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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126195.015 Event: 04/05/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working for a firm that processed financial transactions and act ed as a clearinghouse. At the site where she worked, the firm did commercial pri nting. She worked as a lead quality control coordinator. Her shift ran from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. She set up machinery, ensured that a quality level was achiev ed, and ensured that the material for the job matched the material to be inserte d. She had been employed at the firm for 16 years. Her last day worked was March 29, 2020. She later stated that on that day, she had carpooled with another wor ker, who was coughing in the car for the total time she was with him, approximat ely 45 minutes. Her symptoms started that day. She was tested on March 31, 2020. Her positive result came back on April 1, 2020. She had contracted COVID-19. On April 5, 2020, she died. This was an OSHA-covered fatality. This investigation has inspection number 1475327. There were two other warehouse workers at this si te who contracted COVID-19. One died on April 17. That fatality had investigatio n number 126198 and inspection number 1475342. Another died on April 19. That fa tality had investigation number 126197 and inspection number 1475337. They too w ere OSHA-covered fatalities.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1475327.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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