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Safe design of buildings and structures- Code of practice

The code provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 relating to the design of buildings and structures for use at mining operations. Anyone involved in the design... Read more


Safe design of buildings and structures - Code of Practice

The code provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 relating to the design of buildings and structures for use at mining operations. Anyone involved in the design... Read more


AS 1562.3-2006 Design and Installation of Sheet Roof and Wall Cladding

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard is... Read more


Registration of Plant Design

Guidance Note 06 The purpose of this guidance note is to provide practical and general guidance to colliery holders, coal operators, and manufacturers and designers of plant used in coal workplaces on: (a) requirements for design registration of certain plant with... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Safe Design of Structures

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance to persons conducting a business or undertaking who design structures that will be used, or could reasonably be expected to be used, as a workplace. This includes architects, building... Read more


MDG 39 Handbook for Approval Assessment of Transport Braking Systems on Free-Steered Vehicles in Underground Coal Mines

This handbook outlines requirements for design, installation, testing and maintenance of braking systems fitted to free-steered vehicles in underground coal mines. It aims to minimise risk of injury to all mine workers by providing an assessment document to assist persons... Read more


AS 4240.1:2009 Remote Control Systems for Mining Equipment

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, testing, installation, commissioning and modification of remote control systems for mining equipment and machinery. It also recommends safeguarding practices and the provision for training of personnel associated with the operation and... Read more


MDG 36 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Fuel Containers for use in Underground Coal Mines

A guideline for the design and construction of diesel fuel containers in underground coal mines in New South Wales. Includes physical details, construction methods, filling and dispensing means and signage requirements. Note that the requirements for fixed fuel installations are... Read more


MDG 2 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Locomotives

This guideline identifies the aspects of locomotive design assessed prior to approval for use in New South Wales coal mines. The necessary controls, brakes, operational environments, labelling and ergonomics of locomotives (both diesel and electric) are addressed along with the... Read more


MDG 4 Design Guidelines for Manually Operated Conveyor Belts Tensioning Mechanism for Use in Coal Mines

A guideline for the design of a safe manual tensioning mechanism for conveyors used in NSW coal mines. Such a device requires the device to be easily operated by one person and prevented from spinning uncontrollably. ... Read more


MDG 7 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Fixed Bulk Distillate Installations Underground in Coal Mines

Provide guidelines intended to help designers of bulk distillate installations, where supply is by pipeline, by indicating those parameters which will be considered in an approval assessment. ... Read more


MDG 33 Guideline for Design, Commissioning and Maintenance of Drum Winders Part 1 of 2

A guideline for the design and commissioning of drum winders at underground coal mines in New South Wales. Sections are included on ropes, braking systems, mechanical devices, drift haulages, shaft winders, and shaft sinking winders. Chapters on commissioning and testing... Read more


MDG 31 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Feeder Breakers

A guideline for manufacturers of feeder breakers to be used at underground coal mines in NSW. Aspects of feeder breaker design relating to safety are addressed including controls, brakes, hydraulic systems, towing procedures, signage and lighting, and noise and dust... Read more


Remote Control Systems for Mining Equipment

The objective of this Standard is to provide requirements for designers, manufacturers, users and regulating authorities concerned with the safe use of remote controlled mining equipment in both the coal and metalliferous mining industries. ... Read more


Design, Installation and Operation of Underground Petroleum and Storage Systems

This code of practice is a prescribed document under regulation 62 of the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-explosives) Regulations 2007. Regulation 62 requires all operators of sites that store or handle petroleum products in an underground storage or... Read more


AS/NZS 1873.2:2003 Powder-Actuated (PA) Hand-Held Fastening Tools

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard is specified... Read more


MDG 12 Design Guidelines for the Construction of Friction Winders

A guide for the construction of frictional winding equipment in New South Wales coal mines. Includes minimum requirements for manufacturing and installation of frictional winders, and a guide to risks associated with these winders. Refers to other standards where required. ... Read more


MDG 9 Design Guideline for the Construction of Electric Powered Shuttle Cars for Use in Coal Mines

A guideline for manufacturers of shuttle cars for use in NSW coal mines. Details of the aspects of construction that are assessed to determine the safety of the vehicle are outlined. Specifications provided include controls, brakes and hydraulics as well... Read more


MDG 10 Design Guidelines for Hydraulic Load Locking Valves for Use in Coal Mines

This guideline outlines requirements for hydraulic load locking valves, which must be installed on hydraulic cylinders used to elevate cutting heads and conveyor booms in order to prevent the boom or cutting head falling in the event of a circuit... Read more


MDG 17 Mechanical Design Guidelines for the Construction of Continuous Miners

A guideline on the mechanical safety features to be installed on new continuous miners in NSW. The guideline covers the physical parameters that will be assessed prior to approval, including ergonomics and controls, brakes, hydraulic systems, noise levels, protective canopies,... Read more



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