(1) The utility
shall notify the commission immediately or as soon as reasonably possible by
telephone or telegraph of all fatal accidents and explosions involving property
damage exceeding $1,500.
utility shall notify the commission of the failure of any principal unit of
equipment which results in an interruption of service to the extent set forth
104.02(1) (b) 2.
and 3.; of accidents
involving property loss to others in excess of $1,500; or of accidents
involving loss or damage to utility property estimated to exceed $10,000. Such
notification shall be given within 6 days after knowledge of such failure or
(3) The utility shall
notify the commission of accidents resulting in personal injuries to
non-employes requiring hospital confinement. Such notification shall be given
within 6 days after knowledge of such accident.
(4) The utility shall notify the commission
of accidents to employees resulting in more than 3 days' disability. Advice
given promptly by the utility that notice has been given to the workers'
compensation division of the department of workforce development shall be
considered compliance with this subsection.
(5) The notification shall indicate the
location of the accident, its nature, the names of any injured persons and
whether any such persons are employees.
(6) The utility and others are urged to
notify the commission of any unusual occurrences which, because of their number
or dangerous potential, indicate the desirability of corrective
for in s. PSC 104.04 and reports provided for in s.
shall be required only for occurrences which
result from functions directly connected with the furnishing of service by a
utility. Accidents arising for reasons not related to specific public utility
functions and which arise out of circumstances common to general business
operations require no notification or report. Such matters as motor vehicle
accidents, accidents occurring on the premises of a utility or third person due
to slippery floors, falls or the like, are types of situations where
notification or reports are not required. The enumeration is not exclusive but
is intended to be indicative of the type of case where notification or reports
are not required.
Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 104.04
CR Register, October,
1959, No. 46, eff. 11-1-59; CR 06-046: am. (4) Register April 2007 No. 616,