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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107348120 - Monroe Roadways, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo

Nr: 107348120Report ID: 0213600Open Date: 07/01/1993

Monroe Roadways, Inc.
1 College Circle, Suny At Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 14454
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 300 Hogan Road, Fairport, NY 14450

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/05/1993
Close Case:11/10/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14310478Event: 06/25/1993Employee Killed When Struck By Saw Chain Segment
Employee #1 was enlarging an existing hole in the top of a manhole cover when the diamond segmented chain on a Maxcut 12 saw broke and projected a diamond segment into his chest. The segment fractured his sternum and severed his aorta. Employee #1 died. The pneumatic powered concrete saw was manufactured by Spitnas, type 510090000, Masch. NR. 914141.
Keywords: manhole cover, equipment failure, saw, chest, heart, severed, construction, struck by, artery, flying object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107348120 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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