|Document ID (ISN)||77725|
|Convention or series no.
||DME 16/3/2/2/- A2
Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate
||Guideline for the compilation of a mandatory code of practice - Trackless mobile machinery
||Department of Minerals and Energy, Private Bag X 59, Pretoria 0001, South Africa, 2001. 16p. Illus. 14 ref.
||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.
||occupational safety; public OSH institutions; mining industry; trucks; South Africa
||responsibilities of employers; hazard evaluation; safety guides; legislation; safe working methods
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||South Africa|
||Mines and quarries
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
Mining and quarrying