OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 575 Prototype Machine

(1) This section applies to a prototype machine that is

(a) a new or used, rubber-tired, self-propelled, machine unit referred to in ISO Standard 6165: 2006, Earth-moving machinery – Basic types – Vocabulary,

(b) intended for use at surface mines or at surface operations related to underground mines, and

(c) brought into Alberta for the first time.

(2) An employer must ensure that a prototype machine meets the requirements of the braking performance set by ISO Standard 3450:1996, Earth-moving machinery – Braking systems of rubber-tyred machines – Systems and performance requirements and test procedures.

(3) Repealed

(4) Repealed

(5) An employer must ensure that the manufacturer of a prototype self-propelled machine or a professional engineer certifies that the prototype self-propelled machine meets or exceeds the requirements of this section.

(6) An employer must ensure that a copy of the “Test Report” referred to in clause 8 of ISO Standard 3450: 1996, on the prototype machine is given to the Director.