OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 543 Flammable gas monitors

(1) An employer must ensure that appropriate flammable gas monitors are installed in a hazardous location and are continuously monitored via a remote monitoring and control system in a permanently attended surface communication station.

(2) An employer must ensure that the flammable gas monitors required by subsection (1)

(a) are installed in an appropriate place in each hazardous location, and

(b) Repealed

(c) will cause an alarm to sound in a permanently attended surface communication station if the content of the atmosphere exceeds 20 percent of the lower explosive limit of the gas being monitored.