Almost 450 violations were revealed at the mines of Kuzbass

Prosecutors revealed 449 violations at the mines of Kuzbass after the accident at Listvyazhnaya and the executive authorities identified 449 violations. The General Prosecutor's Office was told this to on Monday, November 29.

It is clarified that violations have been identified in the field of industrial safety, fire safety and labor protection. 180 cases of administrative offenses were initiated, 19 submissions were made to eliminate violations of the law, one protest was brought and two warnings were announced. One criminal case of negligence was also initiated, the accused were taken into custody.

On November 27, it became known that the last inspection of the Listvyazhnaya mine a week before the explosion, which killed 52 people, revealed 10 violations of safety rules. Among the violations were the longwall power supply scheme not approved by the engineer and missing methane control sensors. The documents also show that the violations were eliminated on the day of the inspection, November 18. During the year, 139 violations were identified at the enterprise.