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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133964.015 Event: 01/04/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
At 8:00 a.m. on January 4, 2021, an employee who had worked as a Licensed Practi ce Nurse (LPN) was reported as having contracted a COVID-19 infection. The narra tive does not indicate if the employee was diagnosed on that date and sent home or hospitalized on that date. According to employer, the employee worked in the ICU with COVID-19 positive patients. The preliminary report indicated the employ ee died on the weekend of January 16, 2021, however, discussion with the hospita l EH&S department confirmed the employee actually died on January 21, 2021.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1517129.015 Fatality Licensed practical nurses

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