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Document ID (ISN)77725
CIS number 01-1826
ISBN(s) 0-9584360-2-9
Year 2001
Convention or series no. DME 16/3/2/2/- A2
Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate
Title Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice - Trackless mobile machinery
Bibliographic information Department of Minerals and Energy, Private Bag X 59, Pretoria 0001, South Africa, 2001. 16p. Illus. 14 ref.
Abstract Haulage and transport accidents are the second largest category of accidents in South African mines. The South African Mines Health and Safety Act (MHSA) requires employers to prepare and implement a code of practice (COP) on any matter affecting the safety and health of employees. These COPs must comply with official guidelines. This document has been compiled to assist employers in the mining industry to prepare a COP for improving safety and health in connection with trackless mobile machinery. Contents include: legal aspects; format and content of the mandatory COP; COP implementation plan.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; public OSH institutions; mining industry; trucks; South Africa
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; safety guides; legislation; safe working methods
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSouth Africa
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Mining and quarrying