Good day to all at TFSA, I have a request for all the guys who normally work with the legal side of our industry.
A child has been electrocuted and the local supplier has not commented on their resposibility.
An overhead supply to a house was not supported correctly.
The local authority was alerted to the fact that strange sounds were coming from their distribution box.
They worked on it in such a manner that the cable was left to rest on a wire fence.
Being the "windy city", the cable chafed through and electrified the fence.
A child has unfortunately touched the fence with lethal consequences.
If there is anyone who has the regulations at their fingertips and can provide me with the relevant regulations pertaining to the installation and maintenance of these supply cables, I, along with the family of the deceased child would appreciate to hear from you.
I have requested the municipal by-laws from an "inside" contact, but would also like to obtain the National standard.
I am specifically interested in the minimum height of an overhead supply to a domestic installation.