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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309729762 - Newport News Shipbuilding And Drydock Company

Inspection Information - Office: Norfolk

Nr: 309729762Report ID: 0316300Open Date: 02/14/2008

Newport News Shipbuilding And Drydock Company
4101 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3731/Ship Building and Repairing
NAICS: 336611/Ship Building and Repairing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/25/2008
Emphasis: S:Fall From HeightClose Case:04/04/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19150152 A 03/26/2008 04/01/2008 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200220275Event: 02/13/2008Employee Drowns In Fall From Aircraft Carrier
The USS Carl Vinson was docked at a shipyard. A sheet metal worker was working on the ventilation system for the aircraft carrier. When he removed a wooden cover from a plenum, he fell into the water and drowned. His employer had not provided fall protection equipment.
Keywords: shipyard, ship, fall, fall protection, drown
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309729762 Fatality Other Sheet metal workers

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