Electrical accidents in mining, 1980-85
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Electrical accidents in mining, 1980-85 fatal and nonfatal accidents in underground and on the surface at underground coal and metal--nonmetal mines by A. Oyler

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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Mine accidents -- United States.,
  • Mine safety -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. Oyler.
SeriesInformation circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9259.
LC ClassificationsUSBMIC#9259 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22070096M
LC Control Number90-1703

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Electrical Accidents in Mining (): Fatal and Nonfatal Accidents Underground and on the Surface At Underground Coal and Metal-nonmetal Mines. Authors Oyler-A. Electrical accidents in mining, fatal and nonfatal accidents in underground and on the surface at underground coal and metal--nonmetal mines / By A. (Anne) Oyler. Abstract. Includes bibliographical references (p. 46).Mode of access: InternetAuthor: A.#N# (Anne) Oyler. “The worst hard-rock mining disaster in American history began a half hour before midnight on June 8, , when fire broke out in the North Butte Mining Company’s Granite Mountain shaft. Sparked more than two thousand feet below ground, the fire spewed flames, smoke, and poisonous gas through a labyrinth of underground tunnels.   Considering both fatal and non-fatal cases, electrical injuries are disproportionately deadly. Mine Safety and Health Administration data for to show one fatality for every 22 electrical-related injuries, compared with an average of one fatality for every injuries for all other injury types in mining.

This book is written mainly for attorneys, physicians, and investigators who are concerned with accidents associated with electric current. It is based on approximately 50 years of personal research, augmented by experience in teaching medical and biomedical engineering students and as an expert witness in litigation involving electrical injury. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently released a fatality alert about an accident that occurred in early August, resulting in the electrocution of a year-old plant electrician. The victim, who had 15 years of mining experience, was electrocuted when he contacted an energized connection of a 4,VAC electrical circuit. All entries made in the electrical log book must be recorded in ink. Further information: The electrical log book should be maintained for the duration of the mining operation and 6 years after its suspension or abandonment, as described in section 89 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act If the principal employer appears likely to go. Electrical Safety Summary 53 Annex A 54 Electrical Safety Terms and Definitions 54 Annex B 61 Electrical Safety Codes and Standards 61 Annex C 63 Energized Electrical Work Permit 63 Annex D 65 Arc-Flash Calculation Steps 65 Annex E 67 Arc Flash Calculator Tables 67 Annex F 71 Resources for Electrical Safety 71 Annex G 73 References 73 Annex H

This guidance replaces L – The use of electricity in mines: Electricity at Work Regulations Approved Code of Practice. Who this guidance is for: It is primarily aimed at mine operators, engineers and technicians but will also be useful to others within the mining industry such as mine managers, safety representatives and representatives of employee safety, any employer with. Electrical Safety From the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, this presentation covers the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR SUBPART S. 30 slides: Electrical Safety This program details the requirements of 29 CFR for electrical safety. 57 slides: Electrical Safety. The electrical log book must be made available to an electrical inspector or inspector of mines (electricity) on request. Further information: The electrical log book must be kept in good order and securely retained for the life of the installation and, in the case of a mine site, for a period of 6 years following mining operations being. The #1 Mine Safety & Inspection Books in the Country!