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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116426859 - Sunbelt Rentals Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Norfolk


Inspection Nr: 116426859
Report ID: 0316300
Date Opened: 10/09/2001

Site Address:
Sunbelt Rentals Inc.
Drydock 8 Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Portsmouth, VA 23709

Mailing Address:
611 Templeton Avenue Suite 107, Charlotte, NC 28203

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/31/2001

Emphasis: S:Shipyards

Case Closed: 12/31/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360870257
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $4,500 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $500 $4,500 $5,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Unclass 19150071 J03 11/02/2001 11/20/2001 $4,500 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 19040008 A 11/02/2001 11/07/2001 $500 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14509244
Event: 10/05/2001
Employee Killed By A Collapsing Scaffold

On October 5, 2001, Employee #1 dismantled a free standing scaffold. As he removed a midrail on the kneeout section, the scaffold collapsed, causing him to fall approximately 21 feet to the dry dock floor. Employee #1 died 2 days later from head injuries.

Keywords:collapse, fall, concussion, scaffold, unstable position

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116426859 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
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