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
2016-03-31 A worker's toes were fractured after 500 pounds of steel fell onto them. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-30 A worker's finger was partially amputated after being caught in a valve on a cement mixer. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-29 A worker's finger was partially amputated while the worker was replacing belts on a kitchen hood exhaust fan. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-29 A worker sustained a broken leg after falling down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-29 A worker sustained a broken ankle after falling from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-28 A worker sustained a broken knee after falling from a big toy while playing with students. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-28 A worker's hip was fractured after falling while getting a flatbed ready for a driver. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-28 A worker sustained a broken pelvis after being crushed between two cars. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-03-25 A worker was exposed to chemicals while mixing the chemicals together. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-03-24 A worker sustained a fractured knee after tripping over a cord. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-23 A worker's head was injured after coming into contact with a nail. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-22 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with a metal bin. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-21 A worker received burns to the foot and shin after stepping into a pot of boiling water. Accommodation and Food Services Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-03-21 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a chainsaw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-21 A worker sustained chest and knee fractures after falling from a scaffold. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-21 A worker's arm was injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-20 A worker's finger was partially amputated after coming into contact with an auger. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-20 A worker's finger was amputated after coming into contact with an auger. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-19 A worker's leg was broken after being hit by a car another worker was pulling into a service bay. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-03-19 A worker sustained rib fractures and injuries to the chest and liver after falling 20 feet through glass planes. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-19 A worker sustained a broken leg after being hit by a car. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-19 A worker sustained multiple rib fractures and injuries to the chest and liver after falling 20 feet. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-18 A worker sustained a leg fracture after falling 25 feet to the ground below. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-18 A worker's thumb tip was amputated while the worker was clearing debris out of a groover machine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-18 A worker sustained a hip fracture after falling 25 feet from a third floor. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-17 A worker's arm, knee, and face were injured after a load of steel plates came off a truck and dragged the worker. Construction Other
2016-03-17 A worker's face, arm, and knee were injured after a load of steel plates came off a truck and dragged the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-16 A worker sustained a eye socket fracture and an injury to the head after coming into contact with a pry bar. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-16 A worker's finger was amputated while the worker was climbing down a ladder off a mixer. Wood Product Manufacturing Other
2016-03-16 A worker sustained a hip fracture after tripping while walking from a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-16 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after stepping into a hole on a slab. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-16 A worker's arm was fractured after the worker fell while walking down some steps from a short landing. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-16 A worker sustained a facial fracture after being hit by a pry bar. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-16 A worker's finger was amputated while the worker was climbing down a ladder off a mixer. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-16 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after stepping into a hole. No Industry Listed Other
2016-03-16 A worker sustained a broken leg while walking down some steps from a short landing. Transportation and Warehousing Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-15 A worker received an electrical shock after coming into contact with a high voltage line. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-03-15 A worker received an electrical shock after coming into contact with high voltage lines. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-03-11 A worker sustained an ankle fracture after stepping on a down sign and falling to the ground. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-11 A worker's thumb and index finger were partially amputated after coming into contact with a vinyl cutting saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-11 A worker sustained a broken ankle after falling to the ground while walking across a parking lot. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-11 A worker's thumb and finger were partially amputated after coming into contact with a vinyl saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-10 A worker's spine and wrist were fractured after the worker fell 15 feet. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-10 A worker's spine and hand were fractured after the worker fell 15 feet. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-10 A worker sustained a knee injury after kneeling for more than 90 minutes. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Other
2016-03-09 A worker's hip was injured after the worker fell while stepping into a slab depression. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-09 A worker's hand was injured after being caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-09 A worker sustained a hip injury after stepping into a depression and falling. Construction Falls, slips, trips
2016-03-09 A worker's hand was injured after being caught in a conveyor. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-03-08 A worker sustained a chest injury after being assaulted by a client. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

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