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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 119791663 - R&G Transportation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 119791663Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 10/27/1993

R&G Transportation
1435 Ellard
Turlock, CA 95380
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4213/Trucking, Except Local
Mailing: Po Box 1735, Woodland, CA 99999

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/29/1993
Close Case:11/01/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170696264Event: 10/27/1993Employee Struck In Head By Falling Plastic Pipe
On October 27, 1993, Employee #1, a truck driver, released the canvas load binders on a flatbed truck trailer loaded with unitized, bound plastic conduit. A single 2 1/2 inch by 10 foot length of PVC pipe swung down, striking him in the head and rendering him unconscious. He was hospitalized and released on October 29th. Investigation disclosed that the metal strapping tape on the bound pipe was broken, allowing one end of the pipe to swing down.
Keywords: head, unconsciousness, conduit, pipe, struck by, flatbed truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119791663 Hospitalized injury Concussion Truck drivers, heavy

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