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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    I have worked on a few different utility properties during my 37 year career during "storm trouble." Every property Ive worked on had similar means to diconnect individual overhead services. You...
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    The fused switch is known as a cut-out box, it generally fuses transformers or primary branch circuits. Cut-boxes are not used to disconnect individual service connections.
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    See my first post on this page.....
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    The utility I work for doesnt allow an electrician to bypass the meter. You call the power company, a crew shows up does the disconnect, you do your work, the crew returns heats it back up. ...
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    Well, lets see;)....if it feeds overhead, the power co eithers cuts it at the pole i.e. the individual service connection. Or at the house depending on what needs to be done. If the service is UG,...
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    I have no problem with a master electrician doing it.

    But if some home owner sees the show and thinks all he needs is a fiberglass ladder and he's now safe to handle energized conductors safely,...
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    Re: Whoa, major electrical safety violations

    OSHA, NESC, NFPA 70E asside, I find it inconceivable that TOH would show Allen disconnect and reconnect the power co service in the manner he employed. I know electricians do their own disconnects...
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