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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 127528.015 Event: 07/05/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working as the maintenance manager at a poultry processing plant . His normal hours were first shift, with overtime as needed. During the COVID-1 9 pandemic, the employee performed his normal maintenance duties, which included managing the maintenance staff and coordinating maintenance needs for the plant . In addition, the employee worked with other maintenance workers in the plant a s needed. The employee last worked June 5, 2020. On that day, he was exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19. He went home. On June 7, 2020, he tested positive for COVI D-19. On June 12, 2020, he was hospitalized. On June 15, 2020, he was admitted t o the intensive care unit (ICU) and put on a ventilator. At 1:00 p.m. on July 5, 2020, he died due to COVID-19 related illness. The employer reported the fatali ty the same day.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482182.015 Fatality

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