Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313345548 - Nycfd - E 221

Inspection Information - Office: N.Y. Manhattan

Nr: 313345548Report ID: 0253650Open Date: 08/14/2009

Nycfd - E 221
161 S 2nd St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: 9 Metrotech Ctr, Bklyn, NY 11201

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/27/2009
Emphasis: L:HhClose Case:03/05/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 F02 11/24/2009 01/13/2010 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202271995Event: 08/14/2009Fire Fighter Is Hospitalized For Stroke Symptoms, Later Dies
On August 12, 2009, Employee #1, a fire fighter who served as chauffeur for New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Engine Company 221, was responding to a fire alarm and checking the fire hydrant outside the alarm location. Employee #1 complained of feeling dizzy and having problems breathing. The other fire fighters began medical treatment and transported Employee #1 back to the unit's firehouse. En route to the firehouse, the fire fighters contacted FDNY dispatch and requested that EMS responders meet them at the firehouse in Brooklyn, NY. Upon arrival at the firehouse, paramedics examined and evaluated Employee #1. They recognized his symptoms as possibly related to stroke and transported him to Bellevue Hospital. Employee #1 remained under medical care in the hospital, until he died at approximately 4:30 a.m. on August 14, 2009.
Keywords: cardiovasc system, firefighter, emergency response, dizziness
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313345548 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.