OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 739 Portable detector

(1) A worker must not use a portable combustible gas detector unless an underground coal  mine manager authorizes its use.

(2) An underground coal  mine manager may authorize a competent worker to use a portable combustible gas detector.

(3) A portable combustible gas detector must comply with section 737.

(4) An employer must ensure that before each shift, a portable combustible gas detector to be used underground is tested for accuracy and calibrated according to the manufacturer’s specifications.