OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 580 Emergency brakes

If the emergency braking system of a rubber-tired, self-propelled machine is arranged to cause an automatic application of the service brakes when there is an accidental loss of air pressure in the main brake actuating system, an employer must ensure that the available brake application pressure does not fall below 415 kilopascals.