OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 697 Voice communication

(1) An employer must ensure that a mine has a voice communication system between the surface and underground that consists of interconnected voice communication stations.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to exploration drivages from the surface that are not more than 60 metres long.

(3) An employer must ensure that a voice communication system has a separate back-up power supply that operates if there is a power failure.