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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126032.015 Event: 04/28/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working for a meatpacker. It slaughtered animals other than poul try. April 17, 2020, was the employee's last day of work. He neither showed nor reported any signs or symptoms of an infection with COVID-19 when last at work. The employee was not believed to have been exposed to the virus at the workplace . On April 28, 2020, he died, due to an infection with COVID-19. This was an OSH A-covered fatality. The employer was not notified of the event until May 4, 2020 . The employer reported the event to the World Allergy Organization (WAO), as th ere were rumors of the event on May 2, 2020. The employer has implemented social distancing, PPE, and engineering and administrative controls at the facility.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1474747.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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