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Inspection Detail

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 $5,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,850
Current Penalty $5,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3205(C) 03/02/2022 $5,850 $5,850 $0 03/11/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138999.015 Event: 08/31/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee had been working as a Special Education Teacher at an elementary sch ool. The employee had been identified as a close contact with a student who tes ted positive for COVID-19. The employee last worked on Monday, August 16, 2021. On August 19, 2021, the employee called out from work due to not feeling well. O n August 19, 2021, the employee was tested and received a positive result on Aug ust 24, 2021. The employer tried to contact the employee on a Monday or Tuesday when she not return to work and her spouse told the employer that she was hospi talized due to COVID-19 related pneumonia. At 8:00 a.m. on August 31, 2021, the employee died due to complications arising from COVID-19 pneumonia which resulte d in heart and lung failure. Her death has been attributed to a workplace exposu re. The employer did not have an effective COVID-19 Prevention Program in place.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1552325.015 Fatality Teachers, special education

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