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    Ensuring healthy and safe working conditions in the mining industry

    People Safety

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    Mining safety

    Making safety an integrated part of the production and efficiency equation is no longer an option, it's a requirement, and everyone is responsible for promoting this culture.
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    Our Solutions for People Safety

    Why work with Schneider Electric

    • Default Alternative Text A single supplier for your safety needs Schneider Electric helps you address a wide variety of challenges around human and equipment safety.
    • Default Alternative Text Delivering best-in-class technologies From the best camera technology to the most advanced lightning detection systems, Schneider Electric delivers the solutions you need to protect your most valuable assets.

    Facts

    • Default Alternative Text Arc flash can reach temperatures of up to 30 000°F (16 600°C).
    • Blue plug icon 5 to 10 arc flash incidents occur in the US every day.
    • Blue lightning icon Lightning strikes 40 to 50 times per second worldwide.
    • Blue helmet icon Mining accidents have declined dramatically through research, improved technology, and preventive programs.
    • Default Alternative Text Lightning can penetrate a 600ft/ 180m deep mine with enough energy to trigger a gas explosion.
    • Default Alternative Text On average, injury litigation costs $10 to $15 million for general industrial incidents (US)