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
2017-01-12 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
2017-01-06 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the foot and ankle after a spool of wire fell onto the worker. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-04 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker's hand was smashed between two pieces of steel. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-01-04 A worker's head was injured after coming into contact with a pipe wrench while the worker was working on a motor. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-27 A worker sustained fractures to the neck and skull and an injury to the liver after falling 40 feet from a roof. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-27 A worker punctured an eye after coming into contact with a car visor while reaching down to get the keys from the ignition. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-27 A worker sustained a broken leg after slipping on wet pavement while pursuing a suspect. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-27 A worker's chest and spine were crushed after the worker was struck by a bucket. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-24 A worker received an infection between two fingers while welding. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-23 A professional sports player sustained a leg fracture while playing in a game. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-12-22 A worker received an electrical shock while replacing a 600 amp electrical breaker. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-12-21 A worker's fingers were partially amputated after the worker's hand got stuck inside a machine. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-21 A worker sustained a fractured leg after slipping and then falling while entering into a client's home. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-20 A worker sustained a broken ankle after stepping onto a patch of ice and then falling to the ground. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-19 A worker's fingertip was amputated while the worker was folding lunch tables. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-17 A worker's leg was fractured after being hit by a car. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-12-16 A police officer was shot in the back of the head after responding a to a disturbance. Public Administration Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-12-16 A worker's hip was broken after the worker tripped over a backpack while walking into a classroom. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-16 A worker received a burn to the face after coming into contact with some chemicals. Health Care and Social Assistance Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-12-16 A worker sustained a leg fracture after being hit by a car. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-12-16 A worker sustained a fractured spine after jumping 8 feet from the cab of a crane. Metal Manufacturing Other
2016-12-14 A worker received a cut to the hand after coming into contact with blade in a machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-14 A worker's finger was injured after it got pinched between the roo-cage and an outrigger. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-13 A worker's arm was injured after it was caught in a bagel forming machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-13 A worker's skull and spine were fractured after the worker fell into a feeder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-12 A worker sustained a fractured spine, pelvis, and rib after falling 12 feet off a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-12 A worker received an injury to the liver after falling off a table onto a chair while at work. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-08 A worker's hand was injured after being caught in a feed roller. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-08 A worker's fingertips were injured after getting stuck in a hot press. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-07 A worker received burns to the abdomen and leg while using a blow torch on a brace shock absorber. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-12-07 A worker received a burn to the leg after a shock absorber exploded while the worker was torching. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-12-07 A worker's finger was amputated after it was pinched in a school bus chair. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-07 A worker sustained a broken pelvis after slipping on ice in a parking lot. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-05 A worker's finger was amputated after it was caught in a compost spreader and belt-driven engine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-12-02 A worker sustained a skull fracture after being hit by a truck while walking across a parking lot. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-12-02 A worker sustained a broken knee after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-12-01 A worker sustained a fractured back after falling off a ladder. Information Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-30 A worker sustained a fracture to the hand and lacerations to the fingers after coming into contact with a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-11-29 A worker sustained a finger amputation while using a knife. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2016-11-29 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a saw blade. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2016-11-29 A worker sustained a head injury after falling from a chair. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-29 A worker sustained back and leg injuries after the worker's leg buckled while the worker was walking to a class room. No Industry Listed Other

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