle. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-01 A worker's fingertip was amputated after the worker rested a hand on a hydraulic reemer machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-01 A worker received an injury to the spine after jumping from a retaining wall. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2017-04-30 A worker sustained a fractured sternum after a weight dropped onto the worker's chest while at a bench press station. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-29 A worker sustained multiple rib fractures after tripping and then falling off a roof. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-26 A worker received a head injury after missing a step and falling to the ground. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-24 A worker received a back injury while assisting a patient. No Industry Listed Other
2017-04-24 A worker sustained a forearm fracture after falling from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-22 A worker sustained a crushing injury to the hand after it got caught in a roller. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-21 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 20 feet while engaged in roofing work. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-21 A worker's fingers were cut after the worker slipped to the ground while operating a lawnmower. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-21 A worker sustained a foot injury after slipping off a truck while planting fish. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-21 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 20 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-20 A worker received a finger injury while working on a vehicle. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-19 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 6 inches into a pit. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-18 A worker received a crushing injury to the foot and ankle after coming into contact with a forklift. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-18 A worker sustained a crushing injury to the foot after coming into contact with a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-04-17 A worker sustained fractures to the head and forearm after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-17 A worker received an ankle injury after tripping and then falling while leaving a building. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-17 A worker received a cut to the hand and injuries to the head and knee after falling while stepping off a truck. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-14 A worker sustained a fractured leg after falling 4 feet off a ladder while climbing onto a truck. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-14 A worker sustained a foot injury after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-14 A worker sustained fractures to the rib, pelvis, leg, and ankle after being run over by a tractor. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
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
2017-04-13 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 8 feet from a scaffold. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2017-04-12 A worker sustained finger amputations while using a table saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment

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