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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1204659.015 - City Of Chicago - Fire Department

Inspection Information - Office: Illinois Public Sector

Nr: 1204659.015Report ID: 0551701Open Date: 01/23/2017

City Of Chicago - Fire Department
4900 W Ferdinand
Chicago, IL 60601
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: 121 N Lasalle Streetattn: Mr. Rahm Emanuel - Mayor, Chicago, IL 60602

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/23/2017
Close Case:09/28/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100134 G03 II 07/17/2017 08/21/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100134 G04 I 07/17/2017 08/21/2017 $0 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 92691.015Event: 01/17/2017Fireman Looses Airway And Falls Out Of Two-Story Window
At 11:45 p.m. on January 17, 2017, Employee #1, a firefighter in full PPE, was trying to advance a 1.75 inch fire hose from the second floor, inside a residential multi-story home that was on fire. While attempting to advance the fire hose, the employee was struck by an unknown object inside the home, causing his fire helmet to shift. Employee #1s MSA respirator became slightly dislodged off his face, allowing toxic smoke to enter his air way. The employee made an unsuccessful attempt in securing his air way, and found himself in need of an air supply. The employee relocated to a window in the rear of the residential home, but fell two stories out of the window and onto an air conditioning unit that was located at ground level, parallel to the home. Employee#1 sustained injuries to his ribs, as well as contusions, abrasions and fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: access/egress, ppe, rib, air conditioner, contusion, fall, heat, residential construction, hose, fracture, fire fighter, fire, fire brigade/department, emergency response, struck against, smoke, respirator, toxic atmo
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1204659.015 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Firefighting occupations

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