Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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Notification of unusual occurrences
19An employer shall notify an officer and the committee within twenty-four hours and make a full written report to the Commission within fourteen days after any of the following occurrences:
(a) an accident involving the hoist, sheaves, hoisting rope, conveyance, shaft timbering or any part of the operation of the shaft;
(b) a fire involving an air compressor, air receiver or compressed air line;
(c) an unexpected inrush of water from old workings or otherwise;
(d) a failure of an underground dam or bulkhead;
(e) an outbreak of fire;
(f) an asphyxiation causing a partial or total loss of physical control of any person;
(g) a flammable gas in mine workings;
(h) an unexpected extensive subsidence or caving of mine workings; or
(i) an incident involving electric control gear or cables that produced or could have produced a dangerous situation.