OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 537 Dust from drills

(1) An employer must ensure that if a blast hole drill, rotary drill or other drill is used, the dust released is controlled.

(2) If drilling is intermittent and dust cannot be effectively controlled, an employer may apply to the Director for an acceptance approving an alternate means of protecting workers from dust.