Report a death, hospitalization

Call 1-800-423-7233 or visit an L&I office to report a:

  • workplace death (that happens within 30 days of an incident).
  • workplace injury that is possibly fatal.
  • in-patient hospitalization related to the workplace (that happens within 30 days of an incident).

Employers are responsible to make sure reports are made within 8 hours of an incident, or within 8 hours of learning about it.

When reporting, you must provide:

  • the name of the establishment.
  • the location, time and date of the incident.
  • the number of fatalities, hospitalized employees, or pesticide exposures.
  • a brief description of the incident.

More information on fatalities & hospitalizations.


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