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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1477909.015 - Hackensack Meridian Health System

Inspection Information - Office: Parsippany

Nr: 1477909.015Report ID: 0214200Open Date: 06/05/2020

Hackensack Meridian Health System
7600 River Roadnull
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 622110/General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
Mailing: 7600 River Roadnull, North Bergen, NJ 07047

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/05/2020
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1601893    
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100134 F02 09/28/2020 10/21/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 10/08/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126776.015Event: 04/09/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working at a general medical and surgical hospital. He worked as a security officer in the Emergency Department at night, from 11:00 p.m. to 7:0 0 a.m. The last overnight shift he worked was the one on March 27, 2020, and Mar ch 28, 2020. During that shift, on March 28, 2020, he left early and went home s ick. On April 5, 2020, he was hospitalized, at a different hospital. Apparently he was released, because on April 9, 2020, he was found dead at home. He had die d due to an infection with COVID-19. This was an OSHA-covered fatality. There wa s another COVID-19-related death at this same workplace a few months later.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1477909.015 Fatality

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