Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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30(1)Except where a climbing conveyance or a raise borer is used, an employer shall ensure that a raise inclined at over fifty degrees from the horizontal that is to be driven more than eighteen metres slope distance, is divided into at least two compartments, one of which is maintained as a ladderway.
30(2)An employer shall ensure that timbering used to divide a raise referred to in subsection (1) is kept within a safe distance of the face of the raise and that the distance between the face of the raise and the top of the timbering does not exceed 7.5 m.