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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Unsafe Working Environment (Gulf of Mexico)

BP America Production Company was assessed a $25,000 penalty by the Offshore Minerals Management on October 25, 2006 because “operations were not performed in a safe and workmanlike manner. While making an assessment of the unsafe conditions on the platform that needed repairing, the construction crew did not barricade a 3’4" x 3’4" opening in the stairway landing. Later, one of the crew members was injured when he fell through the open hole approximately 20’ and into the Gulf of Mexico.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
10/25/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $25,000
Further Information Released
Summary of OMM Penalties (p. 11 of 15) 3/23/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database