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NAVY - OPNAV 5100.21B

(N09F) AFLOAT MISHAP INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING

inactive, Most Current
Organization: NAVY
Publication Date: 7 September 1993
Status: inactive
Page Count: 135
scope:

a. The afloat safety program applies to:

(1) Commissioned, U.S. Navy ships and their embarked boats and landing craft or leased boats

(2) Pre-commissioned, U.S. Navy ships and their embarked boats and landing craft or leased boats beginning when the ship gets underway for Acceptance Trials

(3) LCACs

(4) All USNS ships manned by federal civilian mariners assigned to Military Sealift Command (MSC)

(a) The manning complexities of MSC ships may require some tailoring of the administrative procedures in this instruction.

(b) The procedures for MSC ships shall, at a minimum, provide protection equal to, or better than, the ones in this instruction.

(c) Reference (f) contains guidance and administrative procedures for use by MSC ships and the assigned civil service mariners and military detachment personnel.

b. Shipboard mishap investigation and reporting procedures in this instruction apply to mishaps resulting in damage to the ships or craft listed in paragraph 4a at all times both underway and moored. (See paragraph 7d for exceptions.)

c. Shipboard mishap investigation and reporting procedures in this instruction apply to mishaps resulting in death or injury to all personnel aboard the ships or craft listed in paragraph 4a at all times when the ship is underway. (See paragraph 7d for exceptions.)

d. Shipboard mishap investigation and reporting procedures in the following instructions apply when mishaps occur aboard any moored ship or craft listed in paragraph 4a for:

(1) Ship's military and federal civilian mariners assigned as crew members (permanent or under temporary orders) aboard ship and on- or off-duty ashore will follow the investigation and reporting requirements of this instruction.

(2) Military personnel assigned to a shore unit identification code (UIC) will follow the investigation and reporting requirements of references (g) and (h).

(3) Federal civilian employees (except federal civilian mariners assigned to Military Sealift Command ships) will follow the investigation and reporting requirements of references (g) and (h).

(4) Other civilians, dependents, or foreign personnel are not reportable under this instruction. Request guidance from Commander, Naval Safety Center (COMNAVSAFECEN) on mishap investigation and reporting requirements. Submit the request by message to:(COMNAVSAFECEN NORFOLK VA//30/054//) or call DSN: 564-1562 or commercial: (804) 444-1562 during normal working hours; or DSN: 564-3520 or commercial: (804) 444-3520 after working hours.

e. Motor vehicle mishaps not covered by paragraphs 4a-4d above will be reported as required by enclosure (9).

f. Those diving and hyperbaric treatment mishaps not covered by paragraphs 4a-4d above (e g., ship's divers diving from a shore command) will be reported according to enclosure (8). Diving mishaps resulting in a reportable injury to Navy divers making recreational dives or diving mishaps not involving Navy divers require the submission of a report according to the provisions of enclosure (10).

g. Off-duty recreation, athletics, and home mishaps will be reported as required by enclosure (10).

h. See enclosure (2) for further guidance as to what constitutes a "reportable afloat mishap" and a listing of mishaps not reportable under this instruction.

Document History

OPNAV 5100.21B
September 7, 1993
(N09F) AFLOAT MISHAP INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING
a. The afloat safety program applies to: (1) Commissioned, U.S. Navy ships and their embarked boats and landing craft or leased boats (2) Pre-commissioned, U.S. Navy ships and their embarked boats...
May 20, 1991
(N09F) AFLOAT MISHAP INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING
A description is not available for this item.
March 26, 1974
(N09F) AFLOAT MISHAP INVESTIGATION AND REPORTING
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