OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 740 Breakdown of detector

(1) A worker may continue to operate a coal cutting machine that has a broken combustible gas detector if

(a) there is a continual monitoring by another combustible gas detector operated by a worker authorized under section 739, and

(b) the flammable gas reading at the operator’s cab does not exceed 15 percent of the lower explosive limit.

(2) A worker must not operate a coal cutting machine that has a broken combustible gas detector after the end of the work shift in which it broke down.