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Navigating Third-Party Damage to Outside Plants in 2024

The Power of Trusted Partnerships As we step into the new year, the telecommunications industry faces the ongoing challenge of protecting outside plant infrastructure from third-party damage. The increasing demand for connectivity and the proliferation of construction projects make it imperative to address potential disruptions. In 2024, the key to overcoming these challenges lies in establishing preventative measures and finding a trusted partner to help… Read More »Navigating Third-Party Damage to Outside Plants in 2024

Third Party Damage due to an Auto Accident

Navigating Stormy Waters: Protecting Utilities from Auto Damages with Phoenix Loss Control

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

Prepare for Unforeseen Power Outages

Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare for Unforeseen Power Outages 

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 

What to do if a vehicle strikes a power pole

What Do to When Your Vehicle Strikes a Power Pole

Do you know what do to when your vehicle strikes a power pole and has taken down a power line? 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… Read More »What Do to When Your Vehicle Strikes a Power Pole

The Recovery Process for Outside Plant Damage

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 Outside Plant Damage Assessment: Inspect and evaluate damage extent to guide recovery actions and estimate time and costs. This includes documenting the site. Isolation and… Read More »The Recovery Process for Outside Plant Damage

Understanding Third-Party Damage During Digging and Excavation: Prevention and Solutions

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

Why Utility Damage Investigators Are Vital for Safety and Accountability

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

Streamlining Outside Plant Damage (OPD) Investigations and Recovery

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