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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other TDLWD RULE 800-01-03-.05(1)(A)1 12/04/2020 12/14/2020 $3,500 $3,500 $0 01/05/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131141.015 Event: 10/31/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
At 10:15 p.m. on October 31, 2020, an employee who had become ill due to exposur e to COVID-19 died. Approximately one week prior to experiencing symptoms, the e mployee had performed chest x-rays on two patients who were positive for COVID-1 9, one on October 16, 2020, and one on Ocotber 17, 2020. The employee began expe riencing symptoms on approximately October 23, 2020, and asked the employer (a h ospital) for a rapid COVID test on Ocotber 25, 2020. The employee was found to b e positive for COVID-19 the same day. On October 28, 2020, the employee began to feel worse and went to the ER of another local hospital and was admitted. The e mployee contracted COVID-19 and passed away due to complications including eithe r a myocardial infarction or pulmonary embolism, complicated by metabolic enceph alopathy, hypoxemic respiratory failure, diabetes mellitus, and SARS-CoV-2 pneum onia.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501037.015 Fatality Radiologic technicians

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