Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138112.015 Event: 08/01/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working at a general medical or surgical hospital. She worked as a patient sitter. She had allegedly been exposed to a COVID-positive patient on or about July 18, 2021. She worked on the 19th, was off on the 20th, and never returned to work. She called in to quit on July 22nd. The employer had not been aware that the employee had contracted COVID, that she had symptoms of COVID, or if or when she was hospitalized. She died on or about August 1, 2021. Her emplo yer learned of her death when the health department notified the hospital on Aug ust 11, 2021.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1547597.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close