OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 737 Approval of devices for testing and measuring

An employer must ensure that combustible gas detectors and other devices used for testing and measuring air quality, velocity, and volume in a mine are approved for use in coal mines by one of the following:

(a) the United States Mines Safety and Health Administration, or its predecessors or successors in administration;

(b) the Ministry of Power of the Government of Great Britain, or its predecessors or successors in administration;

(c) the Department of Natural Resources, Canada, or its predecessors or successors in administration; or

(d) another organization or combination of organizations approved by the Director.