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Pennsylvania Department of Health
JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER- MCKEESPORT
Building Inspection Results

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JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER- MCKEESPORT
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JOHN J KANE REGIONAL CENTER- MCKEESPORT - Inspection Results Scope of Citation
Number of Residents Affected
By Deficient Practice
Initial comments:Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0000


Facility ID# 364702
Component 01
Main Building

Based on an Abbreviated survey, as part of a complaint investigation completed on July 7, 2021, it was determined that John J Kane Regional Center- McKeesport was not in compliance with the following requirements of the Life Safety Code for an existing health care occupancy.

This is a four-story, Type II (222), fire resistive building, with a basement, that is fully sprinklered.



 Plan of Correction:


NFPA 101 STANDARD Smoke Detection:State only Deficiency.
Smoke Detection
2012 EXISTING
Smoke detection systems are provided in spaces open to corridors as required by 19.3.6.1.
19.3.4.5.2
Observations:
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0347
Based observation and interview, it was determined the facility failed to maintain smoke detection systems in one instance, affecting one out of twenty-one smoke compartments.

Findings include:

1. Observation on July 7, 2021, at 2:10 p.m., revealed the ceiling had been removed from the main lobby due to damage caused by a wind storm. Without the ceiling in place, the smoke detection devices, including the one for the main fire alarm control panel, will not operate as designed. The affected area is constantly occupied and supervised by facility staff.

Interview with the Facility Administrator and Maintenance Director on July 7, 2021, at 2:45 p.m., confirmed the smoke detection deficiency.


 Plan of Correction - To be completed: 07/16/2021

The Environmental Service Manager (ESM) with the Security Chief set up a Fire watch to continuously monitor the affected area until the repairs were completed. Service requests were placed with Allegheny County Department of Facilities Management to remedy identified problem. As of 7/16/2021 all ceiling tiles and track have been replaced in the affected area. All lights, speakers, and smoke detectors have been remounted and are fully functional.

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