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Section: 56.12028
Date: 02/09/2011
District:
Negligence: Moderate
Injury or Illness: Unlikely
Injury or illness could be expected to be: Lost Workdays or Restricted Only
Significant and Substantial: No

Condition or Practice: The mine operator was unable to produce current documentation that the continuity and resistance test of their electrical system had been conducted with the specified time. The last known test was on July 2009. Miners working around this area were exposed to the possibility of shock if a ground fault condition were to go undetected. The vast majority of the plant is subjected to heavy vibration and weather.

Action to Terminate: A test of the plants electrical system was done on 10/30/2010.

Why this concerns you: We told the inspector up front that it hadn't been done yet due to reworking the plant and we wanted an accurate and up to date reading.



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