OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 547 Fire fighting training

(1) An employer at an underground coal mine must ensure that

(a) all workers newly employed at the mine receive training in the use of fire fighting equipment during the first 3 months of their employment, and

(b) all workers continually employed underground receive a practical course in the use of fire fighting equipment every 2 years.

(2) An employer must keep a record of the workers attending fire fighting training.