OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
Bookmark this page

Part 36 Mining

Section 597 Diesel powered machine

(1) An employer must ensure that a diesel powered machine used in an underground coal mine meets the requirements of CSA Standard CAN/CSA-M424.1-88 (R2007), Flameproof Non-Rail-Bound, Diesel-Powered Machines for Use in Gassy Underground Coal Mines, unless this Code or some other equivalent standard approved by the Director requires otherwise.

(2) An employer must ensure that a diesel powered machine used in an underground mine, other than a coal mine, meets the requirements of CSA Standard CAN/CSA-M424.2-M90 (R2007), Non-Rail-Bound Diesel-Powered Machines for Use in Non-Gassy Underground Mines, or other equivalent standard approved by the Director.