Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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August 2019 Newport News Worker Fatality

Tim Ewing fell to his death in August 2019 while working on the USS George Washington at the Newport News shipyard, owned by a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). In February 2020, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited HII for one willful violation and two serious violations in connection with the incident and proposed a penalty of $161,925.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Labor – OSHA
Contracting Party
Defense - Navy
Court Type
Date of Penalty
Contractors Involved Penalty
Huntington Ingalls Industries $161,925
Further Information Released
OSHA Citation Notice 2/14/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database