OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 674 Leaving a misfire

(1) If a misfire is not deactivated in the same work shift as it occurred, the underground mine blaster must erect a warning board or fence bearing a sign “DO NOT ENTER – MISFIRE” across the whole width of the tunnel or location of the blast area before leaving the misfire unattended.

(2) An underground mine blaster must report the location of a misfire that is not deactivated to the blaster’s supervisor.