Mining Equipment: 4 Essential Guidelines For Preventing Electrical Hazards

Electricity is indispensable on mining sites because it powers the core heavy equipment, provides lighting and charges critical devices. Unfortunately, electricity increases the risks of working in the mining area due to potential hazards. Some of the dangers related to electrical power include electrical shock, electrocution, explosions and fires. Keep in mind that accidents in/on a mining site are more dangerous than in other environments because of the confined nature of the workplace.