Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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219(1)An employer shall ensure that safety catches and mechanisms installed on a cage
(a) are of adequate type and design,
(b) stop and hold the cage if the supporting rope or attachment breaks, and
(c) successfully pass the free fall test in section 220
(i) before the cage is first used to transport persons, and
(ii) before the cage is first used after repairs to correct distortion of the safety catches and mechanisms.
219(2)This section does not apply to inclined shafts where the shaft conveyance runs on rails.