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Failure of explosion-protected characteristics of a diesel engine system

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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:

NSW Department of Primary Industries

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to New South Wales (NSW)

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Coverage:

New South Wales

Author:

DPI

Publisher:

NSW Government

Published:

22 Jan 2008



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