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Mining Publication: Protection Against Lightning At Surface And Underground Mining Plants

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Original creation date: April 1948

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The necessity for protection against the hazards of lightning manifests itself from time to time in the mining industry by reason of loss of life, damage to electrical equipment, fires in surface structures at mines, and accidents in the handling and use of explosives. This paper is intended to assemble, correlate, and present some of the salient points embodied in the available literature on the subject and at the same time give some factual data concerning instances of such loss of life and damage to property, with special application to the mining industry.

Authors: D Harrington, DJ Parker, LH Harrison

Information Circular - April 1948

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NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20030764

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Information Circular 7447, 1948-04; :1-24


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