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 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
2019-10-11 A worker received burns to the neck and handswhile working on a gas line. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2019-10-11 A worker received burns to the hands while working on a gas line. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2019-10-11 A worker's finger was smashed while stacking some parts on a floor. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2019-10-08 A worker's finger were injured after the worker hand was pinched between a basket and a rock. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-10-07 A worker sustained a fractured leg after falling ten feet from a aladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2019-10-07 A worker received an injury to the head after falling 5 to 7 feet of a piece of machinery. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-10-06 A worker sustained a fractured leg while moving product with a pallet jack down a ramp. No Industry Listed Other
2019-10-06 A worker sustained a fractured wrist and shoulder, and received injuries to the face and head after falling in a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-10-05 A worker's finger were cut after coming into contact with a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-10-05 A worker sustained a shoulder fractured after falling 15 feet from a ladder. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2019-10-04 A worker received an injury to the eye after a splinter from a wood deck flew into it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-10-03 A worker sustained burns to the torso after sparks from a grinder caught the worker on fire. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2019-10-02 A worker sustained a ankle fracture after sliiping down some stairs. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-30 A worker sustained a partial toe amputation after coming into contact with a saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-30 A worker sustained multiple fractures to the ribs, jaw, and skull and received injuries to the chest and liver after falling 10 feet from a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-30 A worker sustained a broken heel and received a cut to the finger after falling 16 feet off a ladder. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-27 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after falling from a roof. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-27 A worker sustained a fractured pelvis after falling 20 feet backwards off a roof. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-27 A worker sustained a fractured arm after coming into contact with part of a log. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-26 A worker sustained a possible finger tip amputation while altering a pair of pants. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-25 A worker sustained a fractured hip after falling off an 8 foot ladder while pulling some wire. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-25 A worker received burns to the torso and shoulder after a spark lit the worker's shirt on fire. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2019-09-24 A worker received an injury to the forearm after sliiping and then falling while carrying a chainsaw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-24 A worker received an injury to the foot after being shot in the foot by a nail gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-24 A worker received an injury to the leg after getting it pinned between two pallet jacks. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-24 A worker received a bruise to the hip after slipping on a log while out inspecting a weir. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-23 A worker received an injury to the eye after a staple flew into it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-23 A worker received an injury to the finger after getting it caught in a chain. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-23 A worker sustained a dislocated jaw and loss of teeth after tripping and then falling while doing a walk thru of a house. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-23 A worker sustained some broken ribs after slipping and then falling over tiled floor at work. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-20 A worker received an injury to the head after falling off a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-19 A worker thumb was amputated after a mechanism from a trailer came into contact with it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-19 A worker received an injury to the head after slipping and then falling down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-19 A worker's finger was amputated while the worker was cutting and trimming some beef. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-18 A worker's finger was partially amputated after coming into contact with a meat cutter. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-18 A worker's finger tip was amputated after getting it caught between a deep fryer tank and frame. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-18 A worker sustained a kneecap and leg fractures after tripping while carrying a computer down a hall. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-17 A worker's heel was fractured after falling off a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-16 A worker received an injury to the leg after it was ran over by a motor vehicle. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2019-09-16 A worker's finger tio was crushed after a piece of machinery dropped on to it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-16 A worker received burns to the upper extremities after coming into contact with boiling water. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2019-09-16 A worker received an infection on the hand after receiving a cut earlier in the day while at work. No Industry Listed Other
2019-09-15 A worker sustained a fractured hand after it was caught in a hops grinder. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-14 A worker received a cut to the head after falling down while moving a traffic cone. No Industry Listed Other
2019-09-13 A worker's finger tip was amputated while moving a fan guard. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-12 A worker sustained some rib fractures and received an injury to the lungs after being caught between a truck and a structure. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-12 A worker sustained a skull and facila fractures after coming into contact with a force of air released from a tire. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-11 A worker sustained a fractured spine after falling 35 feet off a roof into a planter below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2019-09-11 A worker received an injury to the eye after a piece of wire flew into it. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2019-09-10 A worker sustained a broken hip after slipping and then falling while at work. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips

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