The 23-year-old Short, who was married with a 2-year-old son, was a member of the shipyard's HVAC apprentice program.
An investigation is underway by the area Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) office. Details regarding the accident have not been disclosed. A spokesperson for the shipyard said that it is cooperating in the OSHA investigation.
Publication date: 08/09/2004