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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 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100502 H01 12/03/2021 12/27/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100502 L03 I B 12/03/2021 12/27/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001 Other 19040004 A 12/03/2021 12/27/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138857.015 Event: 09/03/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working as an ultrasound technician at a general medical or surg ical hospital. It was a medical center for veterans. He shared an office with a coworker. Their workstations were situated approximately 4 feet (1.2 meters) apa rt. Neither the employee nor the coworker was vaccinated. They were eating lunch at their workstations. Two days later, the coworker tested positive for COVID-1 9. He reported having experienced symptoms of COVID-19 on the day he and the emp loyee had eaten lunch together. Three days after the coworker tested positive, t he employee tested positive too. Six days after the employee tested positive, he was hospitalized. On September 3, 2021, the employee died in the hospital. The employee did not contract COVID-19 through any activity related to patient care. The employee had contracted COVID-19 from his coworker.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1551496.015 Fatality Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.

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