OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 561 Notice to Director

(1) An employer must notify the Director before

(a) electrical energy is installed and used at a mine,

(b) Repealed,

(c) electrical equipment is placed, installed or modified in an underground coal mine or a hazardous location, or

(d) an electrical distribution system is disconnected from the power source when a mine is to be abandoned or left unattended.

(2) An employer must ensure that a system referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (c) is not energized until written approval is given by the Director.

(3) A notification under subsection (1) must show the parts of the mine where the electrical energy is to be transmitted and used.