OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 566 Batteries

(1) An employer must ensure that battery charging stations in an underground mine are

(a) ventilated by intake air to ensure gases are diffused and the contaminated air is discharged directly into the return airway, and

(b) approved by the Director.

(2) An employer must ensure that workers do not repair batteries in an underground coal mine or other hazardous location.