Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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Shaft inspection
265(1)An employer shall appoint a person to examine a shaft and associated components.
265(2)An employer shall ensure that a person appointed under subsection (1) is competent.
265(3)A person appointed under subsection (1) shall examine the shaft and associated components as follows:
(a) the mine shaft, at least once every week;
(b) the shaft guides, timbers, walls and compartments used for hoisting, at least once every month;
(c) the headframe, headframe foundation and backlegs, sheave deck, dump, bin and bin supports, at least once every year; and
(d) the shaft sump, at such frequency as is necessary to assure that the tail, guide and rubbing rope connections are clear of water and spillage.