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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1609353.015 - Ramsey Express Trucking, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto


Inspection Nr: 1609353.015
Report ID: 0950624
Date Opened: 07/21/2022

Site Address:
Ramsey Express Trucking, Inc.
1111 Humphreys Drive
Stockton, CA 95203

Mailing Address:
Po Box 407, Holt, CA 95234

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/14/2022


Case Closed: 02/27/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1918205
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $525 $0 $14,925
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $525 $0 $14,925
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# 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  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148051.015
Event: 07/11/2022
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Bundle Of Pipes

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1609353.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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