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    Distribution board in factory yard

    While I'm posting electrical pics, I thought I'd post this db found in a factory yard.

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    That's exactly how we found it.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    ...in a factory yard. They better make sure kids don't hop around there...
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    I'm particularly impressed with the board to keep off the rain. Quite a safety feature
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    eish....thee problem she is because da wires is not totally covered in da mud...
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    One suggestion was to set the bribe at R200k and we'd give a free rewire

    Actually, the factory electrician will be doing all the repairs (the same one who connected the machinery and weather proofed the db by the sounds of things).

    I don't see a COC being issued any time soon - not by us anyway.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    one good thing...plenty of ventilation...no chance of overheating the wires...

    by the way this is not an uncommon site in factories...if you call the eca out...chances are they will ask what all the fuss is about.

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    Unbelievable. That board would take around half an hour to tidy up and probably about the same amount of time to replace the enclosure with a new one that has a door. The only excuse is bone idle laziness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyD View Post
    Unbelievable. That board would take around half an hour to tidy up and probably about the same amount of time to replace the enclosure with a new one that has a door. The only excuse is bone idle laziness.
    Or - there is no time for maintenance, just keep the motors turning.
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    until someone is injured...then suddenly you find the DOL come out of the wood work...management make time and funds available for repairs...etc...safety policies are quickly put into place and a small fee is paid out for any injuries...and it all goes away again...until the next injury.

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