Accident at RUSAL’s mine results in lawsuit

Severouralsk Investigative Division of Sverdlovsk Region’s public prosecution authorities completed its pre-inquest investigation of the accident that occurred at OAO Sevuralboksitruda’s Krasnaya Shapochka mine on March 10, 2010. The accident left the company’s twenty-eight-year-old shaft man badly injured, allegedly because the safety regulations were not complied with during his shift.

Following the investigation, Severouralsk Investigative Division of Sverdlovsk Region’s public prosecution authorities instituted a criminal lawsuit, with charges based on Article 216 (part 1) of the Russian Federation Criminal Code (non-compliance with mining or construction safety requirements).

Persons that might be found guilty of this offense could face up to three years in prison.

At the moment, the authorities are trying to find out about all the accompanying circumstances; the criminal suit is being processed as well.


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