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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125397.015 Event: 04/02/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
On April 2, 2020, an employee was working as an activities aide at a nursing hom e. What she was doing just before her illness occurred was unknown. She called o ff work on her next scheduled day to work, April 5, 2020. She went to the hospit al on April 6, 2020. She was sent home the same day. She was found dead at home on April 10, 2020. She had contracted viral pneumonia as a result of exposure to COVID-19 virus. This was an OSHA-covered fatality. Note: The nursing home had a resident with an active case of COVID-19 on April 1, 2020.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472496.015 Fatality Health aides, except nursing

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