OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 550 Conveyor clearance

An employer at an underground coal mine must ensure that

(a) a clearance is maintained between the bottom rollers of conveyor belt systems and the floor of the roadway that permits workers to remove combustible material, and

(b) if the clearance is obtained by mounting the conveyor belt system on pillars, the pillars are of non-flammable material.