OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 568 Ground fault protection

An employer must ensure that in an underground coal mine the current of portable power cables supplying moveable electrical equipment and submersible pumps operating at a voltage exceeding 125 volts

(a) is automatically interrupted if there is a ground fault, and

(b) cannot be restored until the ground fault is removed.