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
2015-06-18 A worker's leg was injured after being scratched on a staple. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-18 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a piece of rebar. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-16 A worker's fingers were amputated and the worker received an injury to the hand after coming into contact with a table saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-16 A worker sustained multiple rib fractures after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-16 A worker sustained fractures to the wrist, hand, and rib after falling 20 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-15 A worker's wrist, ribs, and pelvis were broken after the worker slipped, tripped, and then fell while walking on an asphalt surface. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-14 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker fell from a chair while turning on a ceiling fan. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-14 A worker's neck was broken after a gazebo fell onto the worker while the worker was trying to load it on a truck. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-14 A worker sustained a foot injury after stepping onto a screw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-14 A worker sustained a spine fracture after losing balance and falling to the ground while moving a table. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-13 A worker's shoulder was injured after the worker fell off a horse. Public Administration Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-06-12 A worker's wrist was broken after the worker fell down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-12 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-12 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker fell 5 feet from a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-11 A worker's hand was fractured after coming into contact with a concrete machine. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-10 A worker's neck was fractured after coming into contact with an excavator. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-09 A worker's finger was fractured after coming into contact with a cheese grater. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-09 A worker's thumb was amputated after coming into contact with a gearbox. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-08 A worker sustained a spine injury after falling 20 feet. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-08 A worker sustained fractures to both legs after falling 20 feet from a scaffold. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-08 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a concrete cutting blade. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-08 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-08 A worker sustained a spine injury after falling 20 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-08 A worker sustained an elbow fracture after falling to the ground. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-08 A worker sustained a head injury after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-07 A worker sustained a head injury after slipping on a floor. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-06 A worker was exposed to a chemical fumes while picking up some materials. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-06-06 A worker sustained a fractured leg after the tractor the worker was operating fell into a ditch. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-04 A worker's leg was broken in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-04 A worker sustained broken ribs and an injury to the lung after falling off a stack of carpets. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-04 A worker sustained fractures to the leg and ankle after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Wholesale Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-04 A worker's back was injured in a motor vehicle accident. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-06-03 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a high-powered paint gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-03 A worker received an electrical burn to the arm after being shocked twice by a heater while doing dishes. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-06-03 A worker's foot was fractured after the worker fell 5 feet off a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-02 A worker sustained a fracture to the ribs after falling off a flatbed truck. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-02 A worker's leg was fractured after being hit by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-02 A worker received an injury to the foot after a horse stepped on it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-06-02 A worker sustained an injury to the chest after falling from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-06-01 A worker's ribs and leg were broken when the worker was caught and pulled into a press roller. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-01 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a portable power saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-06-01 A worker sustained a fracture to the collarbone and an injury to the head after falling off a ladder. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-05-30 A worker's pelvis was fractured after being struck by a hot tub while in the process of moving it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-05-29 A worker sustained a hip injury after falling while climbing a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-05-29 A worker's wrist was broken after the worker fell down a flight of stairs while walking down. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-05-29 A worker sustained broken ribs, a fractured spine and an injury to the spleen after falling 6-7 feet from a scissor lift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-05-29 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-05-29 A worker's chest was injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2015-05-28 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the tailbone, pelvis, and arm after falling while climbing up a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-05-28 A worker sustained a finger injury reaching into a tool box. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment

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