OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 719 Fans

(1) An employer must ensure that

(a) all main fans in a mine have an automatic ventilating pressure recording device that is always operating and monitored daily,

(b) a mine has a standby main fan, and

(c) a mine has an emergency power supply capable of running the main fan if the principle source of power fails.

(2) An employer must keep a record of the ventilating pressures taken and the dates on which they were taken.