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Inspection: 102218336 - Quassaick Bridge Fire Dist Eng Co

Inspection Information - Office: N.Y. White Plains

Nr: 102218336Report ID: 0253690Open Date: 03/09/1988

Quassaick Bridge Fire Dist Eng Co
504 Liberty Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
Mailing: 191 Walsh Road, Newburgh, NY 12550

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/1988
Close Case:03/09/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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 102218336 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations
2 102218336 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations
3 102218336 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations
4 102218336 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Firefighting occupations

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