OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 25 Tools, Equipment and Machinery

Section 373 Crossing conveyor belts

(1) A worker must cross over a conveyor belt using a bridge that is at least 1 metre wide and has adequate guardrails.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a worker may cross over a conveyor belt at a location other than a bridge if the belt is locked out.

(3) A worker must cross under a moving conveyor belt at a designated place where the worker is protected from moving parts of the conveyor and from material falling from the belt.