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Inspection: 312314990 - National Steel And Shipbuilding Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca South (Hh Unit)

Nr: 312314990Report ID: 0950662Open Date: 11/17/2009

National Steel And Shipbuilding Company
2798 Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92113
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3731/Ship Building and Repairing
NAICS: 336611/Ship Building and Repairing
Mailing: Po Box 85278, San Diego, CA 92186

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/03/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime Close Case:02/10/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101694222    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,500
Current Penalty $11,225 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,225
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3384 A 03/03/2010 03/10/2010 $11,225 $22,500 $0 03/08/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201693355Event: 10/30/2009Employee'S Hand Is Injected With Paint
At approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 30, 2009, Employee #1, who was employed by Craft Labor and Support Services, was working at NASSCO, a company that built and repaired ships. As Employee #1's secondary employer, NASSCO had direction and control over him. Employee # 1 was high-pressure spray painting at unit #217. Employee #1 stated that as he was pulling the air hose and the gun, he inadvertently pointed the Graco high pressure paint gun nozzle at his left hand and sprayed it. Employee #1's ring and middle finger area were injected with paint, at a pressure of greater than 4,000 psi. Employee #1 was hospitalized for required surgery to treat the injury. NASSCO provided painters with both cotton and Nitri-Solve rubber gloves. Employee #1 was wearing a Nitri-Solve glove, at the time of the accident. NASSCO was cited failure to provide hand protection, in the form of appropriate gloves for high-pressure spray painting.
Keywords: ppe, finger, spray painting, paint, air hose, high pressure, struck by, hand, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312314990 Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported

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