OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 595 Clearances

Subsection 595(1)

Adequate clearance must be provided on each side of a rubber-tired self-propelled machine and above it as it travels underground. Both the required horizontal and vertical clearance distances are illustrated in Figure 36.15.

Figure 36.15 Vehicle clearances underground

Subsection 595(2)

Based on particular circumstances, the Director may consider an application for an exemption to the defined clearances.