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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1521527.015 - Blue Staffing Agency

Inspection Information - Office: Norfolk

Nr: 1521527.015Report ID: 0316300Open Date: 03/15/2021

Blue Staffing Agency
Uss Mcfaul At General Dynamics Nassco Norfolk
Norfolk, VA 23502
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 336611/Ship Building and Repairing
Mailing: 528 Lincoln Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/25/2021
Close Case:08/31/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134290.015Event: 03/15/2021Employee Is Killed While Performing Maintenance On Ship
At 8:00 a.m. on March 15, 2021, Employee #1 was in the process of removing, clea ning, preparing the surface, and replacing the blow-in door gasket seals on the USS McFaul. The door was tagged out in the open position however, in this posit ion the pneumatic pressure and electric power could not be secured. While perfor ming the work the door closed on the employee crushing her. She died from the re sulting traumatic asphyxiation and cardiac arrest.
Keywords: asphyxiated, cardiac arrest, crushed, lockout/tagout, maintenance, shipyard
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1521527.015 Fatality Fire Tender

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