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The Bureau of Mines shock prevention research program -- an overview.
IEEE Trans Ind Appl 1986 Sep; IA-22(5):941-945
This paper describes a Bureau of Mines shock-prevention research program to improve general electrical safety in mines by preventing shock and electrocution through investigation of protective devices and equipment design. Results are highlighted and current projects summarized for sensitive ground, fault protection, dead front construction, shielded trailing cables, earth grounding, and overhead powerline safety.
Michael R. Yenchek, US Department of Interior, Bureau of Mines, Cochrans Mill Road, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
OP; Journal Article
Issue of Publication
IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division