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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140890.015 Event: 10/06/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee had been working as a food batchmaker at a food manufacturing facil ity. On September 28, 2021, the employee had begun to experience COVID-19 sympto ms and took off work. On September 29, 2021, the employee was tested and receive d a positive test result on September 30, 2021. At 4:00 a.m. on October 6, 2021, the employee drove himself to the hospital. At 7:01 p.m. on October 16, 2021 he died from acute hypoxic respiratory failure related to COVID-19. A coworker who is also the employee's family member stated there were no concerns from him or the employee regarding how the employer handled COVID-19 prevention efforts at t he facility. The employer conducted thorough contact tracing but the soure of t he illness could not be identified. The facility was clean, well organized facil ity and had all required COVID-19 preventive programs in place that appeared to be effective.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1562362.015 Fatality Food batchmakers

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