OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 551 Fire detection systems

(1) An employer at an underground coal mine must ensure that

(a) 1 or more fire detection systems are installed in the mine, and

(b) the system automatically activates an audible alarm in a permanently attended surface control room if the system stops working.

(2) The Director may require an employer to install a fire detection system at a specific location in an underground coal mine.