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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
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) 03/19/2021 04/23/2021 $5,000 $5,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 129325.015 Event: 08/27/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
On August 3, 2020, Employee # 1 was working. The employer was notified by a cowo rker that Employee # 1 had tested positive for COVID-19. The employer conducted contact tracing and identified 10 employees and two contract-cleaning employees that may have had close contact with the coworker. Employee # 1 was one of the 1 0 employees identified as possibly being exposed to Covid-19 from the coworker. The employer asked Employee # 1 to quarantine and provided instructions on how t o get tested. Employee # 1 was instructed by the employer to self-monitor for sy mptoms, check his email for updates, and to provide the employer with informatio n on the status of his testing and symptomology every 2 to 3 days to determine w hen Employee # 1 could return to work. Employee # 1 began experiencing symptoms and on August 7, 2020, tested positive for COVID-19. On August 13, 2020, the emp loyer learned that the injured had been hospitalized, and on August 26, 2020, th e employer was notified by the girlfriend of Employee # 1 that he had died on Au gust 26, 2020, most likely due to COVID-19. DOSH was notified of the death of Em ployee # 1 on August 27, 2020 at 7:49 pm. DOSH was notified of the hospitalizati on on September 18, 2020, via a letter submitted by Counsel for the employer.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491821.015 Fatality Production helpers

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