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Pennsylvania Department of Health
UPMC DIGESTIVE HEALTH AND ENDOSCOPY CENTER
Building Inspection Results

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UPMC DIGESTIVE HEALTH AND ENDOSCOPY CENTER
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UPMC DIGESTIVE HEALTH AND ENDOSCOPY CENTER - Inspection Results Scope of Citation
Number of Residents Affected
By Deficient Practice
Initial comments:Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0000


Facility ID# 14711501
Component 01
Main Building

Based on a Relicensure Survey completed on February 11, 2019, it was determined that UPMC Digestive Health and Endoscopy Center was not in compliance with the following requirements of the Life Safety Code for an existing Ambulatory health care occupancy.

This is a three-story, Type III (200), unprotected ordinary building, without a basement, that is fully sprinklered.




 Plan of Correction:


28 Pa. Code 569.2 STANDARD Electrical Systems -Essential Electric System:State only Deficiency.
Electrical Systems - Essential Electric System Categories
*Critical care rooms (Category 1) in which electrical system failure is likely to cause major injury or death of patients, including all rooms where electric life support equipment is required, are served by a Type 1 EES.
*General care rooms (Category 2) in which electrical system failure is likely to cause minor injury to patients (Category 2) are served by a Type 1 or Type 2 EES.
*Basic care rooms (Category 3) in which electrical system failure is not likely to cause injury to patients and rooms other than patient care rooms are not required to be served by an EES. Type 3 EES life safety branch has an alternate source of power that will be effective for 1-1/2 hours.
3.3.138, 6.3.2.2.10, 6.6.2.2.2, 6.6.3.1.1 (NFPA 99), TIA 12-3
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0915

Based on observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to install a remote emergency stop switch for the emergency generator for one of one generators, affecting the entire facility.

Findings include:

1. Observation on February 11, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., revealed there was no emergency generator remote manual stop station located outside of the generator enclosure.

Interview with the Administrator and maintenance personnel on February 11, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., confirmed there was not a remote manual stop switch located outside of the generator enclosure.




 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 02/25/2019

Pa Code 569.2 Standard Electrical Systems Essential Electric System: Main Building 01 Component-01
Electrical Systems-Essential electrical system-Main Building- Will install a remote emergency stop switch for the emergency generator that is affecting this facility. Vendor has been notified and installation has been completed on 2/25/19. Emergency stop button is located inside the facility directly above the annunciator for the emergency generator. This will be included in the annual emergency generator inspection that the vendor conducts annually.

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