MIRMgate is a not for profit initiative of the University of Queensland to provide the minerals industry with comprehensive safety information.



Failures of Explosion Protected Diesel Engine Systems

Click here to view resource.

     Click a tab to view specific information about this listing...
  • COMPLIANCEgate

Information:

Clause 56(1)(m) of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006 (CMHSR) requires notification by the Coal Operator to the Chief Inspector of any incident or matter involving –

‘the in-service failure of the explosion-protection characteristics of explosion-protected plant’.

Safety Bulletin SB08-05 provides guidance in assessing clause 56(1)(m) reporting requirements.

Between December 2006 and December 2009 there were over 465 reported failures of explosion protected diesel engine systems (DES) by mine operators. On average there is a failure of an explosion protected DES every 56 hours.



Organisation:

Department of Industry and Investment New South Wales

Click here to view details and other documents from Department of Industry and Investment New South Wales.


Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

Click here to view other documents within the coverage area.





Information:

PDF Document
Coverage:

New South Wales

Author:

DPI

Publisher:

NSW Government

Published:

19 Mar 2010



Quick Search



©2017 MIRMgate