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Inspection: 1496416.015 - San Francisco Fire Dept

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Francisco

 

Inspection Nr: 1496416.015
Report ID: 0950611
Open Date: 10/07/2020

Site Address:
San Francisco Fire Dept
2310 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Mailing Address:
698 Second Street Room #315, San Francisco, CA 94107

Union Status: Union

SIC:

NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/27/2020

Emphasis:

Close Case:


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1670301
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,550 $0 $2,550
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,550 $0 $2,550
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 04/07/2021 $1,275 $1,275 $0 05/04/2021 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Other 3209(A) 04/07/2021 05/24/2021 $1,275 $1,275 $0 05/04/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131678.015
Event: 10/07/2020
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Third Floor Fire Escape

At 11:00 a.m. on October 7, 2020, a local fire department employee was participa ting in a standpipe drill at the department local training center. The employee was on the 3rd floor turning on a water valve near the fire escape. The standpip e outlet was approximately a foot away beyond the fire escape railing. The Y-out let itself had two outlets to accommodate the attachment of 2 hoses. It is a pol icy that the outer outlet that is furthest away from the fire escape be connecte d and it was so connected. Partway through the drill, for reasons unknown, the e mployee went from the floor onto the fire escape and turned on the lever for the 2nd outlet of the Y-valve (which had no hose attached). This caused water to fl ow out the valve at 100 psi, hitting the employee and pushing him off balance an d backwards over the railing. He fell approximately 27 feet to the ground, suffe ring blunt force head trauma and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, fall, fall protection, fire brigade/department, fire escape, fire ext system, fire fighter, head, high pressure, high pressure pipe, pressure piping, pressure release, skull, traini

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496416.015 Fatality Fire Fighter
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