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
2014-04-09 A worker sustained a fracture to the thumb and received an injury to the hand after falling off the back of a delivery truck. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-09 A worker's wrist was fractured after the worker slipped in a wet area. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-08 A worker sustained an injury to a finger after coming into contact with a metal desk. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2014-04-07 A worker's shoulder was injured after the worker fell while playing with children during a kids program. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-07 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker tripped and fell while pulling a mail rack. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-05 A worker's pelvis was fractured after the worker fell off a ladder while putting up siding. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-04 A worker's hand was injured after trying to slide some meat. Accommodation and Food Services Other
2014-04-04 A worker's elbow was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-04 A worker sustained a punctured lung after a 700 pound bell fell onto the worker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-04-03 A worker sustained a facial fracture after being struck by a branch while logging. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-04-03 A worker sustained a fracture to the spine and received an injury to the hip after falling. Wood Product Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-02 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a table saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2014-04-02 A worker sustained a fractured to the ankle and other bones after falling off a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-01 A worker sustained a fracture to the pelvis and received an injury to the chest after the bucket of a crane the worker was in turned over. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-04-01 A worker sustained a collasped lung after falling onto a pile of rocks. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-04-01 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a staple. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-30 A worker received burns to the face, head, and knee after an engine blew up. Other Services (except Public Administration) Other
2014-03-29 A worker's leg was fractured after the worker slipped while at work. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-28 A worker's head was injured after the worker fell 10 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-28 A worker's eye was injured after coming into contact with a nail. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-28 A worker sustained a brain injury after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Transportation and Warehousing Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-03-26 A worker sustained multiple injuries after falling from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-26 A worker sustained a fracture to the shinbone and ankle with metal pieces embedded after an irrigation pipe exploded. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-26 A worker's hand was fractured after it was smashed between a beam and a 4x4. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-26 A worker sustained a fractured ankle after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Retail Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-03-25 A worker was exposed to a chemical after coming into contact with it. Health Care and Social Assistance Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-03-25 A worker's hip was fractured during an logging accident. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2014-03-24 A worker's ankle and foot were fractured after the worker fell from a roof. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-24 A worker's pelvis was fractured after a 1000 pounds of steel fell onto it. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-21 A worker's pelvis was fractured after the worker fell from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-21 A worker received injuries to the abdomen after coming into contact with a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-21 A worker's buttocks were injured after the worker slipped and fell onto a stick while walking down a hill. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-20 A worker received a bullet wound to the leg after being accidently shot with a firearm. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-20 A worker's nose, cheek, spine, neck, and finger were fractured after the worker fell off an extension ladder. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-19 A worker's wrist and spine were fractured after the worker fell from a loading dock. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-19 A worker's thigh, shoulder, ribs, spine, and sternum were fractured after the worker was hit and pinned by 2000 pounds of wood pallets. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-19 A worker's elbow was injured while the worker was clearing a line while using a wetter jetter. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-18 A worker's arm and elbow were fractured after the worker was kicked by a spooked horse. Educational Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-03-17 A worker received electrical burns to the hand and sustained injuries internal after coming into contact with an exposed electrical bus. Other Services (except Public Administration) Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2014-03-17 A worker's pelvis was fractured when the worker was lifting heavy auto parts. Retail Trade Overexertion & bodily reaction
2014-03-15 A worker's ankle was dislocated after the worker fell off a horse while at work. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-14 A worker received a fracture to the leg and sustained and injury to the arm after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Retail Trade Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2014-03-14 A worker's pelvis and thigh were injured after the worker fell backwards off a refrigerator van. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-14 A worker's thumb was injured after it was caught in a forklift. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-13 A worker's ribs were fractured after the worker fell while transferring one car from one site to another. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2014-03-13 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker was pinned between a truck and a loading dock. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2014-03-13 A worker received an injury to the liver after being hit in the stomach and ribs by a gymnast's foot. Educational Services Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2014-03-13 A worker received a fracture to the thigh and wrist after falling from a ladder. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
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

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