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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140115.015 Event: 08/22/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee worked for a City water treatment plant. The employee was exposed to a coworker that had tested positive for COVID-19. The employee last worked on A ugust 16, 2021, and developed symptoms of COVID-19. At 8:00 a.m. on August 22, 2021, the employee was hospitalized due to COVID-19. The employee was released f rom the hospital approximately three days after he was admitted but was readmitt ed on September 13, 2021. On October 2, 2021, the employer died from pneumonia r elated to his COVID-19 infection. Information regarding engineering, administrat ive and personal protective equipment controls for COVID-19 are not included in the narrative.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1557630.015 Fatality Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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