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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
2016-11-09 A worker sustained a leg fracture after slipping on some steps while leaving. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-08 A workers sustained a leg fracture after falling off a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-08 A worker's face and eyes were exposed to a chemical after a bottle burst open while the worker was moving material. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-11-08 A worker's eye was injured after some dirt gravel mix got in it while the worker was using a pick axe. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-11-07 A worker sustained a broken wrist after falling 4 to 5 feet from a stairwell while grinding concrete. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-05 A worker received a burn to the hand while operating a cutting torch. Wholesale Trade Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-11-03 A worker's hip was dislocated while the worker was trying to enter into a car. No Industry Listed Other
2016-11-02 A worker received an injury to the hand after it was caught in a conveyor belt. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-11-02 A worker was exposed to a chemical after a patient set off a fire extinguisher. Health Care and Social Assistance Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-11-02 A worker sustained an ankle injury after stepping on a toy while walking with a child. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Falls, slips, trips
2016-11-01 A worker sustained a fractured hip after falling to the ground while walking with a student to the gym. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-30 A worker received an injury to the knee after falling on a walk way while retreiving some caution tape. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-29 A worker received an injury to the head after being hit by a piece of wood. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-28 A worker received an injury to the knee while cleaning a van inside a car wash bay. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Other
2016-10-28 A worker received injuries to the face and eyes after a concrete hose burst and sprayed concrete onto the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-25 A worker sustained a wrist fracture after falling 6 feet from a ladder. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-24 A worker's foot was injured after it was run over by a piece of heavy equipment. Other Services (except Public Administration) Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-23 A worker sustained a hand injury after getting a nail jammed into it while removing flashing. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-21 A worker's finger was amputated after being caught on a wooden panel. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-21 A worker sustained fractures to the pelvis, neck, spine, and rib and an injury to the kidney after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Accommodation and Food Services Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-10-20 A worker sustained a partial hand amputation after it was caught in a bulldozer fan. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-19 A worker's shoulder was dislocated after it was hit by a chain. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-18 A worker sustained fractures to the rib and a laceration to the liver after a tree fell onto the worker. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Other
2016-10-18 A worker sustained ankle and leg fractures after falling in a warehouse. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-17 A worker received a laceration to the face after being hit by a water hose. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-17 A worker's arm was injured after being caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-17 A worker sustained a leg fracture after slipping and falling while rotating bakery stock. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-16 A worker's fingertip was amputated after coming into contact with a band saw while the worker was cutting a piece of meat. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-14 A worker sustained a fractured skull and a broken collar bone after slipping off a piece of equipment while fixing a cellar door. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-14 A worker sustained a broken arm after it was pulled in a conveyor. Information Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-13 A worker sustained a fracture to the face, and received a laceration to the head after coming into contact with a 1 1/2 inch pipe or hose that blew off a pressurized air system. Metal Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-12 A worker received a laceration to the head after falling to the floor and striking it against the concrete ground. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-12 A worker's nasal cavities became irritatated after being exposed to a chemical. Educational Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-10-12 A worker sustained ligament damage to the knee while coming down a ladder. Construction Other
2016-10-12 A worker sustained torn ligaments in the knee after falling in a parking lot while walking. Health Care and Social Assistance Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-11 A worker's leg was crushed after coming into contact with a forklift. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-11 A worker received an allergic reaction after being exposed to fly spray. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-10-11 A worker's fingers were amputated after his hand was pulled into the blade of a table saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-11 A worker sustained fractures to the face and neck, and an injury to the head after stepping off a scissor lift and falling 8-9 feet to the ground below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-11 A worker received a cut to the finger after coming into contact with a trimmer blade, but the finger was later amputated. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-10 A worker received a cut and a concussion to the head after hitting it while tacking up a steel post on a flume. Utilities Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-10 A worker sustained a fractured leg after jumping off the back of a truck and landing on uneven ground. Wholesale Trade Other
2016-10-10 A worker sustained a fracture and skin damage to a finger after getting it caught in a peeler machine. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-10 A worker sustained a fracture and ligament damage to the leg after it was struck by a 10' x 10' panel. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-10 A worker received a cut to the hand while checking on a research instrument in the field. Educational Services Other
2016-10-07 A worker sustained a compound break to the leg after falling while at a foster parent's home. Public Administration Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-07 A worker sustained a bruise to the abdomen after hitting it on a forklift. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-06 A worker's finger tip was amputated after it was stuck in a hydraulic box. Food Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-10-06 A worker sustained a broken ankle after tripping in a trailer. Metal Manufacturing Falls, slips, trips
2016-10-06 A worker sustained two canine bites in the knee while acting as a decoy during a training exercise. Public Administration Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

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