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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Improperly Grounded Skid Mounted Electrical Pressure Washer

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined BP Exploration & Oil Inc. for a violation occurring on March 15, 2001. According to MMS: “Rig floor hand injured after receiving a shock from an improperly grounded skid mounted electrical pressure washer.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
5/9/2002
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $23,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 4 of 8) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database