As inclement weather approaches various regions in the United States, the unfortunate reality is an anticipated surge in auto damages resulting in third party damage, affecting utility poles. The questions arise: Who bears the cost of damages to your utilities? Who covers outage fees, generator operation, materials, and the expenses for technicians and subcontractors? The people responding to, monitoring, and repairing those damages and transfers?… Read More »Navigating Stormy Waters: Protecting Utilities from Auto Damages with Phoenix Loss Control
As winter approaches, it’s essential to prepare for unforeseen power outages. Power Outages can occur from weather damage in a storm or when a plow comes through and takes out a power pole. Either way, it is best to take this into account and prepare so you do not find yourself in a sticky situation. Here are some tips to help you stay safe, comfortable… Read More »Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare for Unforeseen Power Outages
Do you know what do to when your vehicle strikes a power pole? Unfortunately, this is often overlooked, as it’s not commonly covered in driver safety courses or DMV handbooks. Shockingly, hundreds of deaths occur every year due to a lack of awareness about electrical safety following auto accidents. Do you or your loved ones know how to react when a vehicle collides with a… Read More »What Do to When Your Vehicle Strikes a Power Pole
Outside Plant Damage (OSP), or Third-Party Damage, disrupts businesses and service providers. Recovery is crucial when accidents, vandalism, or natural disasters harm cable, fiber, telecom, gas, electric, or OSP equipment. Here are the key steps in the recovery process: Initial Assessment: Inspect and evaluate damage extent to guide recovery actions and estimate time and costs. Isolation and Safety Measures: Isolate the damage, implement safety measures,… Read More »The Recovery Process for Outside Plant Damage
Introduction Digging and excavation are crucial activities in construction, infrastructure development, and utility maintenance. However, one common problem that often arises during these processes is third-party damage. This occurs when underground utilities or property belonging to someone other than the excavator are accidentally damaged. In this article, we’ll explore the reasons behind third-party damage, discuss ways to prevent it, and emphasize the importance of safe… Read More »Understanding Third-Party Damage During Digging and Excavation: Prevention and Solutions
In our modern world, we rely on a complex network of utilities like electricity, gas, water, and telecommunications to power our homes, fuel our industries, and keep our communities connected. These essential services are typically buried underground or hidden from plain view, making it easy to take them for granted. However, when accidents happen, and utility infrastructure gets damaged, the consequences can be severe. This… Read More »Why Utility Damage Investigators Are Vital for Safety and Accountability
In today’s fast-paced world, disruptions to outside plant infrastructure can cause significant headaches for businesses and communities. Damage to outside plant facilities can result from a multitude of factors, including excavation, accidents, natural disasters, or vandalism. However, when such incidents occur, it is crucial to have a trusted partner to efficiently handle the investigation and recovery process. In this article, we’ll delve into the process… Read More »Streamlining Outside Plant Damage (OPD) Investigations and Recovery
Utility companies lose BILLIONS annually due to third-party damages. Phoenix Loss Control assists by recovering and protecting utilities, considering factors like damage extent, location, and costs. They aim to safeguard, recover, and restore utilities, emphasizing transparency. Clients incur no upfront costs, paying upon successful recovery. In a budget-focused world, it’s crucial to address infrastructure damage’s financial impact. Phoenix Loss Control specializes in recovery, aiming to replenish your… Read More »As we dive into budget season, how have damages affected you this year?