by , on July 27, 2011

The  39-year-old miner with 22 years of mining experience was electrocuted while welding two pipes together.  He evidently contacted an energized welding electrode and was electrocuted. The MSHA is investigating the incident.

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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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