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Section: 56.14101a2
Date: 05/22/2013
District:
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: When tested, the parking brake of the John Deere Gator XUV (850D) was not
capable of holding the equipment on the maximum grade the vehicle travels.
The vehicle was observed traveling various parts of the mine site during the
course of the inspection. The parking brake was tested on the Plant 2 hill
leading to the Shop. Should the vehicle roll unexpectedly with a defective
brake, a miner would be subjected to severe injuries from being struck by the
vehicle.

Action to Terminate: When retested, the parking brake on the John Deere Gator XUV (850D) was
capable of holding the equipment on the maximum grade the vehicle travels.

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