Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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Operation of hoist
239(1)An employer shall ensure that no person operates a hoist unless that person has attained the age of nineteen years.
239(2)A person who operates a hoist shall
(a) undergo a medical examination by a medical practitioner before commencing work as a hoist operator and every twelve months thereafter, and
(b) obtain a certificate of fitness certifying that the person is physically and mentally fit to discharge the duties of a hoist operator and is not subject to any infirmity of body or mind that may interfere with the duties of a hoist operator.
239(3)An employer shall ensure that a copy of the hoist operator’s certificate of fitness is posted in the hoist room.
239(4)A hoist operator’s certificate of fitness shall be in Form 3 and expires twelve months after its date.