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
2016-09-15 A worker's finger was partially amputated after a hatch came down onto it. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-14 A worker received burns to the arm and face after a gas line flashed while the worker was installing a regulator. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-09-14 A worker's foot was injured after coming into contact with a piece of glass. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-14 A worker had an allergic reaction to being bitten by an insect. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-09-13 A worker sustained a broken foot and ankle after slipping while stepping up onto the lip of an auger conveyor. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-09-12 A worker's arm and lip were injured after coming into contact with a wire cable. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-09 A worker sustained a broken pelvis after falling off the back of a semi truck. Educational Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-09-09 A worker sustained collar bone and shoulder fractures after tripping and falling to the ground. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-09-09 A worker sustained a broken leg and injuries to the back, stomach and eye after falling off a tractor and being run over. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-07 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Construction Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-09-07 A worker sustained a partial thumb amputation after coming into contact with a saw. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-07 A worker sustained a head and back injury after an aluminum cage fell onto the worker. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-07 A fire fighter received burns to the upper torso while fighting an apartment fire. No Industry Listed Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-09-06 A worker was injured after a 50 gallon drum exploded while the worker was cutting it with a line saw. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-09-06 A worker's hand was injured after coming into contact with a screw. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-09-02 A worker was injured after a piece of equipment flipped while the worker was offloading it from a truck. Transportation and Warehousing Other
2016-09-01 A worker sustained a fractured spine after falling from a roof while pressure washing. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-31 A worker received a muscle and tendon strain while offloading a truck and moving pallets. Transportation and Warehousing Overexertion & bodily reaction
2016-08-31 A worker became over exhausted while cleaning a grease hood. No Industry Listed Overexertion & bodily reaction
2016-08-31 A worker's jaw was injured after coming into contact with part of a vacuum canister while the worker was operating a sewage truck. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-31 A worker's hand was injured after it slipped into a spinning sprocket. Transportation and Warehousing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-30 A worker's fingertip was amputated at work. Metal Manufacturing Other
2016-08-30 A worker received an electrical shock while using wire strippers on a live line. Construction Exposure to harmful substances/environments (burns, electrocutions, drowning, choking, radiation, noise, etc.)
2016-08-29 A worker sustained a head injury after a beam fell onto the worker. Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-29 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Utilities Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-29 A worker sustained a collapsed lung while pushing a trash cart at work. No Industry Listed Other
2016-08-26 A worker was injured after being struck by a forklift. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-26 A worker sustained a broken thumb after coming into contact with an electric leaf blower. No Industry Listed Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-26 A worker was injured after being kicked in the stomach by a patient. No Industry Listed Violence and other injuries by persons or animals
2016-08-25 A worker's leg was crushed after it was pinned between two forklifts. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-24 A worker sustained an injury to the finger which later was amputated after a motor engine fell on it. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-24 A worker sustained foot and leg injuries after tripping and falling while walking down some stairs. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-24 A worker was injured after tripping and falling while walking down some stairs. Wholesale Trade Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-24 A worker sustained finger injuries while adjusting a fan in the hops. No Industry Listed Other
2016-08-24 A worker was injured after falling while moving chairs. Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-23 A worker's fingers were injured after coming into contact with a saw. Wood Product Manufacturing Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-23 A worker was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. No Industry Listed Transportation/motor vehicle incidents
2016-08-23 A worker's shoulder and lung were injured after the worker fell from a ladder. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-22 A worker sustained a hand injury while using a band saw to cut a bone. Retail Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-22 A worker's thumb was amputated while the worker was on a job site. No Industry Listed Other
2016-08-22 A worker was injured after slipping and falling while at work. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-19 A worker's leg was injured after coming into contact with a chain saw. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-19 A worker was injured after falling 15 feet from a roof to the dirt ground below. No Industry Listed Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-19 A worker's fingers were amputated while the worker was testing the airflow of a turbo. Wholesale Trade Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-19 A worker was injured after falling through a roof. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-19 A worker was injured after falling off the deck of a crane. Administrative and Support Services, and Waste Management and Remediation Services Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-19 A worker sustained a hip injury after a gang box on a truck tipped and fell onto the worker. Construction Contact with objects & equipment
2016-08-18 A worker sustained a broken leg after jumping down four feet to the ground. Wood Product Manufacturing Other
2016-08-18 A worker sustained broken ribs and and a broken hip after falling down a couple of steps while getting off a mechanical machine. Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Falls, slips, trips
2016-08-18 A worker's elbow was injured after coming into contact with a truck bumper. Utilities Contact with objects & equipment

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