S-2.1, r. 14 - Regulation respecting occupational health and safety in mines

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373. Every conveyor shall:
(1)  have head, return, drive and tension rollers that are protected by a device extending at least 0.9 m (3 ft) beyond each recessed point;
(2)  be equipped with a device that prevents any object or materials from falling, where the conveyor is installed above a place where workers move about;
(3)  be equipped with a footwalk and guardrail where it is installed more than 2 m (6.5 ft) above ground level or floor level, except where the conveyor can be accessed by means of an elevating platform or other mechanical means that complies with section 208 or 401;
(4)  be equipped with a protective rail on the sides alongside which the workers move about;
(5)  be equipped, where the workers may access the conveyor while it is in operation, with an emergency shut-down device along its full length between the head pulley and the return pulley; release of the shut-down device shall not restart the conveyor;
(6)  be equipped, where it is self-starting or remote starting or is partially invisible from the operator’s controls and has accessible movable parts, with a lighting device or an auditory device that signals the conveyor’s start-up to the workers;
(7)  in the case of a bucket conveyor, be surrounded by an unbroken protective barrier reaching the full height of the conveyor and have doors or panels for maintenance work, inspections or repairs; the opening of one of those doors or panels shall automatically stop the conveyor.
O.C. 213-93, s. 373; O.C. 1326-95, s. 67; O.C. 119-2006, s. 25.