Codes of Practice

  1. Guide to the prevention and suppression of dust in mining, tunnelling and quarrying

    01 January 1965

    The object of this manual is to indicate those operations in mining, tunnelling and quarrying which are likely to give rise to airborne dust, and to describe ways in which the concentrations may be determined and how they may be eliminated or reduced.

  2. Safety and health in agricultural work

    01 January 1965

    Covers safe utilisation of agricultural machinery, maintenance and equipment, fire protection for farm buildings, use of poisonous chemicals, regulations for rural area occupational health, working conditions and social protection of rural workers.

  3. Prevention of accidents due to electricity underground in coal mines

    01 January 1959

    This code of practice on the prevention of accidents due to electricity underground in coal mines comprises two parts. Part 1 contains provisions applicable to all coal mines, including general provisions and provisions on installation, examination, testing, maintenance and repairs. Part 2 contains additional provisions applicable to gassy and dusty mines.

  4. Prevention of accidents due to fires underground in coal mines

    01 January 1959

    This code of practice on the prevention of accidents due to fires underground in coal mines comprises two parts. Part 1 contains provisions applicable to all coal mines, namely a series of general operation precautions, together with provisions on the organization of the prevention and detection of fires and of fire fighting. Part 2 contains additional provisions applicable to mines liable to spontaneous combustion.

  5. Model code of safety regulations for industrial establishments for the guidance of governments and industry

    01 January 1956

    The purpose of this Model Code is to contribute to the elimination of danger to life, and to secure the safety and health of workers in industrial establishments. The provisions of this Model Code apply to construction, equipment and working conditions in industrial establishments.

  6. Model code of safety regulations for underground work in coal mines

    01 January 1949

    For the guidance of governments and of the coal-mining industry