OHS Code

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

Section 370 Drive belts

(1) A worker must not shift a drive belt on a machine manually while the machine or motor is energized.

(2) An employer must ensure that a permanent drive belt shifter

(a) is provided for all loose pulleys on a machine, and

(b) is constructed so that the drive belt cannot creep back onto the driving pulley.