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Asthma

Safety at the Salon Training (Posted 4/30/18).



Consultation and Enforcement

70-8-2018 DOSH Compliance and Consultation Visits and Compensable Claims Rates in Washington State, 2015-2016 (631 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)


Logging

11-05-2018
Logger Safety Initiative: Findings from the initial safety consultations (776 KB PDF) (Posted 6/26/2018)

92-27-2018
Choker Setter Struck by Falling Exhaust Flap from Motorized Carriage (568 KB PDF) (Posted 6/12/2018)

11-04-2018
Evaluation of the Logger Safety Initiative: Impact on employer-reported payroll hours and workers’ compensation claim rates (825 KB PDF) (Posted 6/12/2018)

94-13-2018
Hazard Brief: Keep in the Clear on the Landing (654 KB PDF) (Posted 6/5/2018)

97-06-2018
Near Miss Alert: Tether Line Breaks after Damaged by Bucket Move (718 KB PDF) (Posted 6/5/2018)

94-12-2018
Hazard Brief: Inspect Guyline Stumps and Twisters Daily (612 KB PDF) (Posted 4/30/2018)

98-01-2018
Best Management and Operating Practices for Steep Slope Machine Logging (2.49 MB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)

97-05-2018
Near Miss Alert: Base Machine Pulled Over by Steep Slope Machine (566 KB PDF) (Posted 2/23/2018)

94-11-2018
Hazard Brief: Create and Follow Check-in Procedures (510 KB PDF) (Posted 2/20/2018)

94-10-2018
Hazard Brief: Base and Tail Hold Machines Can Create Hazards on Haul Roads (504 KB PDF) (Posted 2/6/2018)


FACE

71-173-2018 Construction narrative
Heavy Equipment Operator Run Over by Compactor Roller (630 KB PDF) (Posted 7/5/2018)
Slideshow (1.51 MB PDF)(Posted 7/5/2018)
Incident Date: June 26, 2017

71-172-2018 Construction narrative
Trucking Supervisor Crushed between Two Belly Dump Trailers (586 KB PDF) (Posted 6/25/2018)
Slideshow (1.44 MB PDF)(Posted 6/25/2018)
Incident Date: January 10, 2017

71-171-2018 Automation / Robot narrative
Warehouse Worker Crushed by Forks of Laser Guided Vehicle (587 KB PDF) (Posted 5/14/2018)
Slideshow (1.07 MB PDF)(Posted 5/14/2018)
Incident Date: December 9, 2015

71-170-2018 Agriculture narrative
Laborer Falls 20 Feet from Scissor Lift in Fruit Cold Storage Warehouse (633 KB PDF) (Posted 5/14/2018)
Slideshow (1.29 MB PDF)(Posted 5/14/2018)
Incident Date: September 4, 2017

93-03-2018 
Washington State Work-Related Fatalities Report (2.09 MB PDF).

71-169-2018 Construction narrative
Ironworker Falls 30 Feet through Skylight Roof Opening (556 KB PDF) (Posted 4/23/2018)
Slideshow (1 MB PDF)(Posted 4/23/2018)
Incident Date: September 22, 2017

71-168-2018 Construction narrative
Siding Contractor Falls 23 Feet from Apartment Balcony (600 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)
Slideshow (1.21 MB PDF)(Posted 3/22/2018)
Incident Date: March 21, 2017

71-167-2018 Agriculture narrative
Laborer Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury when Struck By Load Falling from Forklift (593 KB PDF) (Posted 3/07/2018)
Slideshow (1.46 MB PDF)(Posted 3/07/2018)
Incident Date: June 22, 2017

71-166-2018 Construction narrative
Skid Steer Loader Operator Crushed (544 KB PDF) (Posted 2/12/2018)
Slideshow (1.72 MB PDF) (Posted 2/12/2018)
Incident Date: January 3, 2017

52-42-2018
Forklift Operator Dies When Crushed between Forklift Overhead Guard and Mast (1.24 MB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)
Incident Date: May 2012

71-165-2017  Agriculture narrative
Mechanic Crushed by Bin Destacker (397 KB PDF) (Posted 12/18/2017)
Slideshow (1003 KB PDF) (Posted 12/18/2017)
Incident Date: December 29, 2014

71-165-2017 en Español 
 Mecánico aplastado por un desapilador de bandejas (640 KB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)
 Slideshow (2.01 MB PDF) (Posted 3/22/2018)

71-163-2017  Agriculture narrative
Farm Laborer Dies When UTV Struck by Vehicle (414 KB PDF) (Posted 10/5/2017)
Slideshow (970 KB PDF) (Posted 10/5/2017)
Incident Date: April 24, 2017

71-163-2017 en Español 
 Trabajador agrícola muere cuando UTV es golpeado por un vehículo (667 KB PDF) (Posted 2/9/2018)
 Slideshow (1.13 MB PDF) (Posted 2/9/2018)


Research Findings

75-32-2018  Employers at Risk for Future Workers' Compensation Claims (600 KB PDF) (Posted 04/16/2018)

75-31-2018 Limited English Proficiency in Workers' Compensation (560 KB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)


SHARP Stats

76-12-2018 Injury Claims after Inspection (549 KB PDF) (Posted 4/30/2018)

76-11-2018 Construction Falls from Elevation (683 KB PDF) (Posted 2/23/2018)

76-10-2017 Injury and Illness in the Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry (328 KB PDF) (Posted 01/23/2018)


Surveillance: Occupational Health Indicators

Washington State Occupational Health Indicators - Current Data (2010 to Present) (710 KB PDF) (Posted 4/30/2018)


Worker Exposure

This report contains nine years of worker exposure assessment results conducted by industrial hygiene (IH) compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) in Washington State between 2008-2016.
69-6-2018 Industrial Hygiene Exposure Assessment Measurements in Washington State (1.16 MB PDF) (Posted 7/5/2018)


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