OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 706 Control of equipment

(1) An employer must ensure that the control levers of storage battery locomotives, trolley locomotives and vehicles are designed so that the levers

(a) can only be removed when the lever is in the neutral position, and

(b) are spring-loaded or biased to return to the neutral position.

(2) If remote controlled equipment is used at a mine site, the employer must ensure it is used in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.