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General Order 95


Section I


General Provisions


17    Investigation of Accidents


A.    Each owner or operator of supply lines shall establish procedures for the investigation of major accidents and failures for the purpose of determining the causes and minimizing the possibility of recurrence.  Nothing in this rule is intended to extend, waive, or limit any claim of attorney client privilege and/or attorney work product privilege.


(1)     Definition of major accidents and failures:


a)    Incidents associated with utility facilities which cause property damage estimated at or about the time of the incident to be more than $50,000.


b)    Incidents resulting from electrical contact which cause personal injury which require hospitalization overnight, or result in death.


EXCEPTION:    Does not apply to motor vehicle caused incidents.


Note:    Added January 13, 2006 by Decision No. 05-01-030