OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 700 Portal

(1) An employer must ensure that all parts of a portal are constructed of non-flammable materials.

(2) An employer must ensure, before a portal is constructed, a professional engineer prepares and certifies a portal construction plan that

(a) includes drawings, diagrams and instructions detailing the design of the portal, and

(b) specifies how the portal is to be safely constructed and positioned while protecting workers from falling or collapsing ground.