Acts and Regulations

96-105 - Underground Mine

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Handling of flammable and volatile material
86(1)An employer shall ensure that flammable refuse is
(a) removed from the workings to the surface at least once a week,
(b) in the case of oil or grease refuse, removed daily from the mine in covered fire resistive containers, unless the oil or grease refuse is stored in fire resistive containers in a storage area designated by the employer as a fire hazard area, and
(c) disposed of at the surface in an adequate manner.
86(2)Every supervisor shall daily, before going off shift, certify in the book required by subsection 18(3) that there is no accumulation of flammable refuse underground in the area of the mine under his or her supervision except as reported by him or her.