Upmc TCU

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 3
PA State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
PA Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated April 12, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

June 13, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
8/12/2013
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Few
8/12/2013
Properly constructed piped-in oxygen systems.
Low
Few
8/12/2013

May 16, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Exits that are free from obstructions and can be used at all times.
Low
Some
7/15/2012
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
7/15/2012

June 16, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
A two-hour-resistant firewall separation.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Many
8/15/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Many
8/15/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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