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
2015-01-21 A worker's finger was amputated after it was caught on a metal tab. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-21 A worker's wrist was injured while the worker was trying to make adjustments to a spray gun. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-19 A worker received an injury to the lungs after a 200 pound log fell 30 feet and hit the worker on the back. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-19 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a gas powered saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-17 A worker sustained fractures to the spine and ribs after falling 15 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-16 A worker's fingers were crushed while the worker was working on an excavator. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-16 A worker sustained a broken leg after being assaulted by a student. Educational Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-01-16 A prison inmate's finger was injured after being caught in a washing machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-16 A worker sustained a fracture pelvis after being crushed between two trucks. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-15 A worker sustained fractures to the leg and ankle after coming into contact with a steel beam. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-14 A worker's throat was cut during a robbery at work. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2015-01-13 A worker sustained a burn to the hand and elbow after touching a 200 volt wire. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2015-01-13 A worker sustained a fractured spine after falling from a tree. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-12 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after slipping on a wet step. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-08 A worker sustained an ankle injury after walking backwards and tripping over a pallet. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-08 A worker fell and sustained a head injury. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-07 A worker sustained a knee injury after slipping and falling on a sidewalk. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-06 A worker sustained a head injury after being hit by a motor vehicle while crossing the road. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-01-06 A worker's neck was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-05 A worker sustained a fractured skull after falling from a trailer. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-05 A worker's skull was fractured after the worker fell backwards while tightening a strap through a wench. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-02 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the face after falling 30 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2015-01-02 A worker sustained a fractured tooth, and an injury to the lip after being hit by a metal pole. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-02 A worker sustained multiple rib fractures, and an crushing injury to the chest after coming into contact with a roller machine. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-02 A worker sustained an amputation to one finger and fractured another finger after coming into contact with a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2015-01-02 A worker's face was fractured in a motor vehicle accident. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2015-01-01 A worker sustained multiple wounds to the chest and back after being stabbed while at work. Retail Trade Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-12-30 A worker received an injury to the wrist after slipping while cutting floors with a chisel. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-29 A worker sustained a fracture to the thigh after falling out of a truck. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-29 A worker's head was injured after coming into contact with a tire that exploded. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-26 A worker's forearm was injured after being bitten by a cat. Other Services (except Public Administration) Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-12-26 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker slipped on water in a kitchen. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-25 A worker's elbow, forearm, and wrist were injured after the worker fell 4 feet from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-24 A worker's foot was crushed after it was run over by a forklift. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-23 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after slipping and falling while getting off a forklift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-23 A worker sustained a fracture to the foot after coming into contact with a piece of equipment. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-22 A worker sustained a fracture to the knee after jumping off a trail. No Industry Listed Other
2014-12-21 A worker's fingertips were amputated after coming into contact with a spout mixer while the worker was attempting to clean and repair it. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-21 A worker sustained a head injury after falling while at work. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-18 A worker's hip, thigh, and ankle were injured after the worker came into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-17 A worker's head, and wrist were injured after the worker fell 10 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-16 A worker sustained fractures to the legs and an injury to the chest after falling 20 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-15 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the pelvis, spine, and leg after falling off a ladder. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-15 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after slipping on ice while walking down a concrete pathway. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-15 A worker sustained multiple partial finger amputations after coming into contact with a saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-15 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the arm and ribs after coming into contact with an auger. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-12-14 A worker sustained a leg fracture after tripping over a rug. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-13 A worker sustained a collasped lung after slipping on a column form and falling onto the column. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-11 A worker sustained a fracture to the arm and injuries to the eye and shoulder after falling from a ladder. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-12-11 A worker sustained a fracture to the forearm after falling off a ladder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips

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