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Section: 56.12008
Date: 05/21/2015
District: NC
Negligence: Low
Injury or Illness: Unlikely
Injury or illness could be expected to be: Lost Workdays or Restricted Only
Significant and Substantial: No

Condition or Practice: Three cables were not passing through a proper fitting entering the metal
starter enclosure for the plant lstacker. The cables were not provided with strain relief that would prevent them from being pulled out of the box. Should the cable become damaged or pulled loose the exposed conductors may come in contact with a miner causing possible electric shock and or burns. There were no tools or materials stored near the starter. The mine operator was not aware of the condition.

Action to Terminate: The mine operator had electricians install a fitting that provides strain relief for the cables.

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