OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 601 Combustible dust

(1) An employer must ensure that, in hazardous locations, no combustible dust accumulates at or near the conveyor belt, the belt support rollers, the conveyor belt drive and tail and the belt take-up drums.

(2) An employer must ensure that, if dust may be a hazard, a belt conveyor discharge is constructed so that the amount of dust spilled or dispersed into the air is minimized or eliminated.