DOSH Summary of Hospitalizations

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
2014-03-12 A worker's eye was injured after coming into contact with rebar while landscaping. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-12 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell ten feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-12 A worker's hand was crushed after it was caught in a hydraulic press. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-11 A worker received an injury to the lung after landing on the left buttock. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-10 A worker's hand was fractured after the worker lost balance on a scaffold and came into contact with a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-10 A worker's hand and wrist were injured after being exposed to metal shavings. Metal Manufacturing Other
2014-03-08 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker slipped and fell from a truck ramp. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-06 A worker's hand was fractured after it was caught between a slide fork and the frame. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-05 A worker's skull was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-05 A worker sustained a head injury after slipping and falling to the ground while walking on a playground. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-05 A worker's skull was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-05 A worker finger was amputated after coming into contact with a circular saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-05 A worker was exposed to smoke after a paint drum caught on fire. Metal Manufacturing Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-03-05 A worker's leg was fractured after two trays of dirt fell on it. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-04 A worker's spine and pelvic were fractured after the worker fell two stories to a wooden platform and continued falling one more story. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-03 A worker received abdominal injuries after falling from a second story roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-03 A worker's shoulder was fractured after the worker slipped and fell in a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-03 A worker received abdominal injuries after falling from a second story roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-03 A worker's shoulder was fractured after the worker slipped and fell in a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-27 A worker's wrist was injured after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-27 A worker's wrist was injured while the worker was using a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-26 A worker's head was injured after the worker fell 15 feet. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-26 A worker's fingers were injured after the worker got a hand stuck in a kneading machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-26 A worker was electrocuted after coming into contact with 115,000 volts while setting a pole. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-02-24 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker got both hands stuck on a running belt. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-21 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker stepped out of a skid steer. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-02-21 A worker's spine and forearm were fractured after the scissor lift the worker was operating, while 20 feet up in the air, tipped over. No Industry Listed Other
2014-02-20 A worker's thigh was injured after the worker came into contact with a fire hose. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-20 A worker's neck was fractured after the worker slipped and fell on some ice while escorting kids from a bus. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-19 A worker's head was injured when the worker used a pry bar and was hit in the head by it. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-18 A worker's ankle was fractured while the worker was at work. Retail Trade Other
2014-02-18 A worker's legs were fractured after tripping on carpeting. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-18 A worker's wrist was fractured after the worker slipped, while holding onto a trailer, and fell underneath a trailer Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-18 A worker's neck was fractured after the worker tripped on a cord and fell into a cabinet and onto the floor. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-17 A worker's finger was injured after the worker came into contact with a dicer. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-15 A worker's head was injured after the worker fell while officiating a basketball game. Other Services (except Public Administration) Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-15 A worker's hand was fractured after the worker put it inside a machine. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-15 A worker's hand and wrist were injured while the worker was cutting vegetables. Health Care and Social Assistance Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-13 A worker was injured after being hit by a car while stepping out of a truck. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-02-12 A worker sustained an arm fracture after a 100 pound roofing roll fell on it. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-12 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a blade. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-12 A worker received burns to the hand and sustained possible internal injuries after touching live electrical lines. Public Administration Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-02-12 A worker's finger was amputated after the worker came into contact with a table saw blade. Educational Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-12 A worker's neck was fractured after the worker slipped and fell on ice. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-11 A worker sustained a skull fracture while changing a cut off blade on a chop saw. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2014-02-11 A worker's wrist was fractured after the worker tripped on a chair. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-10 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker tripped on a wheel chair secure lift. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-09 A worker's spine was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-08 A worker's back was injured after the worker fell while skiing. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-02-08 A worker's ankle and foot were fractured after the worker fell in the snow. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips

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