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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126198.015 Event: 04/17/2020Employee 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 he worked, the firm did commercial prin ting. He was the lead quality control coordinator. His shift ran from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. He had been employed by the firm for 14 years. His last day worked, with a surgical mask worn, was March 27, 2020. On March 28, 2020, he had docume nted COVID-19 symptoms. He had a COVID-19 test on March 29, 2020. His symptoms w ere treated as those of pneumonia until the test results came back. He was admit ted to the hospital on March 30, 2020. On April 1, 2020, the test result came ba ck positive. He had contracted COVID-19. At 8:15 a.m. on April 17, 2020, he died . This was an OSHA-covered fatality. This investigation has inspection number 14 75342. There were two other warehouse workers at this site who contracted COVID- 19 and died. One died on April 5. That fatality had investigation number 126195 and inspection number 1475327. The other died on April 19. That fatality had inv estigation number 126197 and inspection number 1475337. They too were OSHA-cover ed fatalities.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1475342.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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