Inspection: 1609353.015 - Ramsey Express Trucking, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto
Ramsey Express Trucking, Inc.
1111 Humphreys Drive
Stockton, CA 95203
Po Box 407, Holt, CA 95234
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/14/2022
Case Closed: 02/27/2023
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||3203(A)||12/06/2022||$525||$525||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||02001||Serious||3704||12/06/2022||$14,400||$14,400||$0||Z - Issued|
At 9:30 p.m. on July 11, 2022, Employee #1 was loading pipes at the Port of Stoc kton. Each pipe measured 3-inch in diameter, 21-feet in length. The pipes were b undled, 16 pipes in each bundle. Employee #1 asked the longshoreman to correct t he load, as it was uneven and appeared unstable. The longshoreman refused. Empl oyee #1 strapped the load down to the trailer. Three straps were utilized - fron t, middle and rear. Employee #1 drove the load a short distance across the stree t to the employer's yard to be unloaded by forklifts. Employee #1 began to remov e the straps. Employee #1 removed the first strap close to the truck cab first. Employee #1 began to loosen the tension of the strap at the rear of the trailer. A bundle of pipes fell from the trailer onto Employee #1. Employee #1's left le g femoral artery was severed. The left leg was amputated above the knee. Employe e #1 was pronounced dead on July 25, 2022 at 1:40 p.m. due to complications from injuries.
Keywords:amputated, amputation, artery, bundle, falling object, forklift, leg, struck by, trailer
|1||1609353.015||Fatality||Truck drivers, heavy|