OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 678 Permanent firing station

(1) When shots are fired from a permanent underground firing station, an employer must ensure that the only workers remaining in the blast area at the time of firing are

(a) the underground mine blaster, and

(b) not more than two blast guards appointed by the employer.

(2) When shots are fired from a permanent underground firing station, an employer must ensure that no worker, other than the underground mine blaster and blast guards, is downwind from where the shots are fired.