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July 9, 2020 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

A mine superintendent was electrocuted while attempting to reverse polarity on a power cable by switching leads inside an energized 4160-volt GFI vacuum disconnect box.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the
cause of the accident.