Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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Underground magazines
125(1)An employer shall ensure that an underground magazine is
(a) substantially constructed,
(b) equipped with a fire door that meets the requirements of subsection 97(3),
(c) designated a fire hazard area in accordance with section 79,
(d) located so there is minimal possibility of mobile equipment hitting it,
(e) located so that in case of fire in the mine the explosives are not likely to become overheated, and
(f) conspicuously marked by a sign with the words “DANGER - EXPLOSIVES/EXPLOSIFS”.
125(2)An employer shall ensure that there are no electrical fixtures or electrical wiring inside an underground magazine and that the wire and motor of any fan ventilating the magazine is kept outside the magazine.