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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140898.015 Event: 10/25/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
On October 13, 2021, an employee who worked as a corrections officer in a County jail tested positive for COVID-19. On October 21, 2021, the employer was notifi ed that the employee was hospitalized and had been placed on a ventilator due to COVID-19. On November 2, 2021, the employee died as a result of COVID-19. The employee is believed to have contracted COVID-19 in the workplace after a COVID- 19 outbreak in the jail. Information regarding engineering, administrative and p ersonal protective equipment controls for COVID-19 are not included in the narra tive.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1562425.015 Fatality

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