OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 724 Brattice, vent tubes

(1) If brattice or vent tubes are used to ventilate the working face, an employer must ensure that the brattice or vent tubes are kept advanced as close as possible to the working face.

(2) An employer must ensure that brattice or vent tubes used in a mine are constructed of materials that meet the requirements of CSA Standard CAN/CSA M427-M91 (R2001), Fire-Performance and Antistatic Requirements for Ventilation  Materials.