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Inspection: 102218310 - Newburgh Fire Dept Public Safety Bldg

Inspection Information - Office: N.Y. White Plains

Nr: 102218310Report ID: 0253690Open Date: 03/02/1988

Newburgh Fire Dept Public Safety Bldg
504 Liberty Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
Mailing: 22 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/03/1988
Close Case:03/03/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360174486    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 992313Event: 02/14/1988Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Radiator
A fire department responded to a three-alarm fire. Ten firefighters were injured as they fought the fire. Several suffered burns, bruises, and cuts. One firefighter received an electric shock when he contacted the frame of an electric radiator that had apparently been energized by a ground fault. He was hospitalized for his injury. A second firefighter sprained his back. He was treated at a hospital and released. Two other firefighters also received electric shocks.
Keywords: firefighter, electrical, e gi vii, fire, back, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric shock, sprain, elec equipment--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Firefighting occupations
3 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
4 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Firefighting occupations
5 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
6 102218310 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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