OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 545 Emergency response station

(1) An employer must establish, maintain and operate an emergency response station and provide facilities for conducting rescue operations and other emergency work at a mine, unless the Director exempts the mine from this section.

(2) An employer must ensure that adequate rescue equipment and apparatus are available for immediate use at an emergency response station.

(3) An employer must ensure that there are sufficient workers at a mine site who are trained in the use and maintenance of rescue equipment.