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
2016-05-11 A worker's head was injured after the worker fell from a loading dock. Retail Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-05-05 A worker's leg was broken after a beam fell over and trapped the worker between two verticle tube beams. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-05-05 A worker sustained fractured ribs and injuries to a lung and to the spine after a scaffold collapsed onto the worker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-05-05 A worker sustained a fractured leg after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-05-03 A worker sustained a broken ankle after stepping backwards onto concrete and then falling while watering plants. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-05-02 A worker sustained a head injury after and slipping and falling while walking. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-29 A worker's elbow was injured after the worker fell while going down some stairs. Food Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-29 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker fell to the floor. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-29 A worker sustained a concussion after being hit by a food cart. Public Administration Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-29 A worker sustained a hand injury while carrying a counter top with tile on it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-28 A worker was injured after falling from a roof while cleaning some skylights. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-27 A worker sustained a leg injury while working in a crawl space. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-26 A worker's fingertips were amputated after coming into contact with a mower. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-26 A worker's arm was injured after the worker fell while mounting a tricycle. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-26 A worker's knee was fractured after the worker tripped while going down a flight of stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-26 A worker's finger was partially amputated while the worker was removing a metal horizontal stud from a vertical metal stud wall. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-26 A worker's finger was smashed after a part fell onto it while the worker was working on a tractor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-26 A worker sustained an eye injury while working on an irrigation system. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-25 A worker's heels and feet were broken after the worker fell 6-8 feet from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-22 A worker's hip was fractured after the worker fell 1-2 feet from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-22 A worker's shoulder, hip, and knee were injured after the worker fell from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-22 A worker's fingers were partially amputated while the worker was routing an MDF door. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-21 A worker's elbow was shattered after the worker fell from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-20 A worker's finger was crushed after coming into contact with a metal roller. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-20 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a saw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-19 A worker's fingertips were amputated after the worker was involved in a forklift accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-04-18 A worker sustained a fractured hip after losing balance and falling while walking. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-18 A worker's pelvis was fractured after being pinned between a beam and sheets of plywood. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-18 A worker sustained a back injury after bending over a cart to scan items. No Industry Listed Other
2016-04-16 A worker sustained broken ribs and injuries to the head and lungs after a stack of bins fell over and hit the worker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-15 A worker's hand was injured while cleaning a pipe line. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-14 A worker sustained a fractured knee cap after slipping on some ice. Accommodation and Food Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-13 A worker sustained a broken leg after falling while out on a field. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-12 A worker received burns to the chest while doing hot work in a compressed air portion. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-04-11 A worker sustained fractures to the elbow, ankle, and hip after a piece of lumber fell onto the worker. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-11 A worker was injured after falling off a donkey while playing donkey basketball. No Industry Listed Other
2016-04-10 A worker's hand was injured after receiving an electrical shock. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-04-10 A worker's hip was injured after somes boxes fell onto the worker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-09 A worker was injured after fainting and falling to the ground. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2016-04-08 A worker sustained injuries to the hands and arms after being attacked by a dog. Construction Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-04-07 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a clipper saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-06 A worker's leg and ankle were broken after the worker received an electrical shock and fell from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-05 A worker's finger was injured after coming into contact with a band saw. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-05 A worker's knee was injured after coming into contact with a siding gun. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-04 A worker sustained a broken hip after tripping and then falling. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-04-04 A worker sustained finger injuries while prepping cables for recycle removal. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-04-04 A worker's hand was injured after it was pinched. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2016-04-01 A worker's fingers were amputated after being smashed while the worker was pouring concrete. No Industry Listed Other
2016-04-01 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with an auger. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-31 A worker's toes were fractured after 500 pounds of steel fell onto them. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment

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