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Inspection: 122467459 - Superior Services, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Madison
Report ID: 0523300
Open Date: 06/11/1997
Superior Services, Inc.
8929 N. Wood Road Milton, WI 53563
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4953/Refuse Systems
Mailing: 10150 West National Avenue, West Allis, WI 53227
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14372882
Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Line
As an employee was backing a garbage truck, it struck a low, recently installed cable television line. Tension on the cable caused the joint-use utility poles supporting the cable to be drawn inward and the overhead power line to sag. Apparently, the employee left the truck's cab and climbed onto the truck to move the power line. He contacted the power line and was electrocuted.
garbage truck, e gi iii, overhead power line, electrical, communication cable, electrocuted, untrained, utility pole
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