by , on February 11, 2011

Four electricians and an engineer were working on an electrical installation in an underground mine when an explosion resulted in their death.  The cause of death is still under investigation, but may have been related to methane.

From my experience this is VERY likely to have been an arc flash but could have ignited methane.

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Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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