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|EAST ORANGE GENERAL HOSPITAL||300 CENTRAL AVE EAST ORANGE, NJ 07018||Jan. 23, 2019|
|VIOLATION: LIFE SAFETY FROM FIRE||Tag No: A0709|
|Based on observation on 1/23/19, it was determined that the facility failed to ensure every patient sleeping room has an outside window or outside door.
Reference #1: 42 CFR 482.41(b)(9), Buildings must have an outside window or outside door in every sleeping room.
1. On 1/23/19 at 11:00 AM in the presence of Staff #1, Intensive Care Unit inpatient sleeping Room #517 lacked either a window or a door to the outside.