OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 599 Stopping

(1) An employer must ensure that a section of a conveyor belt system that is accessible to workers has

(a) a pull cord to stop the conveyor belt system in an emergency, and

(b) controls that must be reset manually before the conveyor belt system can be restarted after an emergency stop.

(2) An employer must ensure that a switch is installed on each conveyor belt that

(a) is sensitive to belt travel, and

(b) stops the drive motor if the belt or transfer chute or both are blocked or slip.