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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1494280.015 - Kaiser Foundation Hospitals

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

 

Inspection Nr: 1494280.015
Report ID: 0950635
Open Date: 09/24/2020

Site Address:
Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
25825 Vermont Ave
Harbor City, CA 90710

Mailing Address:
25825 Vermont Ave, Harbor City, CA 90710

Union Status: Union

SIC:

NAICS: 622110/General Medical and Surgical Hospitals


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 04/30/2021

Emphasis:

Close Case:


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1646234
Accident 1716792
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 1 5
Current Violations 3 1 1 5
Initial Penalty $34,425 $0 $20,000 $425 $0 $54,850
Current Penalty $34,425 $0 $20,000 $425 $0 $54,850
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Repeat 342(A) 05/04/2021 $20,000 $20,000 $0 05/23/2021 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Other 43000029 B03 05/04/2021 06/07/2021 $425 $425 $0 05/23/2021 C - Contested  
3. 02001 Serious 5199(E)(1) 05/04/2021 05/14/2021 $15,300 $15,300 $0 05/23/2021 C - Contested  
4. 03001 Serious 5199(G)(4)(B) 05/04/2021 05/14/2021 $7,650 $7,650 $0 05/23/2021 C - Contested  
5. 04001 Serious 5199(H)(6)(C)1. 05/04/2021 05/14/2021 $11,475 $11,475 $0 05/23/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 133853.015
Event: 12/24/2020
Two Employees With Covid-19 Infection Are Hospitalized

At 7:00 p.m. on August 6, 2020, Employee #1, a Registered Nurse, was hospitalize d with pneumonia and COVID-19 symptoms. Employee #1 had shortness of breath and tachycardia with mild exertion and was diagnosed was COVID-19 related pneumonia. On July 24, 2020, Employee #1 was working on the telemetry floor of a hospital. The hospital had two telemetry units, one for COVID-19 floor and one non-COVID- 19, which nurses float between. Employee #1 had performed a nasopharyngeal (NP) swab on a COVID-19 patient while wearing a level 2 surgical mask and on July 25, 2020, he cared for a patient who was reported positive for COVID-19 on July 30, 2020. On July 31, 2020, Employee #1 began to exhibit COVID-19 related symptoms such as body aches and a sore throat. On July 31, 2020, Employee #1 was sent hom e pending test results. On August 1, 2020, Employee #1 was tested and on August 3, 2020, the test was reported positive for COVID-19. On August 7, 2020, Employe e #1 was discharged. On December 24, 2020, Employee #2, was hospitalized due to COVID-19 related symptoms. Employee #2 worked as an administrative staff employe e in the inpatient staffing office. The staff were not exposed to patients but w ere exposed to nursing staff. On December 11, 2020, Employee #2 had an unplanned interaction with four coworkers in the break room in which the coworkers remove d their face coverings to eat and failed to practice social distancing. On Decem ber 12, 2020, one of those coworkers tested positive for COVID-19. On December 1 5, 2020, Employee #2 began to feel ill and left work. On the December 16, 2020, Employee #2 was tested for COVID-19 and on December 18, 2020, the test results c ame back positive. On December 24, 2020, Employee #2's blood oxygen began to dro p and she went to the ER where she was admitted. Employee #2 was treated with an tibiotics and oxygen and later discharged (date unknown).

Keywords:infectious disease

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1494280.015 Hospitalized injury Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
2 1494280.015 Hospitalized injury Registered nurses
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