A contractor brought down an 11kV power line by accident.
18 March 2016
Works or Distribution
Outside (above ground)
Property damage level:
Restricted to the direct vicinity of the equipment
Outcome of investigation:
A contractor was working near 11kV overhead line. He had the necessary permit and stand-over person. The observer left the site, and the line was struck. The network company was involved and will recover costs from contractor.