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
2017-07-12 A worker sustained a broken leg while out in the woods. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2017-07-12 A worker received a laceration to the hand after a furnace landed on to it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-12 A worker sustained a broken jaw and a tongue injury while coming down from a 5 foot scaffold. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-11 A worker received a hip injury after falling while stepping backwards off a crane. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-11 A worker's leg was injured after a log rolled onto it and pinched it against another log. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-11 A worker received a head injury while pursuing an offender at a golf office. No Industry Listed Other
2017-07-10 A worker received an injury to the back after slipping and falling 4 feet to the ground below. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-07 A worker sustained a collapsed lung while lifting a heavy window at work. No Industry Listed Overexertion & bodily reaction
2017-07-04 A worker received an injury to the head after tripping over some boxes. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2017-07-04 A worker sustained a partial thumb amputation while cutting corn on a cob. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-07-03 A worker sustained a leg injury after twisting it and falling onto a rock. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-30 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation after a handle slipped off a post driver and came down onto the worker's finger. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-29 A worker was exposed to carbon monoxide while trying to put out a car fire. Health Care and Social Assistance Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-06-28 A worker received a foot injury while walking down a slope. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-28 A worker was exposed to smoke while parked in a garage. Health Care and Social Assistance Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-06-27 A worker sustained a cut to the wrist while removing insulation with a razor knife. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-26 A worker received a laceration to the forearm after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2017-06-26 A worker sustained severe dehydration after showing signs of heat stress exposure. No Industry Listed Overexertion & bodily reaction
2017-06-26 A worker's fingers were amputated while the worker was working on a press brake. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-26 A worker sustained a broken leg and a head injury after the worker's legs gave out while turning around to retrieve a cup of coffee. No Industry Listed Other
2017-06-23 A worker received a head injury after losing footing and falling 12 feet to the ground. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-23 A worker received a finger injury after a circular saw kicked back and came into contact with the worker's finger. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-21 A worker's leg was crushed after coming into contact with a piece of metal. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-18 A worker sustained a partial finger amputation after coming into contact with a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-16 A worker's finger was injured after it was caught in a board the worker was carrying. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-16 A worker sustained fractures to the spine and pelvis after falling when a roof collapsed. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-16 A worker sustained skull and rib fractures, and injuries to the face after falling from a street sweeper. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-15 A worker received a puncture injury to the lung after contacting handlebars while participating in a team building bicycling exercise. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-11 A worker's finger was partially amputated while the worker was using a box knife. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-10 A worker's fingers were degloved after the worker's hand was caught in a piece of equipment. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-09 A worker's thumb was partially amputated after being caught between two rollers. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-09 A worker was exposed to MRSA after working with a client who had MRSA. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-06-08 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was caught in a conveyor. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-07 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and an injury to the head after falling 10 feet from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-07 A worker received an injury to the face after falling forward and hitting it against a bucket of a machine. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-06 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the spine and arm after falling 30 feet from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-06 A worker received an injury to the hand after coming into contact with a hand saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-05 A worker was electrocuted while adding wire to a live electrical panel. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2017-06-03 A worker received an injury to the shoulder while reaching into a freezer. No Industry Listed Overexertion & bodily reaction
2017-06-02 A worker received an injury to the eye after a piece of concrete flew into it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-02 A worker received a head injury after being hit by a kickball while outside during recess. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-06-02 A worker sustained several fractures to the spine after falling 20 feet off a wall. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-06-01 A worker received an injury to the tailbone after slipping and falling while exiting a scissor lift. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2017-05-31 A worker's finger was partially amputated after being caught in a winch. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-31 A worker's hand was crushed after it was caught in a roller machine. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker sustained fractures to the jaw and skull after coming into contact with a metal beam. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker's finger was partially amputated after being caught in a vehicle door. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker received an injury to the head after being struck by a bin. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker sustained a shoulder fracture and injuries to some nerves after some pallets fell onto the worker. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2017-05-30 A worker received an injury to the abdomen while removing a counter top. Construction Contact with objects & equipment

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