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
2015-08-25 A worker's hand was crushed after coming into contact with a pizza dough cutting machine. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-25 A worker's heel and spine were fractured after the worker fell off a roof. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-25 A worker sustained a fractured spine after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-08-24 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling off a scaffold. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-24 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after falling 15 feet while roofing. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-24 A worker's thigh and leg were crushed after the worker fell off a beam. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-24 A worker sustained a fractured ankle after falling off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-24 A worker sustained a head injury after falling while having a seizure. No Industry Listed Other
2015-08-24 A worker fell from a high height and sustained fractures to the arm, wrist, and forearm. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-21 A worker's knee was shattered after the worker slipped and fell on a wet patch of mud. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-21 A worker sustained a knee fracture after being assaulted. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-08-21 A worker's fingers were amputated after coming into contact with a punch press. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-20 A worker sustained crushing injury to the hand after coming into contact with a concrete crusher No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-20 A worker received multiple wound injuries to the hand while pulling a piece of rebar out of some concrete. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-19 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling from an undisclosed height. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-19 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling while window washing. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-19 A worker received burns to the hand, ear, and face while fighting a wildfire. Public Administration Fires & Explosions
2015-08-19 A worker received burns to the ear, arm, and hand while fighting a wildfire. Public Administration Fires & Explosions
2015-08-18 A worker sustained 2nd degree burns, fractures to the spine and rib, and other injuries after a gas line exploded. Utilities Fires & Explosions
2015-08-18 A worker sustained a spine injury while lifting a box and twisting to stock in the freezer. Retail Trade Other
2015-08-18 A worker's head was injured after being hit by a branch. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-17 A worker sustained an eye injury after being hit by a wedge while spreading links apart. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-17 A worker's hand was injured after it was cut at work. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-15 A worker sustained a pelvis fracture and a head injury after falling 25 feet. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-15 A worker's hand was dislocated after the worker fell approximately 6-8 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-12 A worker sustained fractured ribs and a liver injury after falling backwards off a ladder onto a trellis wire. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-12 A worker fell at work and sustained a broken leg. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-12 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-12 A worker was exposed to a chemical while at work. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-08-12 A worker was exposed to a chemical after puncturing a container. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-08-11 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in a rope while the worker fell a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-11 A worker received an electrical shock while at work. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-08-10 A worker sustained fractures to the wrist and spine, and an injury to a finger after falling from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-10 A worker sustained a foot injury after stepping on a nail while working in a manlift. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-07 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in a belt pulley. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-07 A worker received a spine injury after picking up some concrete core samples. No Industry Listed Other
2015-08-07 A worker's finger was crushed after being caught between the handle of a pallet jack and a steel rack. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-07 A worker received injuries to the leg, ankle, and foot after stepping on a branch while rinsing off in a river. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-07 A worker's hand was injured after being cut on a piece of glass. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-06 A worker received injuries to the knee, leg, and ankle after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-06 A worker received an eye injury after coming into contact with a tree branch. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-06 A worker received injuries to the chest and rib after falling 5 feet off a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-06 A worker's hand was injured after being cut on a piece of glass. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-04 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a piece of metal. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-04 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught in a piece of machinery. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-03 A worker's heel was fractured after being pinned by a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-08-01 A worker sustained a leg fracture after stepping onto an apple and slipping and falling onto the ground. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-08-01 A worker's thumb was injured after coming into contact with some oysters. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-07-30 A worker sustained fractures to the knee and wrist after falling onto concrete while moving a mat and again falling while doing pre-op prep work. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-07-30 A worker's foot was fractured after being run over by a forklift. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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