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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 122467459 - Superior Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Madison

Nr: 122467459Report ID: 0523300Open 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

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/20/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/29/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14372882Event: 06/10/1997Electric 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.
Keywords: garbage truck, e gi iii, overhead power line, electrical, communication cable, electrocuted, untrained, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 122467459 Fatality Electric Shock Garbage collectors

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