Inspection: 1608379.015 - Detyens Shipyards, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Raleigh
Detyens Shipyards, Inc.
Usns 1st Lt. Jack Lummus 1670 Drydock Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
1670 Drydock Avenue Building 236, Suite 200, North Charleston, SC 29405
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 336611/Ship Building and Repairing
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 07/21/2022
Case Closed: 03/09/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001A||Serious||19100145 C03||01/09/2023||01/20/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||I - Informal Settlement||Citation has been deleted.|
|2.||01001B||Serious||19100145 F03||01/09/2023||01/20/2023||$8,701||$0||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 8:15 p.m. on July 17, 2022, an employee was preparing to weld inside a ship's smokestack while performing ship repair at a shipyard. The employee was standin g on a plywood blank set 6 inches below the stack opening to prevent slag and de bris from dropping down into the engine room. The plywood blank did not hold emp loyee's weight and he fell 75 to 100 ft and was killed.
Keywords:fall, fall from elevation, plywood, ship, shipyard, stack, unstable surface, welder, welding