Hospitalizations

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You can use the information in this table to build hazard awareness and prevent risk for similar occurrences in your workplace. This table shares preliminary details about in-patient hospitalization events reported to DOSH. When possible, entries are updated. This is not a complete 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
2014-10-09 A worker received burns to the face while pouring alcohol on to a hot calendar line roll. Wood Product Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-10-08 A worker sustained a head injury after falling through a ceiling onto a concrete floor below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-07 A worker received burns to the shoulder, back, and eye after a cord on a vacuum the worker was using broke causing a flash. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-10-07 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder onto cement. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-07 A worker sustained an injury to the head after falling from a second story building. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-06 A worker sustained a fractured leg after slipping and falling into a wet well while stepping onto a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-06 A worker's ankle was fractured after a motor vehicle backed into a dumpster the worker was moving. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-10-06 A worker's toe was injured after piece of concrete fell onto it Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-10-05 A worker received chest pains while working under stress and high pressure. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Overexertion & bodily reaction
2014-10-05 A worker sustained a hand injury while slaughtering goats. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-10-03 A worker's ankle was fractured after the worker fell while at work. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-03 A worker sustained burns to the hands, arms, face, neck, abdomen, and knees after a flashback. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-10-03 A worker's hip was injured while the worker was cleaning a therapy unit pool. Health Care and Social Assistance Other
2014-10-03 A worker's spine was fractured after being crushed between a flatbed and a piece of machinery. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-10-03 A worker sustained fractured of the face, jaw, collarbone, sternum, ribs and spleen after the tractor the worker was operating flipped over while going down hill. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-10-02 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell 8 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-02 A worker's head, chest, and back were injured after the worker fell 25 feet while tree fushing a limb. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-02 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-10-01 A worker's wrist was injured after coming into contact with a Skil saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-10-01 A worker sustained a head injury after slipping and falling onto a concrete slab. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-10-01 A worker's pelvis, elbow and spine were fractured after the worker fell 13 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-30 A worker's foot was crushed after a 3000 pound steel plate fell onto it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-30 A worker's knee was injured after the worker fell onto it while roofing. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-29 A worker's ankle was fractured after the worker fell 8 feet off a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-29 A worker sustained multiple injuries after the tractor the worker was operating was hit by a motor vehcie. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-29 A worker's face was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-28 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after losing balance on a plank and jumping to the ground. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-27 A worker's hip was injured after the worker slipped and fell while walking into a client's house. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-26 A worker became exhausted while using a leaf blower. Construction Overexertion & bodily reaction
2014-09-25 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after falling off a platform and possibly coming into contact with a forklift. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-25 A worker's leg was fractured after it was crushed by a forklift. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-25 A worker sustained chemical burns to the eyes and face after coming into contact with a chemical. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-09-24 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-24 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-22 A worker's knee, leg, and ankle were injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-22 A worker's knee, leg, and ankle were injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-22 A worker's foot was crushed after a trailer hitch fell onto it. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-22 A worker sustained a head injury after falling from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-21 A worker's head was injured after it was hit by a beam that fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's hip was fractured after a forklift operator knocked over some crates onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's skull and spine were fractured after a piece of machinery fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's skull and spine were fractured after a metal bar fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-20 A worker's hip was fractured after being hit by crates that were knocked over onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-19 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a high pressure hose. Accommodation and Food Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-09-19 A worker sustained fractures to a rib and shoulder and an injury to the chest after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-19 A worker sustained injuries to the head, and chest after the worker fell out from under the right side of a tender. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-19 A worker's shoulder and rib were fractured after the worker was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-09-19 A worker's chest and head were injured after the worker fell out from under the right side of a tender. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-18 A worekr's rib and shoulder were fractured after the worker fell 20 feet from a roof onto a concrete wall and then into a pond. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-09-18 A worker's head and jaw were injured after being struck by a drill. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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