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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $20,000 $0 $0 $56,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $8,000 $0 $17,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 12/28/2020 $5,000 $20,000 $0 01/13/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Serious 5199(E)(1) 12/28/2020 $9,000 $9,000 $0 01/13/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 5199(H)(6) 12/28/2020 $9,000 $9,000 $0 01/13/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 04001 Other 5199(I) 12/28/2020 01/15/2021 $3,000 $18,000 $0 01/13/2021 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130261.015 Event: 05/13/2020Three Employees With Covid-19 Infection Are Hospitalized
At 12:16 p.m. on May 13, 2020, three employees providing direct care to patients at a medical center were reported hospitalized due to COVID-19 infection. Emplo yee #1 (Physician) was hospitalized for 11 days starting May 24, 2020. Employee #1 was exposed to a positive COVID-19 patient while performing patient care duti es on April 18, 2020, and received a medical evaluation on April 24, 2020. The e mployee was placed on precautionary quarantine on April 21, 2020, after which ti me his symptomes worsened and he was hospitalized on May 4, 2020, and discharged May 12, 2020. Employee #1 was initially tasked to only assess and work with non -COVID-19 positive patients but worked with a positive patient on the day of exp osure. Employee #2 was hospitalized for at least 5 days starting July 12, 2020, after being exposed while performing nursing direct patient care duties. Employe e #3 contracted COVID-19 while working in close quarters performing nursing dire ct patient care duties duties with coworkers. This employee was hospitalized fro m October 23, 2020 to October 26, 2020. Adequate Aerosol Transmissible Diseases and respiraory protection policies and procedures were not in place.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1475603.015 Hospitalized injury Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
2 1475603.015 Hospitalized injury Registered nurses
3 1475603.015 Hospitalized injury Health diagnosing practitioners, n.e.c.

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