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Electrical Installations in Oil Shale Mines.
Gillenwater-BB; Kline-RJ; Paas-N
NTIS: PB/84-165794 :165 pages
This report presents recommended guidelines and regulatory changes applicable to electrical installations in underground oil shale mines. The recommendations are based on information gathered from oil shale operators, government agencies, and other knowledgeable sources familiar with existing plans for mining systems and electrical installations, and on present understanding of the problems and hazards associated with oil shale mining. Additional discussions of specific electrical problems related to oil shale mining include ground fault current levels, permissible electrical wheel motors, permissible batteries and electrical starting systems, intrinsically safe instrumentation, and applicability of existing test standards.
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Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division