Chemical or toxic exposure or an oxygen
deficiency requiring medical examination or attention.
A student mishap at a training command that
results in any interruption or cessation of formal training
in which at least 1 day of instruction is lost or the student
is rolled back or disenrolled from the course.
A contractor mishap caused by contractor
operations that results in reportable injury or
occupational illness to military or on-duty civilian
Fires, injuries, and fatalities associated with fires.
Material (property) damage occurring ashore
involving a repair or replacement cost of $10,000 or
more as a result of a mishap. Cost of repair or
replacement includes cost of labor; all DOD man-hours
will be computed at $16 per hour for that purpose.
Examples of reportable mishaps are those involving the
improper operation or maintenance of equipment,
improper ashore cargo handling, and equipment
casualties caused by electrical faults. Damage to small
craft and service craft assigned to a shore activity is also
Explosive and conventional ordnance mishaps.
DOD motor vehicle mishaps involving collisions
with other vehicles; pedestrians or bicyclists struck by
a motor vehicle or other objects; personal injury or
property damage caused by cargo shifting in a moving
vehicle; personal injury in moving vehicles or from falls
from moving vehicles; towing or pushing mishaps; and
other injury or property damage when on or more of
the following conditions result:
1. At least $2,000 property damage
2. A fatality or lost-time injury (5 or more lost
3. A fatality or injury requiring treatment greater
than first aid to non-DOD personnel
A traffic mishap that does not involve a
government motor vehicle but results in a fatality or
lost-time injury (5 or more lost workdays) to military
personnel or to on-duty DOD civilian personnel or
results in $2,000 damage to DOD property. Collisions
involving pedestrians or bicyclists struck by a motor
vehicle and other objects are to be included if reporting
requirements are met.
Off-duty, recreation, athletic, and home mishaps.
(Chapter 11 of this manual covers the Recreation,
Athletics, and Home Safety Program.)
Diving mishaps if they result in a fatality
regardless of the time between the diving incident and
death or whether hyperbaric treatment-recompression
therapy was conducted as a result of aviation bends or a
diving mishapor any diving injury that results in 5 or
more lost workdays.
An exception to these shore mishap reporting
requirements is made for aircraft and aviation accidents.
Chapter 8 of this training manual covers naval aviation
Special Investigations for Shore Mishaps
If an occupational on-duty shore mishap results in
a fatality or hospitalization of five or more persons, the
responsible echelon 2 command initiates an
investigation within 48 hours of notification of the
mishap. The echelon 2 command establishes an
investigative team to examine the cause of the mishap
and recommend corrective action. The leader of this
team may be either from headquarters or from a
subordinate command other than the mishap activity,
This team leader must be a senior line officer (O-5 or
above) or an OSH professional. The Naval Safety
Center may also provide a team member. An
investigation is not required for motor vehicle mishaps
or for mishaps exclusively involving contractor
The mishap investigation team reports its findings
to the Naval Safety Center, Chief of Naval Operations
(N9), and the chain of command in a detailed For
Official Use Only mishap report.
Formats for Reporting Shore Mishaps
The five formats for reporting shore mishaps, as
provided in OPNAVINST 5102.1C, are as follows.
Diving Mishap/Hyperbaric Treatment/Death
Report, OPNAV 5102-5
Explosive Mishap Report (EMR)/Conventional
Ordnance Deficiency Report (CODR),
Motor Vehicle Mishap Report, OPNAV 5102-4
OPNAV Safety Report (SR), OPNAV 5102/9 (for
personnel injury and material damage)